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Editorial Board

Number of articles: 160

First Article: September 22, 2023

Latest Article: February 2, 2024

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Pack the stands

Last Saturday night, the men’s hockey team defeated Colby in front of a sold-out Sidney J. Watson Arena. Over 1,900 students, alumni and community members came to show their support for Bowdoin. Alumni tickets sold out in under two hours. …

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We mean business

Returning to the snowy, sleepy town of Brunswick, Maine in the middle of the winter—especially for those who spend break in a large, bustling city—can feel a little bit like going into hibernation. The sidewalks are slippery, the air is …

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What flies with AI?

With the end of another semester comes another Bowdoin Orient Student Survey (BOSS). When you all filled it out (we hope), you may have noticed a new set of questions asking Polar Bears about their habits around generative artificial intelligence …

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On protest

When we talk about political activism, we often frame these conversations quantitatively. We urge each other to vote more, to protest more, to care more.

What we are less eager to address is the quality of our engagement. What are …

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A prescription for sunshine

It’s 4:15 p.m. You step out of your lecture hall, tired from the hours of classwork and seminars, hoping to be greeted by the beautiful Maine sunshine. A brief respite from the grind. A literal light in the darkness.

Except, …

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F is for failure

It’s November, which means spring course registration is officially upon us. Students—hunched over their laptops, brows furrowed as they figure out what classes fulfill major requirements—are beginning their annual song and dance. On top of questions surrounding distribution requirements and …

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Mourning

On Wednesday night, people in Lewiston were living their lives. They were teaching their kids to bowl at Just-in-Time Recreation on Mollison Way. They were playing pool and eating hamburgers at Schemengees Bar and Grille on Lincoln Street. They were …

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Get vocal, get local!

There’s something in the air at Bowdoin, and it’s local politics.

The Brunswick Town Council just unanimously approved a new ordinance expanding opportunities for Bowdoin students to serve on town committees for up to three one-year terms. On Monday, the …

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Art: an intimate friend

At Bowdoin, art is everywhere. On most weekends, you’ll find an a capella concert, theater production or Bowdoin Film Society screening on the docket. Before the Maine winter sets in, visual arts students can be found painting landscapes on the …

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