Archives for January 2011

Polar Bear Scoreboard

Men’s Basketball: Ryan O’Connell hit seven three-pointers and totaled a career-high 27 points to lead the Bowdoin College men’s basketball team to a 77-74 overtime win at Trinity College on Friday night.

Women’s Basketball:
Kaitlin Donahoe scored a game-high 17 points as the Bowdoin College women’s basketball team pulled away from Trinity in the second half of a 62-51 win on Friday evening.

Men’s Ice Hockey: The Bowdoin College men’s ice hockey team killed off seven power plays and goaltender Steve Messina made 23 saves in a 3-2 win over Williams in a battle of nationally-ranked teams at Watson Arena on Friday evening.

Men’s Squash: Bowdoin 9, Boston College 0

Teaching 20-Somethings To Value Thrift (Big Questions Online)

Educators and financial experts are turning their attention to 20-somethings, a.k.a., “Generation Debt,” for new advice on an old concept: the value of thrift.

Ante Up the Art: Museums Wager Masterpieces on The Super Bowl (NPR)

"Game Of Bezique" by Gustave Caillebotte.

Leading up to next week’s Super Bowl XLV between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Carnegie Art Museum in Pittsburgh have a friendly bet: a Gustave Caillebotte or a Pierre-Auguste Renoir to the winning city’s museum.

Bowdoin Grads Take a Turn as Bowdoin Staff (Bowdoin Orient)

Not everybody leaves Maine—or even campus— after graduation. For a handful of Bowdoin grads, the College provides employment opportunities that can be tough to pass up.