PJ SeelertVINE IS BACK: Vessel and Vine will feature a rotating menu and a carefully curated wine bar. The vintage glassware used in the restaurant is also for sale. Vessel and Vine, the newest addition to Brunswick’s assortment of small businesses, opened on Thursday on the corner of Maine and Pleasant streets.
Crossing continents and raising consciousness: African Arts Festival celebrates culture and fosters conversations
Jenny IbsenART AND ACROBATICS: Students gather in David Saul Smith Union to take part in Bowdoin’s first ever African Arts Festival on Thursday evening. All eyes were on the acrobats in David Saul Smith Union yesterday.
Victoria Yu Bowdoin alumna Susan Coyne’s ’07 picture book “The ABCs of Subverting the Patriarchy” pays homage to a diverse range of provocative and inspiring people—among them, Joan of Arc and Ida B. Wells—who challenged deeply entrenched beliefs about gender, sexuality and race.
Jenny IbsenLETS TALK ABOUT SEX: Support groups gathered in Macmillan House yesterday to meet students and answer questions about sexual health and contraception. From Peer Health to Healthy Relationships, there are a number of campus organizations dedicated to student health at Bowdoin.
After enjoying a Thanksgiving feast in the dining hall, students gathered last night in the living room of Macmillan House to engage in conversation about socioeconomic class, an event which is part of another fall tradition at Bowdoin: No Hate November, which is a month of events dedicated to fostering conversations surrounding identity.
Chris RitterDECADES OF MEDDIES: Former members of Meddiebempsters perform alongside current members of Bowdoin Chorus. Many alumni returned to campus to sing in the a cappella group’s 80th reunion concert last weekend. The performance of traditional songs prompted concerns about lyrics.
For the handful of Bowdoin students with family on the island, Maine and Puerto Rico have never felt further apart. Since the storm, many have had to wait days to contact loved ones. When they finally do get the opportunity, they can be met with both relief and distress.
Ann BasuSPACE TO COLLABORATE Students gathered in the Pub last spring during “Battle of the Bands,” an annual event organized by the Bowdoin Music Collective. Leaders are hoping to enrich the campus music scene by providing a place for students to play together.