Ann BasuPolar Purusits Taxidermied arctic birds and a polar bear on display in the Peary-Macmillan Arctic Museum With its history of Arctic exploration and museum research, Bowdoin’s connection to the Arctic go way back. Today, with issues still surrounding various polar environments, Bowdoin continues to make strides in the field, as exemplified through a continuous, cross-disciplinary pursuit by faculty members across several academic departments.
Sam HoneggerIn the bag: The men’s lacrosse team faces off against Colby on April 11. The team lost a close game, with the final score being 8-7. The team looks to finish the season strong after losing two NESCAC games in a row.
Ann Basu Over the next two weeks, the Lamarche Gallery in David Saul Smith Union will showcase photos of Bowdoin women as part of photoshoot and exhibit “Celebrating Bodies, Celebrating Women,” coordinated by the Sexuality, Women and Gender Center (SWAG).
PJ SeelertVINE IS BACK: Vessel and Vine will feature a rotating menu and a carefully curated wine bar. The vintage glassware used in the restaurant is also for sale. Vessel and Vine, the newest addition to Brunswick’s assortment of small businesses, opened on Thursday on the corner of Maine and Pleasant streets.
Crossing continents and raising consciousness: African Arts Festival celebrates culture and fosters conversations
Jenny IbsenART AND ACROBATICS: Students gather in David Saul Smith Union to take part in Bowdoin’s first ever African Arts Festival on Thursday evening. All eyes were on the acrobats in David Saul Smith Union yesterday.
Victoria Yu Bowdoin alumna Susan Coyne’s ’07 picture book “The ABCs of Subverting the Patriarchy” pays homage to a diverse range of provocative and inspiring people—among them, Joan of Arc and Ida B. Wells—who challenged deeply entrenched beliefs about gender, sexuality and race.
Jenny IbsenLETS TALK ABOUT SEX: Support groups gathered in Macmillan House yesterday to meet students and answer questions about sexual health and contraception. From Peer Health to Healthy Relationships, there are a number of campus organizations dedicated to student health at Bowdoin.
After enjoying a Thanksgiving feast in the dining hall, students gathered last night in the living room of Macmillan House to engage in conversation about socioeconomic class, an event which is part of another fall tradition at Bowdoin: No Hate November, which is a month of events dedicated to fostering conversations surrounding identity.