Interview with Maura Allen (Class of 2014) and Laurel Mast (2014) by Emma Kellogg

(L-R) Laurel Mast and Maura Allen at Reunion 2019 (photo credit: Ellery Harkness)

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Emma Kellogg (Class of 2020)

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Brunswick, Maine

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Maura Allen (Class of 2014) and Laurel Mast (Class of 2014) describe the transition to Bowdoin and meeting each other on the rugby team. Mast talks about taking extra courses many semesters, participating in plays, and being an avid sports fan. Allen speaks about being a year-round athlete, a facilitator for V-Space, and living in Quinby House. The pair discuss their love for the state of Maine but acknowledge the unique challenges that come from being so far from their homes in Colorado and Oregon. Allen and Mast also reflect on the burgeoning discussions surrounding cultural appropriation and hookup culture on campus.

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