Students Already In Debt Due To Laundry Fees

By Macey Barker Sept. 22, 2018

We are nearly a month into the semester and students have already declared bankruptcy due to the exorbitantly high cost of laundry. The demand of a $1.70 for each load means that even ramen seems like a delicacy. The “fresh linen” scent that was noticeable in the first week of the semester is gone and all that remains is crippling debt. Continue reading “Students Already In Debt Due To Laundry Fees”

New Professor Reevaluates Life Choices After Teaching Sub-1100 Level INS Class

By LUCY SIEGEL Oct. 2, 2018

Linda Makinson is re-evaluating her decision to become a professor after teaching a class that fulfills the Inquiry in Natural Science (INS) requirement for the past month. Makenson received her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins last year and has received countless awards for her groundbreaking research on the devastating effects climate change is having on sub-Saharan Africa. She decided to become a professor to “help shape the minds of tomorrow’s greatest scientific researches.” Continue reading “New Professor Reevaluates Life Choices After Teaching Sub-1100 Level INS Class”

Legacy Student “Honored” to Pull Trig in Same Bathroom as Father, Grandfather

By BLAINE STEVENS Oct. 2, 2018,

This past Sunday, First Year Emma Winslow participated in a decades-long Bowdoin family tradition in Maine Hall’s Third Floor bathroom. Following in the footsteps of her father, James Winslow ’81, and grandfather, Henry Winslow ‘57, Emma pulled trig — and in doing so, celebrated her family’s legacy at the College. After shoving her index and middle fingers down her throat in an effort to “sober the fuck up,” Emma claimed that she was “honored” to be vomiting into the same toilet as her beloved patriarchs. Continue reading “Legacy Student “Honored” to Pull Trig in Same Bathroom as Father, Grandfather”

I Keep Receiving Notifications of a Court Date – Why Do They Not Get that I am Taken!?!

By AINE LAWLOR Oct. 1, 2018

I have received like four emails and at least six letters saying that I have a court date I need to attend and like why don’t they get that I am not interested. I mean seriously people, I’ve posted about my bae like 4 times – get the message! Continue reading “I Keep Receiving Notifications of a Court Date – Why Do They Not Get that I am Taken!?!”

PETA Releases Bottled Water Back into Wild River

By MICHELLE LU Sept. 25, 2018

Animal rights group PETA has started a new round of campaigns against Maine water distributor Poland Springs. In an act of protest, PETA purchased two boxes of bottled water from the company and hosted a ceremony in Dixfield, Maine, to release the water back into the Androscoggin River. The ceremony lasted a full five minutes. Continue reading “PETA Releases Bottled Water Back into Wild River”