In this March 9, 2016, file photo, students walk near the chapel on the Bowdoin College campus in Brunswick. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN

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The Saturday death of a Bowdoin College student has been ruled a suicide.

Theo Danzig, 21, died in an off-campus residence. He was a history and government and legal studies double major. Danzig was honored in 2020 with an Alfred E. Golz Summer Research Fellowship, and was an associated editor of a student-run magazine called “Harpoon.”

Students are encouraged to seek counseling, according to the Portland Press Herald, and can call 207-725-3145 to set up an appointment.