Student Life

Hugh Cipparone ’19 Explores Aquaculture Through a Sociological Lens

Another job SEANET asked of Cipparone took him into unchartered territory — sociological research. Along with exploring the ecological and biological aspects of aquaculture and Casco Bay, he began working with a professor at University of Maine to map coastal Mainers’ attitudes toward fish farming. The reason this is important, Cipparone explained, is that aquaculture development can be hampered by people’s doubts and concerns.

Muslim Students Invite Bowdoin to Celebrate Eid al-Adha

In honor of the event, the Muslim Student Association threw a henna party on Saturday evening, Sept. 2, inviting the community to come by 30 College Street for food, henna painting, and traditional music.

Renovated Whittier Field Will Be Ready to Host First Home Football Game

The first phase of renovations to Whittier Field and Magee-Samuelson Track will be complete before September 23, the day Bowdoin’s football team plays its first home game of the season.

To Take or Not to Take? Class of 2021 Attends Academic Fair

Faced with dozens of booths manned by faculty members, the class of 2021 had to start thinking about what, for some, is a difficult decision: which classes to take.

In Welcome Address, President Rose Urges First Years to Embrace Challenge, Intellectual Fearlessness

A few hours after first-year students had returned to campus from their orientation trips, they met in front of the steps of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art to hear from Interim Dean of First-year Students Melissa Quinby, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Whitney Soule, and Bowdoin College President Clayton Rose.

A Ukulele Break for Orientation Students Exploring the Western Foothills

After volunteering at the Bethel Historical Society, students on the Western Foothills orientation trip were treated to a concert by the Oxford Hills Ukulele Group. Then they were invited to play.

First-Years Get Taste of Outdoor Life, but in a Relaxed Way

Outing club orientation trip to Merritt Island gives new students the chance to canoe and camp, but most importantly to chill out and bond before starting classes.

Images from Move-in Day and Orientation Trips (So Far)

This is a big week for first-year students. They arrived on campus Tuesday, moving their stuff into their dorm rooms and meeting roommates. At the moment, they’re scattered around the state — backpacking, canoeing, sailing, or doing community service. We’re collecting photos from Orientation Week as they come in.