The Department of Economics hosted Dr. Richard Silkman, a nationally recognized expert in the regulation of public utilities, to discuss the arguments for and against the proposed creation of the Pine Tree Power Company in Hubbard Hall last night.
Women’s rugby kicked off its season with a dominating 55–5 win against Frostburg State University (0–0–1) last Saturday. Despite the successful outcome, the Polar Bears were initially uncertain about their chances against Frostburg, who had just formed their Division II women’s rugby team this year.
This summer, Sabrina Kearney ’26, Phincho Sherpa ’25 and Pranav Vadlamudi ’26 were three of six Bowdoin students who engaged in volunteer and public service work in various countries through the Global Citizens Fellowship. Sponsored by the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good, fellows received funding to work with non-profit organizations abroad for ten weeks.
After trekking past rows and rows of bookshelves in Hawthorne-Longfellow Library’s basement, students headed for the Hubbard Hall stacks pass by the library’s ramp gallery. Traditionally an exhibition space for student art, this Monday the gallery unveiled its new exhibit, “Snapshots of Life at Bowdoin,” designed by Cora Dow ’24 and Alexandra Camargo ’25.
The men’s lacrosse team (11–4; 6–4 NESCAC) is gearing up for its NESCAC Quarterfinals game against Amherst College (10–4; 6–4 NESCAC) in Amherst, Mass. tomorrow. The Polar Bears defeated Connecticut College (6–7; 4–6 NESCAC) and lost to Tufts University (15–0; 10–0 NESCAC) on Wednesday night.
The women’s tennis team (3–9; 3–5 NESCAC) rebounded from two weekend losses against Williams College (10–4; 6–2 NESCAC) and Middlebury College (10–2; 7–1 NESCAC) to defeat Colby College (4–10; 1–7 NESCAC) 6–3 on Wednesday. Over the next three days, the Polar Bears will play their final matches of the regular season against Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT; 12–3), Trinity College (7–7; 2–6 NESCAC) and Connecticut College (Conn; 7–8; 0–8 NESCAC).
Last Saturday, the ninth-ranked men’s lacrosse team (7–3; 3–3 NESCAC) lost to No. 6 Amherst College (7–2; 3–2 NESCAC). Amherst scored a goal with nine seconds left in the game, edging out Bowdoin by a final score of 13–12.
BRUNSWICK— The men’s lacrosse team (6–2; 2–2 NESCAC) held off a second-half comeback against Babson College (5–2) on Tuesday night at Whittier Field and won 13–12. The victory comes after Bowdoin defeated Wesleyan University (5–2; 2–1 NESCAC) last Saturday and extended its winning streak to three games.
On Wednesday, Professor of Anthropology at Michigan State University Andrea Louie ’89 examined the model minority myth through an unconventional lens: lecturing about her grandmother. Selected as the U.S. Mother of the Year in 1952, Toy Len Goon was a Chinese immigrant who ran a hand laundry in Portland, Maine.
Last weekend, the men’s hockey team (11–8–3; 5–8–3 NESCAC) tied with No. 3 Wesleyan University (13–6–3; 9–4–3 NESCAC) and lost to No. 1 Trinity College (16–5–1; 13–2–1 NESCAC) at home. The weekend results lengthen a recent winless streak for Bowdoin, whose most recent victory was on January 24 against Suffolk University.
This weekend, the women’s squash team (12–7; 5–5 NESCAC) will compete in the NESCAC championships held at Williams College. Bowdoin is seeded sixth in the league and will face No. 3 Williams (11–7; 7–1 NESCAC) in the first round of the single-elimination tournament.
Last week, Ian Stebbins ’25 shattered Bowdoin’s heptathlon record—set in 2016—by nearly 300 points at the Bates Invitational. The heptathlon is a multi-event contest consisting of seven track and field events: the 60 meter dash, long jump, shot put, high jump, 60 meter hurdles, pole vault and 1000 meter run.
The fifth-seeded women volleyball team’s (13–10; 6–4 NESCAC) season came to an end last Friday after a 3–0 loss to fourth-seeded Amherst College (14–7; 7–3 NESCAC) in the quarterfinals of the NESCAC tournament hosted by Wesleyan University.
Christine Reimer ’24 qualified for the 2022 Intercollegiate Association Women’s Singlehanded National Championship last week. This will be Reimer’s second trip to the national championship after placing seventh overall last year. While Reimer is currently excelling at the collegiate sailing level, she has had to overcome a multitude of obstacles in her career.
On most weeknights, Thorne dining hall is shrouded in darkness, but on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, a light flickers on, illuminating rows of American-favorite foods. While the mouth-watering views draw students in, they are first met by an ever-changing glow of hair, glitter and a bright smile.