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Economics Department Cancels Senior Thesis Amid Faculty Turnover
Ellie Wolfe and Sophie Mackin July 30, 2021

In an email sent to students majoring in economics on Monday, Professors Paul Shea and Daniel Riera-Crichton announced that the senior thesis will be canceled for the 2021-2022 academic year due to the recent departure of four faculty members. The professors leaving are Abraham Asfaw, Luke Chicoine,...

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Towards a More Pre-COVID Bates—a Recap of the Fall 2021 Important Information Webinar
Elizabeth LaCroix, Managing News Editor • July 30, 2021

Urged by changing COVID-19 public health policies, Bates Student Affairs hosted a webinar for returning students and parents on July 27. Some of the highlights included information regarding procedures for student arrival, public health practices, dining, as well as addressing new additions and recent...

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A more normal looking Commons will await students in the fall.
Sit-Down, Self-Serve Summer Commons Provides Hope for Fall Semester
Olivia Dimond, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor • July 12, 2021

On May 28, a complete transformation hit campus, for both first-years and recently graduated seniors alike: sit-down, self-serve Commons. Governor Janet Mills ended Maine’s mask mandate for vaccinated individuals on May 24, the Monday of Commencement Week here on campus. Also ended was the enforcement...

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Single Fee Increases for 2021-2022 School Year
Sadie Basila, Managing Forum Editor • September 13, 2021
COVID-19 Stories: A Collection of Covid Experiences at Bates
Elizabeth LaCroix, Managing News Editor • May 24, 2021
ArtVan: A Community-Based Non-profit in the Time of COVID-19
ArtVan: A Community-Based Non-profit in the Time of COVID-19
Fiona Cohen, Assistant Features Editor • May 12, 2021
Deconstructing Resilience: Notes On The Notion of Trauma
Skye Brown, Assistant News Editor • September 13, 2021
Return of Social Life
Sadie Basila, Managing Forum Editor • September 12, 2021
Afghanistan: Does The Buck Stop With Joe Biden?
Gabriel Coffey, Copy Editor • September 12, 2021
An Admission on Tuition
Eben Cook, Contributing Writer • September 12, 2021
Texas Heartbeat Bill: Irrelevant and Unreasonable
Maple Buescher, Contributing Writer • September 12, 2021
The Curbside Queens Bring Live Drag to Alumni Walk
El Pocho’s: A Triumph in Simplicity and the Best Damn Burrito I’ve Ever Had
Food and Forgiveness: A Review of Grand Concourse
Letter to the Editor: Anti-Zionist Graffiti is inherently Antisemitic
Michael Lieber '92 May 24, 2021
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