Residential Life

Bowdoin Art Society, Helmreich House Celebrate World Cyanotype Day

Sam Brill-Weil ’20 spearheaded Helmreich house’s World Cyanotype Day workshop on Sunday, October 1. “I wanted to bring this process to Bowdoin,” he said. “When people think of photography, they think of disposable cameras, dark rooms, iPhones. But photography started out completely differently. Bowdoin has the facilities for cyanotype, and I wanted to show that.”

Students Reflect on Being Religious at Bowdoin

Though the panelists came from a broad range of religious traditions and understood their own spiritualities quite differently, it became clear over the course of the talk that, by being religious at Bowdoin, they have shared a set of experiences.

Class of 2021 Arrives on Campus

Emotional scenes on campus on August 22, 2017, as the Class of 2021 moved into their dorm rooms. Student helpers were on hand as carloads of incoming first years and their families arrived in Brunswick from all corners of the country.

A Petting Zoo and Taco Truck on Osher Quad

Residential Life and the Inter-house Council arranged to bring a taco truck and (unbelievably cute and soft) animals from the Waterville-based Pony X-Press petting zoo to campus Thursday afternoon to give students a treat during reading period.

A Slice of Bowdoin College Life: The Annual Housing Lottery

Each spring, rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors enter the lottery process to pick their ideal living situation for the following year. Roughly 90 percent of students live on campus, and the options for residential housing are fairly broad.

Maine Muslims Speak About Life Under Trump

The Muslim Student Association and Howell House on Tuesday night hosted a panel of Muslim immigrants who are educators, writers and politicians in Maine. Speakers shared their stories about starting their lives in the US and how President Trump administration’s rhetoric and actions have affected Muslim communities in the state.

Video: Predators on Campus, But Don’t Be Alarmed

Chewonki wildlife expert Matt Weeks visits Reed House to demonstrate three live predators to students, plus other members of the Bowdoin community, younger and older.

Bowdoin Art Society Fills Ladd House with Student Art

The Bowdoin Art Society, a student group of 170 artists and art appreciators, opened its annual show in Ladd House Thursday night, the first night of family weekend.