Organized into fourteen series: Various Student Publications, 1843- , n.d.; Bowdoin Bear-Skin, 1921-1927; Bowdoin Forum, 1992-1993, 1997-; Bowdoin Globalist; Bowdoin Patriot, 1983-2003; Bowdoin Port-Folio, 1893; Bowdoin Review, 1984-1987; Bowdoin Sun, 1977-1978, n.d.; Disorient, 2001-2003; Escritoir, 1826-1827; Growler, 1930-1948, 1985-1986, n.d.; Korean American Students Association (KASA) Newsletter, 2002- ; No Cats, No Steeples, 1977- , n.d.; To the Root, 1980-1995, n.d.; Womyn's Words, 1988-1993, n.d.
This series contains short-lived or ephemeral student publications, and student publications with a small number of issues or volumes held by the archives. The inaugural issue of the Bowdoin Bear-Skin was published in February 1921 and was know as the "Sophmore Hop Number." The humorous magazine contains illustrations, poems, and short articles. The Forum, with the byline "Bringing the World to Bowdoin College," was published in newspaper format from 1992-1993.
The collection contains student publications dating from 1826.
Student publications with a small amount of material are listed alphabetically in the series "Various Student Publications" while student publications with substantial material held by the Archives are listed in separate series.
I know blind dates are usually like, ‘oh I think you would get along with this person,’ but in this case it was like oh here’s another person in the class of 2018 who’s gay, go have lunch with him.
It was fine—there was nothing wrong with the guy—but I was like this isn’t gonna happen again.
But it does seem taboo for someone to have a mature, intimate relationship with someone that’s not in the dark, between the hours of 12a.m. Harry Porter: There’s a lot of guidelines surrounding hookups, like being exclusive or not, that have confused my idea of what actually dating someone is.
Like when you’re hooking up with someone exclusively it feels like you’re dating, but then there’s all these different lines you draw with emotional boundaries.
Anne Gregory/Amber Rock: How has your experience been with the dating scene at Bowdoin?
Mac Brower: I did a blind date once, but it was pretty awkward.