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Friday, April 27, 2018 Volume 147, Issue 22

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About Town

By the books: Gulf of Maine fosters community

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.

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M Tennis

Men’s tennis rebounds after Middlebury loss

Ann BasuString Quartet: Gil Roddy ’18 looks towards the ball in the match against Colby College yesterday. The team beat the Mules 9-0, coming back after losing to Middlebury 8-1 last weekend. Ranked second in the nation going into weekend play, the men’s tennis team (12-1, NESCAC 3-1) suffered its first defeat of the season in a surprising 8-1 loss to No.

Bowdoin Back Home

A home revived in the heart of ‘flyover country’

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.

Recently in ‘Talk of the Quad’

From S.A.D. to spring

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.

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Looking forward (looking back)

Caroline Carter Two figures stand under a tree near the Bowdoin Chapel. It is a birch tree or maybe an oak—I am not sure, and it doesn’t even matter. The tree is just beginning to bloom.

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