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.