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Student Government

Alam ’18 elected BSG President

Jenny IbsenIrfan Alam '18 After being announced as winners in the Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) elections on Sunday, BSG President-elect Irfan Alam ’18 and Vice President-elect (VP) for BSG Affairs Ben Painter ’19 are looking forward to enacting their vision for a better Bowdoin.

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Student Government

BSG Executive Committee election results

In an email to the Orient Sunday night, Vice President for Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) Affairs, Reed Fernandez ’17 announced the results of the BSG Executive Committee elections. A total of 1,234 students voted, about 69 percent of the student body. President Irfan Alam ’18: 945-Winner Riley O’Connell ’18: 273 Vice President for BSG Affairs Ben Painter ’19: 884-Winner Liam Nicoll ’18: 311 Vice President for Student Affairs Salim Salim ’20: 486-Winner Ural Mishra ’20: 358 Spencer Antunez ’18: 357 Vice President for Academic Affairs Mohamed Nur ’19: 864-Winner Nathanael DeMoranville ’20: 300 Vice President for Student Organizations Leah Matari ’20: 1061-Winner Vice President for the Treasury Ben Hopkins ’20: 1092-Winner Vice President for Facilities and Sustainability Ana Timoney-Gomez ’18: 1117-Winner

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Student Government

BSG Candidacy Statements

Irfan Alam – President Candidate Hi! My name is Irfan Alam and I am running for BSG President alongside Ben Painter as my VP. I currently serve as the Chair of the Treasury on the executive committee, and have previously served as an At-Large Representative to the SAFC and a member of the SOOC.

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Student Life

Bowdoin sees most Fulbright awardees in decade

Fulbright winners: (from left:) (top:) Hannah Miller '17, Caroline Montag '17, Esther Nunoo '17, (middle:) Luis Rico '17, Emma Roberts '17, Emily Saldich '17, (bottom:) Amanda Spiller '17, Liza Tarbell '17, Madison Wolfert '17Fulbright winners: (from left:) (top:) Michael Amano '17, Charlie Campbell-Decock '17, Juliet Eyraud '17, (middle): Robert Gaines '17, Casey Krause '17, Erin Houlihan '17, (bottom): Natalie Kiley-Bergen '17, Ana Garcia-Moreno '17, Jodi Kraushar '17Mariely Garcia '17 was awarded a Watson Fellowship.

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Socioeconomic Class

Talk, discussion address class at Bowdoin

Jordan Richmond ’16 returned to campus on Monday to present the results of a study conducted by the team he works with at the Equality of Opportunity Project. The study, which has been covered in The New York Times, the Orient and many other outlets, analyzes colleges’ roles in intergenerational income and mobility using tax data from students born between 1978-1991.

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Faculty, students to participate in March for Science

With support from 14 academic departments and the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good, many Bowdoin students and faculty will pile into buses tomorrow to attend the March for Science. The protest is part of a nationwide Earth Day event calling on elected officials to base their policies on scientific research and evidence.

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