Professor of Chemistry Emeritus Dana W. Mayo, who passed away in November 2016 at the age of 88, played a pivotal role in the growth of the College’s chemistry department. With the support of his family, former students and the College, “Doc Mayo,” as he was known by his students, was honored this week through the creation the Dana Walker Mayo Fund.
Ann Basu Over 80 women will perform in the College’s second annual production of “RISE: Untold Stories of Bowdoin Women” today and Saturday in Kresge Auditorium, following last night’s debut performance. The show, built around Bowdoin students’ stories about relationships, hookups and other gendered experiences, replaced the production of “The Vagina Monologues,” seeking more intersectionality and stories that better represented the real experiences of Bowdoin women.
On Wednesday, President Clayton Rose attended the Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) meeting to solicit student opinions on future use of the College’s funding. This funding comes primarily from donors and investments. According to Rose, Bowdoin has the second highest alumni donation participation rate in the nation.
PJ SeelertIt’s a power move: Meade Avery ’20 competes against University of Southern Maine on Tuesday. The women’s hockey team had its first shutout of the season, winning 3-0. The Polar Bear also beat Saint Anselm 3-2 on Saturday.
Caroline FlahartyNo Love Allowed: Rachel Bercovitch ’21 plays in the Bowdoin Invitational during homecoming weekend. The Polar Bears ended the tournament 25-4 and then went on to beat Skidmore on Sunday 6-3. The Bowdoin Invitational is one of the two main tournaments in the team’s fall preseason play, the other being the ITA New England Regionals.
Ann BasuA NEW LEAF Pursuing Our Purpose (P.O.P.) hosted its first meeting on Wednesday night at 30 College Street with 20 students in attendence. Led by co-leaders Eskedar Girmash ’20 and Rebeca Perez ’20, the group met to introduce themselves, discuss future programming and establish the goals of the club.