Archives for 2014

The Top 5 BDS Stories of 2014

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In this, the last Bowdoin Daily Sun edition of 2014, we take a look back at what readers read most.

The most popular posts of the year comprise news surrounding President Mills’ announcement, the endowment, the Athletic Hall of Honor, and one of the always popular “Whispering Pines” columns by John Cross ’76.

To Fight Natural Selection, Public Libraries Should Take a Look at Coffee Shops (NPR)

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To keep up in the digital age, public libraries need to take some cues from coffee shops, a U.K. report argues. In the wake of massive library closings in the U.K., the report suggests that libraries expand wifi and create more comfortable work spaces with couches and access to coffee.

Maybe libraries in the U.S. would benefit from these tips too. Read the article.

Infographic: Ridesharing By The Numbers (

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Year-End Treat: The Bowdoin Log

An annual tradition at the annual holiday luncheon for faculty and staff, the Bowdoin Log is a crowd-pleaser, no matter the venue. To help ring in the new year, make a log or two yourself with the recipe from Bowdoin Dining (you’ll find it in the tab “Cakes, Cookies Pastries”), or just watch this video of Bowdoin Logs rolled a few years back.