Archives for February 2010

Continentals and Jeffs are Next

Men’s Ice Hockey: Twenty-seven years to the day since legendary Bowdoin Men’s Hockey Coach Sid Watson coached his last game, it was announced that his namesake arena will host the NESCAC men’s ice hockey finals.

The top-seeded Polar Bears face Hamilton in the first game of the semifinals on Saturday, March 6, at 1:00 p.m. Middlebury and Trinity will play in the second semifinal at 4:00 p.m. The NESCAC Championship Game will be played in Watson Arena at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 7.

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, March 2, at noon in the Athletic Department Office on the second floor of the Peter Buck Center for Heath and Fitness. Prices will be $5 for adults and $2 for students. There is no charge for students with a Bowdoin ID.

Relive Saturday’s epic Men’s Ice Hockey NESCAC Quarterfinals 2-1 OT victory over Colby. Take a look at the pictures or watch a recording of the entire game here.

Women’s Ice Hockey: The fifth-seeded Polar Bears will travel to Amherst on Saturday for a semifinal contest against the Lord Jeffs, the top-seed in the tournament. Game time is 1:00 p.m. The second contest will feature number-three Middlebury vs. the number-two seed, Trinity, at 4:00 p.m.

Senior captain Shana Natelson spoke with Bowdoin Sports Information Director Jim Caton following Saturday’s shocker in Williamstown, where Bowdoin scored three goals in the third period to stun Williams, 4-2, in the NESCAC Quarterfinals.

The Insomniac’s Nightmare (The New York Times)

The human mind is constantly thinking about how it thinks, and that means you can’t will yourself to sleep. Try to avoid thinking about a white bear, and that’s all you’ll see.

Kary Antholis ’84 Combines Intrigue, Narrative, and History at HBO (Bowdoin Orient)

HBO Miniseries President Kary Antholis ’84 has finished work on the upcoming World War II miniseries, “The Pacific,” a premiere screening of which is to be held at Bowdoin March 4. He spoke with The Bowdoin Orient about what it takes to bring a story to life.

The Pacific premieres on HBO on Sunday, March 14. Watch a preview here.

Tax Breaks for College Costs, While They Last (Los Angeles Times)

You may not have qualified before but that doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of new and improved tax breaks if you’re paying for college. But hurry—this is a limited time offer.