The Bowdoin cross country team kicked off its season by taking first place in the Colby-Bowdoin-Bates (CBB) Wave Race this Wednesday at Pineland Farms. “It’s cool to make a statement even at such a small meet and put ourselves on the radar,” Sam Angevine ’24 said.
This March, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art (BCMA) debuted its new exhibition “Figures from the Fire,” displaying priceless bronzework pieces from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. “[The exhibition] brings together approximately 20 ancient Greek and Roman bronzes from the Wadsworth Atheneum and puts them in conversation with a group of other artworks from the ancient world from Bowdoin’s own collection,” Co-Director of the BCMA Frank Goodyear said.
On Friday evening, Duane Edwards played selections from his new jazz album “Birds” with a talented ensemble in Studzinski Hall. Despite the inclement weather, attendance was strong and the audience’s reviews were enthusiastic. “[My favorite part of the performance] was the way they closed it out with the Nirvana cover,” Brooks Peters ’23 said.
Editor’s Note February 17, 2023, at 9:45 a.m.: An earlier version of this article included three errors. First, the budget for the food truck was $1,300, not $13,000. Second, there was not a discussion of creating a BSG alumni director position.
On Wednesday, Artist-in-Residence Abigail DeVille explored the relationship between marginalized communities and America’s past of oppression through a lecture on her sculptures and site-specific installations. DeVille is a Halley K Harrisburg ’90 and Michael Rosenfeld Artist-in-Residence—the sixth artist to participate in this program.
The Bowdoin community watched Will Goddard ’25 place sixth in the cross country NCAA Division III East Regional race last week at Pickard Field. Goddard’s impressive performance in the men’s 8k qualified him for the NCAA Championship, which will be held tomorrow in Lansing, Mich.
This week, Bowdoin Information Technology (IT) launched new drop-in hours as a way to facilitate open communication with students and faculty. The drop-in hours started on Tuesday behind the desk in Smith Union with Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Michael Cato.
One Sunday morning, you wake up, check your phone and gawk at the early hour—who would have thought that you would be up naturally at 8 a.m. on Sunday? The world is your metaphorical oyster, and a quick peek behind the blinds confirms the weather is beautiful.
The walls of Smith Auditorium faded away as the short film “Noche’’ by Miguel Pavon ’25 flooded the screen. From the first few moments, the audience was immersed in atmospheric twilight shots as they drifted through scenes of Houston nightlife.
In the midst of Homecoming Weekend 2022, the women’s rugby team departed Pickard Field triumphant after a 62-5 win against the University of Maine-Orono (UMO). After earning wins against the University of New England, Colby College and Castleton University, the team is 4-0 this season and has won its last 15 games.