A group of professors has submitted a proposal for a new urban studies minor as result of growing interest in the topic amongst students and faculty. Though this is not the first time an urban studies minor or major has been proposed, faculty believe that there are now enough courses, drawing from various departments and areas of study, to sustain a minor.
Ezra SunshineUNABASHED GRATITUDE: Acclaimed poet Ross Gay visited campus on Wednesday to read from his recent work, much of which explores joy. “Joy is sort of like the process of being a person, which is difficult and wonderful,” he said.
After an uptick in cases of academic dishonesty brought before the Judicial Board (J-Board) in recent years, a working group consisting of both faculty and students has been formed to address discrepancies in the application of the College’s honor code.
COURTESY OF GIBBS RODDYPERFECT SHOT: Wolfe, Tercek, and Gil Roddy ’18 pose after winning the tournament. The men’s tennis team (8-0) is ranked second in the nation after an undefeated run in California over Spring Break, including a 7-2 victory against then-No.
Last weekend, the men’s squash team won a tight 5-4 match against Hobart to clinch the Division-D Conroy Cup at the College Squash Association (CSA) Men’s National Championships in Connecticut. The previous weekend, women’s squash came in second in the women’s Division-D Epps Cup at Harvard after a 5-4 loss to William Smith College.
courtesy of Brian Beard, Bowdoin AthleticsSkiing for gold: Jake Adicoff ’18 was one of eight athletes in the nation named to the U.S. Paralympic Nordic Team and will compete in the 2018 PyeongChang Paralympics, which begin on March 9.
WHO WANTS TO LIVE IN A COLLEGE HOUSE?: Applications to live in College Houses dropped this year, although fewer spaces in Houses will be available to sophomores next year as Ladd House will be senior-only housing.
In an effort to reduce plastic waste, all eight College Houses will begin using reusable cups in place of traditional single-use cups this semester. Last year, the College Houses used over 25,000 plastic cups, according to the College’s Sustainability Office.
Louis MendezALL RILED UP: Students cheer on the Polar Bears at last year’s Bowdoin-Colby hockey game, which Bowdoin lost 2-1. The men’s hockey team (2-3-0, 1-1 NESCAC) will face long-time rival, Colby College (2-2, 1-1 NESCAC) in a two-game series this weekend.