Sara Caplan I am a queer person and a disabled person, and every day I am trying to figure out what that means. I decided to write this piece to reflect on those identities—what it means to navigate them and how these identities operate in the world both at Bowdoin and beyond.
As students write papers in the wee hours of the morning, snooze their alarm for an 8 a.m. class, labor over crossword puzzles at lunch, go for an afternoon run, or dance the night away in a dimly lit basement, the Bowdoin Heating Plant’s six engineers work tirelessly to keep the College running.
Diana Furukawa Dear Reader, With Nick’s Bowdoin departure looming, we decided this week to review a beer just because the packaging looked pretty. As Nick’s housemate quite rightly put it: “such a sexy can; love the matte.” Indeed, old friend.
This afternoon, students will venture outside—binoculars in hand—for Bowdoin’s third annual Birdathon. The rules of the event are simple: Teams of five work to identify—either by sight or sound—as many bird species as possible over the course two hours.
COURTESY OF MOONLIGHTING SERVICES, LLC.DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT: Moonlighting Production Services, LLC has serviced Bowdoin concerts, shows and other events, including in Thorne Dining Hall, for over the past 20 years. The company is one of the largest event production companies in northern New England.
Caroline Carter I know that for many students at Bowdoin, the onset of spring’s warm weather is welcomed with open arms. For others (namely, myself), the warm weather is not so welcome. In Maine, warm weather and insect life come hand-in-hand, and there are few things I find more bothersome than insects.
Eliza GraumlichIT'S ALWAYS SONNY: Bowdoin Security Officer Sonny Toscano has worked at Bowdoin for just over three years. Over the years, he has mastered a variety of other jobs and hobbies including working in retail, being a firefighter and playing five instruments.
Phoebe Zipper Nostalgia is one hell of a drug. It’s been a wild ride folks. We’ve reviewed a lot of wine and a lot of juice we tried to pass for wine. But after this week’s column hits the printing press, our tenure as Bottom of the Barrel columnists comes to an end.