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    Mrs. Andrew Pennell and Mrs. Charles R. Lowery shine up General Joshua L. Chamberlain's boots and saddle for a special open house at the Pejepscot Historical Society's museum on School Street.

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Women’s Basketball — Jill Henrikson scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the women’s basketball team to a 53-37 victory over Wesleyan in the NESCAC Quarterfinals Saturday afternoon at Morrell Gymnasium.

Men’s Basketball — The Wesleyan University men’s basketball team won its first NESCAC Tournament game since 2003 in a 78-59 win over Bowdoin in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament Saturday afternoon.

Men’s Ice HockeyThe men’s ice hockey team continued its recent scoring spree, defeating Connecticut College 6-4 Saturday afternoon to clinch the second seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament.

Women’s Ice Hockey — Kayla Lessard made 38 saves as the women’s ice hockey skated to a 2-2 tie with Amherst on Senior Day at Watson Arena Saturday.

Men’s SquashThe George Washington University squash team squeaked by Bowdoin, 5-4, in pursuit of the Summers Cup at the CSA Team Nationals.

Women’s Swimming & Diving — The women’s swimming & diving team is at Wesleyan this weekend for the Women’s NESCAC Championship. The competition got underway Friday and continues through Sunday. Results here.

The College Store Donates to Brunswick High School

Brunswick High Schoolers from left to right: Wilder Nicholson, Seth Holmblad and Mitchell Black, with Jason Harvie, The College Store supervisor

Every winter, The College Store donates five percent of its retail sales of Brunswick High School merchandise to the high school. This year the donated amount was $184.

Marc Garnick ’68 Discusses Surprising Facts about Prostate Cancer (Scientific American)

Marc Garnick '68

 

Medical oncologist, prostate cancer expert and trustee emeritus Marc Garnick ’68 answers crucial questions regarding prostate cancer screening and treatment options in the latest issue of Scientific American.

Garnick, a clinical professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a practicing physician at Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, and his wife, Dr. Barbara Kates-Garnick, founded the Arnold D. Kates Lectureship at Bowdoin.

Uncertainty Breeds Widespread Commitment Phobia (Bloomberg)

 

From mortgages to car payments to parenting, Americans increasingly are shying away from long-term commitments.

As Bloomberg reports, prolonged economic insecurity has left many of us putting off even health club contracts and mobile phone plans.