Multimedia: Bowdoin Polar Bear Celebrates 100th Birthday in Big Apple

From appearances Thursday morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe and Friday morning on NBC’s Today show, to finding adventure — and alumni — all across New York City, the Bowdoin Polar Bear celebrated 100 years by taking several bites out of the Big Apple.

The Polar Bear visits the Today Show from Bowdoin College on Vimeo.

Bowdoin’s Polar Bear ice skates in New York City from Bowdoin College on Vimeo.

Check out what was happening on social media while the Polar Bear ambled around Manhattan, and view the slide show chronicling his travels:

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  1. Bob Spencer '60 says:

    Great idea! The Bear is EVERYWHERE!

  2. Mike Coster '57 says:

    We have the BEST mascot on the continent.

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