Jessica PiperMid Coast Hunger Prevention Program provides food assistance to people in need in Brunswick and surrounding towns. Behind Hannaford, a five-minute walk from Bowdoin’s campus, sits the primary facility for Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program (MCHPP).
Sam HoneggerA NOVEL IDEA: Gary Lawless opened Gulf of Maine Books in 1973 in Lewiston. Today, the store's Maine Street location is a destination for book lovers from the Bowdoin and Brunswick communities. Holding court behind the counter as two men from a local band walk through the store’s glass door, Gary Lawless asks: “What’s a drummer who’s lost his girlfriend?” It’s quiet for a beat.
Diana Furukawa This article is the fourth and final installment in the Diversity Matters series, in which students from the Diversity in Higher Education seminar present research based on interviews with 48 seniors. To read the first installment, click here.
Courtesy of Emily CohenROYALTY, LOYALTY: Some parts of Kansas City have experienced redevelopment in recent years, but old institutions remain meaningful. Some, like the Royals, the major league baseball team, represents both sides. Kansas City natives Camille Serrano '18 and Maggie Burke '21 have always like their hometown, but have noticed a lot more national attention.
Diana Furukawa This article is the third installment in the Diversity Matters series, in which students from the Diversity in Higher Education seminar present research based on interviews with 48 seniors. To read the first installment, click here.
Alex Burns When I was looking at colleges, I placed a very particular (almost unreasonable) emphasis on the weather. I wasn’t looking for anything perfect; rather I wanted something different. The weather in Los Angeles always seemed too sunny and perfect—in fact the weather in California is so perfect that we have a perpetual problem with droughts.
Jenny Ibsen Last Thursday night, I attended my first “underground queer party.” Inspired by Wesleyan’s biweekly “secret gay keg parties,” this was intended to bring together and revitalize Bowdoin’s lackluster queer community. This party wasn’t the local gay club I frequented abroad, replete with handsome men in their mid-twenties, strobe lights, drag queens and complimentary drinks.
Untested complicity, A+ potential: Curricular reform can relieve students of color from the burden of teaching race
Diana Furukawa This article is the second installment in the Diversity Matters series where students in the Diversity in Higher Education seminar present research based on interviews with 48 seniors. To read the first installment, click here.