Do You Know the Three Ways Media Can Matter in American Government?

In the eleven days until the election you will continue to be bombarded with countless images, stories, and advertisements that serve to help us understand, if overwhelmingly, just who the candidates are and what they stand for.

As we continue to present segments from the Founding Principles series, we find ourselves tuning into “Chapter 7: The Media.”

Game Times, Match-Ups Set For NESCAC Quarterfinals Saturday

Full bear bowdoin logo 256The Bowdoin College men’s soccer, women’s soccer and field hockey teams will open the NESCAC postseason play on Saturday with road quarterfinal contests. The men and women’s cross country teams are also preparing for the NESCAC championship this weekend.

Check here to read more about the games and find links for webcasts and live stats.

Behind the Scenes at Bowdoin’s Performance of ‘A Delicate Balance’

Masque & Gown, one of Bowdoin’s student theater groups, recently staged Edward Albee’s play, A Delicate Balance.

Jack Arnholz ’19 directed the play, which Albee wrote in 1966. The drama explores a troubled marriage between a suburban couple.

Busra Eriz ’17 went behind the scenes to check in on the cast preparing for their Friday night performance.


Teaching in the Internet Age (The Atlantic)

KnowledgeCompanies such as Teachers Pay Teachers have encouraged the education community to digitally share and use open-license materials to create a nationwide collection of resources.

Some educators, however, believe lessons are too personalized to be universally applicable. High school teacher and writer Abigail Walthausen claims policy makers lack an understanding of the difference between a lesson plan and the materials used as part of a lesson plan.