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Bowdoin Magazine, Winter 2018You can find out just about anything with a few keystrokes or a voice command. Got a question? Ask Alexa. Or Siri. Or Cortana. Google’s “year in search” for 2017 showed that, more than anything, people used the search engine to ask “how.” There’s a lot we want to know, learn, and understand. As easy as technology makes it, there’s something special about hearing from a person—someone we know who knows. As it turns out, the Bowdoin community is filled with people like that.




This article first appeared in the Winter 2018 edition of Bowdoin magazine.