News Archive 2009-2018

Student Life

Students Show Solidarity With ‘Take Back the Night’

On Friday, several students shared either their own personal story or relayed the stories of others.

What’s Up With the Political Divide? A Community Conversation

The event, a collaboration between The McKeen Center’s What Matters series and Make Shift Coffee House, a Brunswick nonprofit that facilitates dialogue among people with different views, demonstrated the ability for the campus to consider new perspectives and for students to challenge their ideas and those of others among friends and unfamiliar faces.

Bowdoin Celebrates Yellow Shirt Day

Donning yellow shirts has been a campus tradition since 2005, when an anti-gay rights advocate spoke at campus.

Sarah and James Bowdoin Day 2018

Bowdoin celebrated academic excellence at the College’s annual Sarah and James Bowdoin Day Friday, October 19, 2018. The ceremony was held in Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall.

Family Weekend’s Celebration of Scholarship, Art, and Music

A lot goes on during Family Weekend, from the President’s Summer Research Symposium and Sarah and James Bowdoin Day, to concerts, art exhibitions, and talks. The annual event is a chance for family and friends to visit campus and learn about life at Bowdoin. Guests are invited to sit in on classes, attend a Q&A […]

Bowdoin Outing Club Throws Open its Doors to the Outdoors, for Everyone

“We want to break down barriers to entry, and figure out what would convince someone to come,” Director of Student Activities Nate Hintz said.

Bowdoin Orchestra Attracts Record Numbers of Students

The ensemble is now “bigger than ever” as more students are involved with music on campus. “We’re already thinking about Mahler,” says director George Lopez.

From Brazilian Slums to Bowdoin College: Sophomore Gives Back

Having suffered hardships himself, Juan Magalhães ’21 is giving back through community service. He’s currently raising money for a school improvement project in Thailand.