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The Bowdoin Orient

Orient Staff

Number of articles: 4

First Article: October 20, 2017

Latest Article: April 20, 2018


The Orient’s guide to the 2018 housing lottery

The interactivity on this page only works on desktop computers or wide screens. Please move to a larger device to explore the interactive map. PINE ST. APARTMENTS Lottery Block: 12 Quads (2 singles, 1 double) Pro Tips: Far from campus Close to science/language buildings Has parking Great Safe Ride visibility from inside No neighbors No laundry SMITH HOUSE (Chem Free)8 Singles 1 DoublePro Tips: Close to athletic complexes Feels more like a house Full kitchen Has parking HARPSWELL APARTMENTS Lottery Blocks: 12 Quads (2 singles, 1 double) Pro Tips: Mostly seniors Good party space Far from campus Has parking No laundry 52 HARPSWELL (Chem Free)7 Singles 12 Doubles 1 QuadPro Tips: Used to be a retirement home Far from campus Lots of shared living space (kitchen, living room, porch) Really nice kitchen Across the street from a convenience store Next to the Bowdoin Organic Garden STOWE HALL 11 Two Bedroom Quints Pro Tips: Have to clean your own bathroom Communal kitchen Elevator Huge rooms Three laundry rooms Good location Mostly sophomores Window seats HOWARD (Chem Free)11 Two Bedroom Quads 3 Two Bedroom QuintsPro Tips: Good location Window Seats Large rooms Have to clean your own bathrooms COLES TOWER 16 Singles 2 Triples 49 Quads Pro Tips: All single bedrooms (except in the triples) Mostly seniors; some juniors Don’t have to go outside to go to Thorne in the winter Just had 50 year anniversary; looks like it All floors recently renovated Beware of fire alarms Apartments A and B see the sunset Apartments B and C have quad view CHAMBERLAIN 46 Singles 29 Doubles 8 Quads Pro Tips: Great location Nice, spacious rooms (quads have private living rooms) Less social than Brunswick, Tower, Harpswell Shared bathrooms BRUNSWICK APARTMENTS 64 One Bedroom Doubles 25 Two Bedroom Triples Pro Tips: Kitchens Easy shortcut to Farley and Harpswell Thin walls Ivies Brunswick Quad MAYFLOWER APARTMENTS (Chem Free)4 One Bedroom Doubles 8 Two Bedroom TriplesPro Tips: Quiet Similar layout to Brunswick Far from campus In a neighborhood STOWE INN 22 Singles 12 Triples 2 Quints Pro Tips: Good location for a group of friends Close to Maine St.

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News in Brief

Orient named best college newspaper in New England

The Orient was named the 2018 College Newspaper of the Year by the New England Society of News Editors (NESNE) and the New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA) in an announcement on Wednesday. In an email to the Orient, Sydney Conway of NENPA, wrote “It is clear that in the past year you have produced great material, and that lots of hard work has been put in by the newspaper’s staff.” The editors of the Orient will travel to a reception at the Boston Globe on April 19 where all NENPA AND NESNE honors will be presented, joining editors and reporters from news outlets across New England.

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The Orient replies to Dean Dorn

We welcome Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Education Charles Dorn’s response to the October 13 article titled “Administrative hires exceed those of faculty as needs change.” Dorn was kind enough to meet for 30 minutes with the Orient a few weeks ago as a source for this story.

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