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Volume CXXXIII, Number 13
January 25, 2002
In session at last, Bowdoin celebrates Martin
Luther King's 73 birthday
FISHER, ORIENT STAFF
Due to the whims of the calendar, one often finds Martin
Luther King Day at the end of Bowdoin's winter break.
[read the article]
Search for anthrax mailer continues...
Bush to ask for increase in military budget...
Fired Enron auditor seeks refuge behind Fifth Amendment...
'Hockey Dad' sentence expected soon...
Gov. King's laptop initiative may take shape...
Williamstown bar ban sends students back to the dorms...
NESCAC alters athletic policies
ALISON L. McCONNELL, ORIENT STAFF
The New England Small College Athletic Association presidents
met on December 13 in Boston to discuss admissions procedures for rated
athletes. [read the article]
Asian studies receives $1.65 million
FE VIVAS, STAFF WRITER
The Freeman Foundation of Vermont recently expressed its
support for Bowdoin's Asian Studies Department by awarding the program
a $1.65 million grant. [read
Forum will address plus-minus controversy
JASON HAFLER, CONTRIBUTOR
Long a contentious issue on the Bowdoin campus, the institution
of a plus/minus grading system has recently assumed top priority on the
Recording Committee's agenda. [read
Explaining grade creep
There are numerous incentives in favor of, and
very few against, the progressive inflation of grades. [read
Ask Dr. Jeff
Studies show that only 6 percent of children and
1 or 2 percent of adults actually have true food allergies. [read
Editorial: Reconsidering well-roundedness
The topic of Bowdoin students' well-roundedness,
brought up at last month's faculty meeting, deserves a brief
discussion. [read the
Letter to the Editor: Senator addresses issues
I have joined Senator Charles Schumer, a Democrat
from New York, in proposing a balanced, bi-partisan energy plan.
[read the letter]
One-act festival gears up with auditions
"In accordance with Masque and Gown tradition,
we have a few off the wall pieces for people to see," said
One Acts coordinator Jennifer Ogborne. [read
Bowdoin acquires heavenly art exhibit
The images range from Solome looking serenely down
at the pale, lifeless head of John the Babtist to reverent and
joyous portrayals of the resurrection of Christ. [read
Undefeated men look to Trinity
Men's hockey is in a strong position heading
into the last weeks of the regular season. [read
Professors dash for dollars
The middle-aged faculty 55-meter dash championship
will be held on Tuesday, January 29 at 5:00 p.m. on the Farley
Field House track. [read
All good on the hardwood
Life is tough being a baller. [read
|Massachusetts Hall and Patrick Dougherty's
sculpture lurk in fog created by sublimating snow. Recent warmer
temperatures have created a messy scene on campus complete with
mud and slush. (Colin LeCroy, Bowdoin Orient)