Does a College Degree Lead to Happiness?

From The Atlantic: According to a demographics expert, happiness in a city correlates directly with the percentage of college graduates who live there. More…

High Schools to Compete for Obama

From The Washington Post: President Obama wants the U.S. to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020, and he is challenging America’s high schools to come up with a plan. The school with the best plan gets a presidential speech at graduation. More…

Sills Notes, Horace Poetry Make Classic College Gift

The legacies of Roman lyric poet Horace and Kenneth “Casey” Sills, eighth president of Bowdoin, are intertwined in a gift — a book of poetry recently presented to the College by Richard Lyman ’57.

The Orient’s Decade in Review – Part II

In Part II of its series, The Bowdoin Orient takes a look back at some Bowdoin headlines from 2000 to 2009. More…