Global Citizens Share their Worldly Experiences

Every year, Bowdoin’s Global Citizens program sends several students to do service and volunteer work around the world at locations they choose. This year, nine students were awarded Global Citizen grants. To reflect on and share their experiences, seven of the students, along with faculty, staff and past recipients, met over dinner at Frontier Cafe in downtown Brunswick.

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Friday Scoreboard and Upcoming Saturday Action

Bowdoin-blk-grey_outline-00516-smWomen’s Volleyball: The Bowdoin College women’s volleyball team defeated Worcester State on the opening night of the 2015 Midcoast Classic at Morrell Gymnasium on Friday, cruising to a 3-0 triumph in their home opener. Bowdoin stands at 5-3 after the win while Worcester State falls to 5-5.

Saturday’s action (in chronological order):

Women’s Golf: Mount Holyoke Invitational (The Orchards) 8:00 a.m.
Sailing: Regis Trophy (BU) 9:30 a.m.
Field Hockey vs. Middlebury 12:00 p.m. WATCH LIVE
Football vs. Williams 1:00 p.m. WATCH LIVE
Women’s Volleyball vs. Bates 2:00 p.m. WATCH LIVE

Library Opens ‘Media Commons’ to Enhance Cinema Studies

mediacommons03092015_09032015-500x333The lower level of the Hawthorne-Longfellow Library is now home to the College’s Media Commons, a new space designed for studying films and producing video, animation, photography and audio projects.​

The Media Commons reflects Bowdoin’s efforts to centralize and enhance its media services, and to better support cinema studies classes and student video production. Its opening coincides with a recent push by Bowdoin to strengthen its Cinema Studies program. Read more.

Bowdoin Student Government Pays Annual 9/11 Tribute

9:11tribute11092015_09112015 (4) It has become a tradition for members of the Bowdoin Student Government to wake up early on the morning of the 9/11 anniversary and plant small American flags across Coe Quad. This year, the students worked in the rain, starting at 7 a.m. and finishing by 8:30 a.m. They posted 2,819 flags, one for each person who died in the attacks 14 years ago.

Luke von Maur ’16, vice president of student affairs for Bowdoin Student Government, organized the commemoration. “We wanted to pay tribute to all who have been affected by 9/11 and to remember this day,” he said. He was six when the attacks occurred.

In addition, the College placed flags at the campus’s other 9/11 memorials, helping us to remember Christopher S. Gardner ’87, Frank J. Doyle ’85 and James Roux ’81, who all died in the attack.
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