be to Student Government
Orient has not recently cast itself as student government's greatest
fan. Yet, credit must be given where credit is due. This Monday
the faculty will vote on a measure to begin Thanksgiving break after
students' last classes on the Tuesday before turkey day on Thursday.
This proposed alteration of the academic calendar has only come
before the faculty due to the consistent efforts of Bowdoin's student
A plea for
more salt and sand
the amount of bleeding palms on Bowdoin students this past week,
one would think the whole campus had received the stigmata. But
rather than any painful reward for religious piety, these war wounds
have been incurred by a spate of particularly nasty winter weather.
Add "a touch
of class" to dorm rooms
to say that keg parties don't qualify as soirees or that stacked
beer bottles aren't avant-garde, but you have to admit that Bowdoin
could do with a greater touch of class. Always innovative, the Orient
suggests a plan to offer just such a touch to student life.