Student Life

Anu Asaolu ’19: A Student’s Journey from Nigeria to Bowdoin

In local writer David Treadwell’s essay about Anu Asaolu, he writes: “Some people give you hope for humanity, a cause to celebrate, a reason to smile. Meet Bowdoin College junior Anu Asaolu.”

Seal Rehab to Earthquake Relief: What Funded Interns Did Last Summer

With an audience of career planning advisors, selection committee members, and many of their peers, one might assume that a recent dinner to recognize student fellows risked stodginess or reluctant small talk. But voices were raised to the room’s high, paneled ceiling as the students chatted about the last few months to tablemates. The dinner, organized […]

LASO Kicks Off LatinX Heritage Month of Celebration, Education

Latinx Heritage Month began with a kickoff cookout, with food like pupusas and tamales, last Friday at 30 College Street. Photos by Louis Mendez ’19 Last week marked the start of the second annual Latinx Heritage Month and Beyond, a series of programs dedicated to fostering cultural celebration and conversation for both students of Latin […]

528 Volunteer at 47 Local Organizations on Common Good Day

This year, the McKeen Center for the Common Good assigned more than 500 volunteers to more than 50 work projects on Saturday afternoon.

Bowdoin Senior Reports on Fight to Save Iconic Topsham-Brunswick Bridge in Down East Magazine

“…[The bridge’s] rusty steel trusses echo a time when the mills on either side still churned out paper and textiles. Photographers love how it frames sunsets and how, at night, electric light glints off the water below. Its profile adorned the local phone book last year,” senior Carly Berlin writes.

Greenstock Festival Organizer Ellie Mersereau ’18 Finalizes Last Eco-Detail

After experimenting with turmeric and blueberries last year, festival organizer Ellie Mersereau ’18 was was ready this year to stew up blue, red, yellow, and purple dyes made from berries, spices, and vegetables.

Annual ‘Night at the Museum’ Draws More Than 500 Students

Flocks of sharply dressed students came out last Friday for the annual Fall Student Night at the Museum of Art, a popular annual event put on by the Student Activities office to celebrate art, music, and the start of the year.

1st ‘What Matters’ Conversation Tackles Healthcare

To launch the discussion on healthcare, Associate Professor of History David Hecht began by asking the “deceptively simple question: What is health?”