Phoebe Zipper Living at school with a disability is tough. As someone who survived a brain infection three years ago and had to relearn to read, speak and walk without falling, I know my fair share of what tough is.
Are you, dear Reader, also hoping for a hint of spring at this point (spring meaning the idyllic version and not a surprise blizzard)? Never fear, your beer columnists have an antidote to April snow. Brewed by Bissell Brothers Brewing Company right in Portland, LUX rye ale is—as the name might suggest—a true luxury of a beer.
At Spindleworks, a staff of seven professional “artist mentors” helps participants develop their artistic skills in a variety of media including writing, painting, drawing, pottery, sculpture, animation, filmmaking and musical theater. The center also provides artists with the opportunity to display and sell their work in local shows. Several Bowdoin students volunteer each year.
My mother has recounted to me many times an event that took place when I was only three or four years old. I was on the playground with a friend, and I had taken his hat.
Sophie Washington Trusted music blog Wikipedia defines Tropical House, also known as “trop house,” as a subgenre of deep house. “It possesses typical house music characteristics, including synthesizer instrumentation, and a 4/4 kick drum pattern. Tropical house differentiates itself from deep house, which can often have a very dark sound, whereas tropical house can be described as having a more uplifting and relaxing sound.
It was a wintry Saturday afternoon late last semester when an older man with a festive kilt, a snowy white beard and a friendly demeanor walked into a meeting of Bowdoin’s Board Game Club. After chatting with several students, he asked if there was someone he could speak to about donating board games.
Jenny IbsenHOW YA DOIN' TODAY? Cashier Dave Luce ’62 returned to the coast of Maine years after graduating from Bowdoin. He is now a cashier at Thorne Dining Hall. Often sporting an Aloha shirt and always a pleasant smile, Cashier Dave Luce welcomes all Thorne breakfast goers each weekday morning.
Phoebe Zipper Recently, my friends have stopped asking me if I’m going to drink this weekend. I can’t tell if I like it. On the one hand, I now no longer have to explain, “no, I still can’t drink—yeah I’m still feeling the symptoms of my concussion—yeah it has been about 10 months now.” On the other hand, the fact that they have stopped asking also suggests that they, like me, see no time in the near future when I might be fully recovered.
21st Amendment Brewery’s Down To Earth is true to its description as a smashable beer. An IPA will never go down like a watery American lager, granted, but this brew can go the distance. It’s refreshing, it’s delicious and it’s not too complex to enjoy multiple cans. Even before you open this beer up, the art—a strangely-happy-spacesuit-clad monkey chilling in a hammock by the ocean—is worth a brief marvel. And once it’s cracked, it only gets better.