by LIA KORNMEHL Nov. 19, 2019
Welcome to “What’s in My Backpack,” where I present some of the most intriguing backpacks, briefcases, and bookbags on and off campus. Today’s backpack comes to us from none other than Bowdoin College’s own president, Clayton Rose.
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by WILL HAUSMANN Nov. 18, 2019
After a peaceful few weeks without an email from the BSG Ad-hoc committee on Wi-Fi, it seemed as though Bowdoin’s Wi-Fi ailments were solved. Some students even reported the ability to watch a full episode of the Magic School Bus for their Biology class without ever having to turn off their Wi-Fi and then turn it back on.
Continue reading “Wi-Fi Crashes After an Influx of Insta and Snapchat Stories of the First Snow”
by JACOB BASKES Nov. 13, 2019
In an email sent on Tuesday evening, Head of Bowdoin Safety
and Security Randy Nichols warned that roads around campus had become dangerous
as a result of the previous day’s freezing rain. Seventeen minutes later,
Nichols sent out a follow-up email announcing that he had run over a sophomore
boy crossing the street outside of MacMillan house.
Continue reading “Black Ice: Randy Nichols Mows Down Sophomore Crossing Maine Street”
by HOLLY LYNE Nov. 12, 2019
Breaking news: Last Saturday night, Stephen Seltzer ’23 shockingly obeyed the law while drinking a claw.
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by JACK SHANE Nov. 6, 2019
Since pledging to give a whole 72 cents more to housekeepers over 32 years, Bowdoin has desperately been trying to find ways to raise the money to pay for this exceptional wage increase. According to a recent press release from the Bowdoin Organic Garden, Bowdoin may have found the saving grace in the form of cancer-causing, environment hating Monsanto, who just bought the Bowdoin Organic Garden with $4 found on the floor.
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by THEO DANZIG Nov. 5, 2019
Sophomore Zachary Leibowitz thought he had found the perfect Halloween costume. He had been planning for the annual festival of witchery for weeks and believed he had struck the perfect balance between humor and cultural sensitivity. By dressing up as Prozac, Zachary believed he would lift the spirits of everyone he saw.
Continue reading “Student Dresses As Prozac For Halloween Party, Takes Away Everyone’s Sex Drive”
by HOLLY LYNE Nov. 4, 2019
In a statement released during their November 1 press conference, Bowdoin Dining announced: “In observance of the celebration of No Nut November, we will remove almond milk and all other nut milks from Moulton and Thorne. We will not serve nut milks to students until December.”
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by BLAINE STEVENS Oct. 30, 2019
This morning, senior Mark P. Ullout was on the receiving end of a miracle in the middle of Thorne Dining Hall—in a turn of events that Ullout called “a gift from Yahweh Himself,” the athlete was able to successfully avoid interacting with the female student he was inside of this past Saturday evening. Thankful to have evaded the consequences of his questionable drunken decisions, Ullout described a scene that he claimed was nearly “a complete and utter fucking nightmare.” The self-described “athletic star,” who received an astounding 17 minutes and 32 seconds of playing time this past season, shocked Harpoon reporters with his descriptions of his traumatizing close call.
Continue reading “Close Call! Jock Narrowly Avoids Eye Contact with Girl He Was Inside of Last Weekend”
by DAN RALSTON Oct. 28, 2019
Miles Uplook ‘20 admits that she has never been the ‘cool athlete’ or the ‘crunchy English major’. “I live a quiet life, and honestly until yesterday, nothing remarkable had ever happened to me,” said Uplook. But, on October 27th, Uplook became the first student in recent Bowdoin history to go a day without any Wifi troubles.
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by JACOB BASKES October 9, 2019
On Wednesday morning, the student-run Bowdoin Entertainment
Board announced new “campus celebrity” playlists to improve its interactions with
the student body. This week’s featured guest is President Clayton Rose, whose
top picks include Travis Scott’s “HIGHEST IN THE ROOM” and Post Malone’s
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