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Volume CXXXI, Number 23
April 26, 2002
College houses see low numbers of house leaders
NICHOLAS J. LoVECCHIO, ORIENT STAFF
More than 40 percent of the spots in next year's social
houses will be filled by non-house leaders, an analysis of this year's
social house system applications shows. [read
More beds in lottery; chem-free in demand
FISHER, ORIENT STAFF
If students return to campus next fall without college
housing, it's only because they were choosy. [read
College postpones building projects
FE VIVAS, STAFF WRITER
As a result of the instable economy and lack of funds,
the College has postponed several planned building projects until it has
firmed up funding. [read
Vatican addresses sexual abuse...
House eliminates U.S. Immigration Agency...
France stunned by Le Pen's success...
Argentina halts bank transactions...
Harvard wrestles with its own plus/minus debate...
Mills signs green mission statement
BELINDA LOVETT, ORIENT STAFF
President Barry Mills, along with the College Coordinating
Group, adopted a mission statement on Tuesday that is designed to help
guide the College in its commitment to environmental sustainability. [read
Earth Week at Bowdoin
Wondering what was behind all the "Save the Earth"
buzz on campus this week? [read
The Kenduskeag Canoe Race
We saw a canoe weighted down with four paddling
clowns, a fraternity toting an inflatable alligator, a canoe outfitted
solely in Gumby paraphernalia. [read
From a higher level
Many of Julia Butterfly Hill's stories begin: "When
I was in the tree
" In her case, the preface means a
lot.[read the article]
Re-evaluating the social houses
That much of the campus doesn't bother with the
social houses is not a slam on either house leaders or on disinterested
Faculty shouldn't represent public opinion
There is no sense in which college faculties
ought to be representative of the opinion of the people. [read
Bear AIDS to rock the Quad
Bowdoin's own Slainte, the champion of the Battle
of the Bands contest, will open the event, playing a half hour
set starting at noon. [read the
Magazine hypes up students
Ritalin targets an audience with short attention
spans, which includes the majority of students here at Bowdoin.
[read the article]
Bears struggle against Ephs
The Bowdoin Baseball Team lost two in last Saturday's
doubleheader against Williams College. [read
Softball standing tall after
Senior Jessie Poulin pitched a complete game-a
three-hit shutout-against the Monks from St. Joe's on Saturday.
|Hair brings freedom, rock 'n'
roll, and rebellion to Wish Theater Wednesday night. The musical,
directed by Bret Harte '02, runs through Sunday. (Karsten Moran,