PJ Seelert This year, the Bowdoin College Concert Band will reach a new milestone: its director, John Morneau, will have led the group for 30 consecutive years. “It’s just what I like to do. I just haven’t felt the need for time off,” said Morneau.
Ann BasuGRAND SLAM: Sanura McGill ’20, a member of the Bowdoin Slam Poets Society, performs original poetry at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art on Thursday night. The group performs regularly at slam events on campus.
When Bowdoin first opened its doors on September 3, 1802, it had two employees: President Joseph McKeen and one professor, John Abbot. Together, they taught eight students. Since then, the College has grown to staff over 945 employees with 1,806 students.