A cohort of Bowdoin students from the Class of 2022 will arrive on campus six weeks before the start of the fall semester as part of the recently-announced Geoffrey Canada Scholars Program. The program, named after the educator and activist, is part of the College’s THRIVE initiative, which aims to better support low-income, first generation and underrepresented students.
Caroline FlahartyThe candidates for BSG president, Ben Painter ’19 and Mohamed Nur ’19, shared their platforms and answered questions about current issues at Bowdoin at Tuesday night’s debate in Jack Magee’s Pub and Grill. Elections for president and vice president will open on Friday morning.
A Bowdoin student was issued a court summons early Saturday morning after failing to pay his bar tab at MyTie Lounge & Bar, a club about half a mile from campus on Maine Street. Brunswick Police Department (BPD) received a call from MyTie reporting a man who had left without paying around 1 a.m.
After a low turnout in the off-campus housing lottery, this year’s on-campus housing lottery will open the fifth floor of West Hall to upperclass students. According to Lisa Rendall, director of housing operations, the change was made to ensure that all students who enter the lottery will secure a room.
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus Dana W. Mayo, who passed away in November 2016 at the age of 88, played a pivotal role in the growth of the College’s chemistry department. With the support of his family, former students and the College, “Doc Mayo,” as he was known by his students, was honored this week through the creation the Dana Walker Mayo Fund.
The interactivity on this page only works on desktop computers or wide screens. Please move to a larger device to explore the interactive map. PINE ST. APARTMENTS Lottery Block: 12 Quads (2 singles, 1 double) Pro Tips: Far from campus Close to science/language buildings Has parking Great Safe Ride visibility from inside No neighbors No laundry SMITH HOUSE (Chem Free)8 Singles 1 DoublePro Tips: Close to athletic complexes Feels more like a house Full kitchen Has parking HARPSWELL APARTMENTS Lottery Blocks: 12 Quads (2 singles, 1 double) Pro Tips: Mostly seniors Good party space Far from campus Has parking No laundry 52 HARPSWELL (Chem Free)7 Singles 12 Doubles 1 QuadPro Tips: Used to be a retirement home Far from campus Lots of shared living space (kitchen, living room, porch) Really nice kitchen Across the street from a convenience store Next to the Bowdoin Organic Garden STOWE HALL 11 Two Bedroom Quints Pro Tips: Have to clean your own bathroom Communal kitchen Elevator Huge rooms Three laundry rooms Good location Mostly sophomores Window seats HOWARD (Chem Free)11 Two Bedroom Quads 3 Two Bedroom QuintsPro Tips: Good location Window Seats Large rooms Have to clean your own bathrooms COLES TOWER 16 Singles 2 Triples 49 Quads Pro Tips: All single bedrooms (except in the triples) Mostly seniors; some juniors Don’t have to go outside to go to Thorne in the winter Just had 50 year anniversary; looks like it All floors recently renovated Beware of fire alarms Apartments A and B see the sunset Apartments B and C have quad view CHAMBERLAIN 46 Singles 29 Doubles 8 Quads Pro Tips: Great location Nice, spacious rooms (quads have private living rooms) Less social than Brunswick, Tower, Harpswell Shared bathrooms BRUNSWICK APARTMENTS 64 One Bedroom Doubles 25 Two Bedroom Triples Pro Tips: Kitchens Easy shortcut to Farley and Harpswell Thin walls Ivies Brunswick Quad MAYFLOWER APARTMENTS (Chem Free)4 One Bedroom Doubles 8 Two Bedroom TriplesPro Tips: Quiet Similar layout to Brunswick Far from campus In a neighborhood STOWE INN 22 Singles 12 Triples 2 Quints Pro Tips: Good location for a group of friends Close to Maine St.
Emma Bezilla Thursday, April 5 Excessively loud music was reported on the fourth floor of Coles Tower. A College neighbor complained about student vehicles parked along Boody Street and impeding the flow of traffic. Friday, April 6 A parent requested a wellness check for a student after being unable to make contact.
The Bowdoin Orient Starting in the fall of 2018, eCampus will replace Chegg as the College’s textbook provider. Mary Lou Kennedy, the executive director of dining and campus services, said the change was driven by cheaper prices, a longer return period and a streamlined return process.
Victoria YuMAKESHIFT COFFEE HOUSE Amber Rock'19 shares her opinion on gun use and ownership at Wednesday's event Bowdoin students and Brunswick residents gathered in Morrell Lounge on Wednesday night to share their perspectives on gun rights and gun control.
'Building a movement' Dr. Kevin Kamashiro spoke on Thursday about new ways to frame educational reform This month, Bowdoin’s Asian Students Alliance (ASA) will host Asian Heritage Month, an opportunity to reflect on and discuss the importance of Asian and Asian American identities and to celebrate their diversity.