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SWAG builds community with “OUTober” plans

Each year, Bowdoin builds vibrant community among LGBTQ+ students and staff with “OUTober,” the annual celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month on campus. Through a series of events including trivia nights, hikes and several guest lecturers, the Sexuality, Women and Gender …

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Life Lines

Homeostatic identity

Last New Year’s Eve, my friend asked if I felt an unchanging “core identity” within myself. I said no, but she felt such a core. So why didn’t I?

I pondered her question as I flipped through activities and tried …

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Talk of the Quad

This Bowdoin bubble

This place is a bubble. Of course it is. Every fall, two-thousand students leave their homes—many in affluent suburban neighborhoods outside of major cities—to head to a small town on the coast of Maine. As you cross the state border …

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Creating space in our public place

Nothing captures the essence of Bowdoin like a warm sunny day on the Quad. Students lounge on beach blankets shielding their screens from the sun as they attempt to get a reading done. Hammocks and slacklines anchored between two trees …

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