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Michael Borecki

Op-ed contributor — Class of 2021

Number of articles: 2

First Article: October 18, 2019

Latest Article: March 1, 2021

OP ED: Collins, Nossel part of problem, not solution

Two weeks ago, President Rose announced a series of speakers who will each discuss an aspect of American democracy in light of the January 6 Capitol insurrection. While the series is laudable, Bowdoin has invited two figures who offer right-of-center opinions or votes that most Bowdoin students should consider problematic.

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Exploring the unfamiliar is real academic fearlessness

Two weeks ago, the Orient published a piece by Ella Crabtree ’22 calling Credit/D/Fail at Bowdoin “academic cowardice.” Crabtree bases her argument on the supposition that students primarily pass/fail in order to preserve their GPA, remarking that students do not Credit/D/Fail “easy” classes as much as they do more challenging courses.

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