Archives for November 2014

A Thorne Thanksgiving In Under Two Minutes

Before many students went home to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends, they broke bread with their Bowdoin family at Dining Service’s annual holiday spread. Here’s a quick taste of what went down:

A Thorne Thanksgiving In Under Two Minutes from Bowdoin College on Vimeo.

This year’s menu included assorted dips with homemade crackers, several relishes, curried carrot soup, French onion soup, roast turkey, gravy, Maine cider glazed ham, roasted vegetable pot pie with homemade vegan biscuits, venison and root vegetable stew, a spinach and pear salad with raspberry vinaigrette, peas, butternut squash, mashed potatoes, candied sweet potatoes, oatmeal molasses rolls, corn bread, Bowdoin Organic Garden pumpkin bread and pumpkin pie, apple pie, apple crisp and pecan pie.

By The Numbers: A Bowdoin Thanksgiving

Bowdoin Thanksgiving numbers

Interactive: A Trip Through Space (BBC)

outer space, galaxy, universe,

What’s out in the solar system beyond our own pale, blue dot?

This BBC interactive infographic takes you on a trip through space, with landmark achievements of the human space travel and scientific discovery marked along the way.

You Can Skip Black Friday (Money)

Black Friday 2014

You don’t have to spend this Black Friday in stores, or in lines for stores. From parades to museums, Money magazine suggests fun ways to skip Black Friday.