I first learned of theface-book.com this summer from my sister. Having just spent the past nine months in Africa, I had been oblivious to this latest craze. "Are you on thefacebook?" she asked me, soon after my return. I was perplexed.
As Red Sox closer Keith Foulke fielded a grounder from Edgar Renteria and made the final out of the World Series, first-year Caitlin Edwards stared at her television screen in disbelief.
Red Sox fever has officially reached Bowdoin College in a big way. Students from inside and outside the region and outside have embraced the Red Sox and their oft futile quest for the World Series championship.
With the help of thefacebook.com, hundreds of Bowdoin students are meeting new friends and reuniting with old ones without even leaving their desks.
Ahh, September at Bowdoin?the grass is still green, the leaves are starting to change color, people can still survive outside...and the freshmen are everywhere.