Bowdoin Minecraft Membership builds digital group – The Bowdoin Orient

Jaret Skonieczny
VIRTUAL TOGETHERNESS: Katie Filiakova ’22 created the Bowdoin Minecraft Membership, bringing college students collectively in a web-based server which mimics the School campus.

Katie Filiakova ’22 first developed the concept for a Bowdoin Minecraft Membership in the course of March, whereas sitting within the Moulton Union with a buddy. Little did she know that lower than a month later, the digitally-generated campus on the Bowdoin Minecraft server could be the closest she may get to the true factor.

“It was sort of unplanned excellent timing,” stated Filiakova.

Filiakova developed the Bowdoin server together with Cillian McDonagh ’22 and Steven Xu ’22 within the weeks earlier than spring break, and it got here on-line in late March, quickly after the School introduced the transition to on-line courses.

Now, the server offers college students with a singular alternative to remain linked on a digital platform.

“It wasn’t initially deliberate to be for the quarantine … however when this entire factor sparked, [we…

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