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Yesterday | Jewish World Review

Linda Chavez:

Dartmouth College has a problem. Protestors occupied the president's office at the Ivy League school a couple of weeks ago and demanded more "womyn or people of color" faculty, coverage of sex-change operations on the student health plan, and "gender-neutral bathrooms," among other things.

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Related Topix: Dartmouth College, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Maine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Advocate

Lafayette students test Vermilion River for pollution

Seventy-six Comeaux High School juniors and seniors applied theories and testing skills learned in the classroom to a real-world environment on Wednesday, testing the Vermilion River for pollution.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Lafayette, LA, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Broussard, LA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Military buffs ride the rails to celebrate Joshua Chamberlain, maritime heritage

Military buffs and history enthusiasts from all over New England have been flocking to the small Maine town of Brunswick for years.

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Related Topix: Maine, Brunswick, ME, Durham, ME, US Military, US Navy

WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know on Tuesday, April 15

The city of Boston is honoring the victims of last year's marathon bombings and it's tax day.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Marathon, Cape Elizabeth, ME, Vinalhaven, ME

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sun Journal

Bowdoin College president to resign next year

The Brunswick, Maine, college announced the resignation on Monday. The 63-year-old Mills is in his 13th year as president of the college.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, ME, Bowdoin, ME, Syracuse University

Kennebec Journal

Bowdoin College president says he'll leave in 2015

Bowdoin College President Barry Mills announced Monday that he will step down in June 2015, at the end of his 14th academic year as head of Maine's oldest college.

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Related Topix: Bowdoin, ME

Fri Apr 11, 2014

TheBlaze.com

How a friendly golf match gone awry spurred a multi-year battle for...

Pervasive Leftism in the hallowed halls of America's elite colleges is not something new .

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, US News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Brunswick opens new town office - with a renovation cost 12 times the original estimate

Brunswick Town Clerk Fran Smith sorts through records on her desk before Wednesday's opening day at the new Town Hall on Union Street.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, ME, Bowdoin, ME, Portland, ME

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Kelly Kerner named vice president for development and alumni relations at UGA

Kelly Kerner, who has been senior vice president for development and alumni relations and secretary of the college at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, has been named vice president for development and alumni relations at the University of Georgia.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Daily Caller

Bowdoin College publicly displays pictures of naked female students posing in groups, because art

Bowdoin College, a private liberal arts college in Brunswick, Maine, opened the "Celebrating Women, Celebrating Bodies" exhibit featuring naked photos of its female students on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, ME, Conservative Political News, US News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Fossil fuel divestment makes no sense

At colleges across Maryland, and indeed the whole nation, fossil fuel divestment-- forcing a university to get rid of all funds in its endowment related to fossil-fuel producers-- has incited a small, but spirited minority, to take action.

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Related Topix: Boston College

Christian Science Monitor

National Portrait Gallery explores what makes someone 'cool'

Whatever or whoever it is, cool is sought, that's for sure. The pursuit of cool underlies the worlds of entertainment, fashion, and advertising - i.e. most of modern popular culture to a remarkable extent - and is arguably one of the key drivers of American society.

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Related Topix: Tulane University, Photography, Arts, Humphrey Bogart, Celebrities, African-American

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Rail enthusiasts in Portland say goodbye to Monson No. 4

Monson No. 4 takes her last runs on Saturday at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, Maine, Monson, ME, Bowdoinham, ME

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Richardson - Turco engagement

Blaine and Laura Richardson of Belfast and Kip and Kathi Cleaver of Acton, Mass., are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jana to David Turco, son of Joe and Charlene Turco of Dedham, Mass.

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Related Topix: Acton, MA, Dedham, MA, Theater, Arts

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Bangor Daily News

CMP needs to cover costs, but that shouldn't stall Maine colleges' renewable energy advances

A new "standby" fee proposed by Central Maine Power Co. would penalize Maine colleges and universities - including the 10 member institutions of the Maine Independent Colleges Association - and effectively create a significant disincentive for our pursuit of the economic, environmental and educational benefits associated with onsite generation of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Maine, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Bowdoin, ME, Opinion

Sat Mar 29, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Hometown Maine - Brunswick

In this weekend's Hometown Maine, we head to Brunswick. First settled in 1739, Brunswick remains a vital part of the mid-coast region.

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Related Topix: Maine, Brunswick, ME, US Military, US Navy, Topsham, ME

Tue Mar 25, 2014

7x7

10 Ways to Laugh Your Ass Off

What does a star from Parks and Recreation , a magician, a writer from the Sarah Silverman Show, and an Australian with his own show on FX all have in common? They all have comedy shows in San Francisco in the upcoming weeks.

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Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Saturday Night Live, San Francisco, CA, Aziz Ansari, Emmy Awards

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Two finalists named for UGA development vice presidency

Two candidates for a soon-to-be-vacant University of Georgia vice presidency will make public appearances on the UGA campus in the next week.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Georgia, Bates College

Norwalk Citizen News

Bowdoin College gets Winslow Homer's camera

The camera was made by Mawson & Swan Co. around 1880 and purchased by Homer in 1882 when he lived in northern England.

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Sun Journal

Bowdoin College gets Winslow Homer's camera

The camera was made by Mawson & Swan Co. around 1880 and purchased by Homer in 1882 when he lived in northern England.

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