Monthly Archives: October 2013

Let’s start a conversation…about our bodies

by Greg Rosen We’ve all been there. Navigating our way in Moulton, we pass the desserts. We immediately begin to drool over the blueberry crumble. For some, ambivalent questions may surface and take control. Did I exercise today? How much … Continue reading

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Please and Thank you, thank you very much

by Maeve O’Leary Remember what your mother said about using your manners? Maybe to your chagrin, but to her satisfaction, she was right. As it turns out, saying “thank you” can provide the most selfish of benefits: making us happier. … Continue reading

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Bowdoin’s Day of Stomp Out Stigma

by Zach Danssaert I like to think of social stigma as the severe disapproval of a person because of a trait that indicates their deviance from social norms. The sub-conscious need to differentiate people who we consider different from what … Continue reading

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This is Why I’m Limping

Two Bowdoin Peer Healthers, Greg Rosen and Maeve O’Leary took on 26.2 miles at the Maine Marathon this past Sunday. Here are their accounts of the event: Maeve: I am not a runner. I was never on a track team, … Continue reading

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What is Peer 2 Peer Anyway???

The first weeks in college are, simply put, overwhelming. Adjusting to classes, meeting new expectations, making new friends, living constantly in the presence of other people, are major changes in a social environment. There are no exceptions when first-years in … Continue reading

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