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Power Unfolds from Tragedy in Berger’s “The Wolves”

Two weekends ago, ten fiercely talented women battled it out on the Gannett Theater stage, which was transformed into an indoor soccer dome complete with netting, Astroturf, and sideline benches. Rebecca Berger ’19, in partial completion of a thesis in directing, brought the 2017 Pulitzer Prize nominated play, The Wolves, to life in a beautiful […]


Cigarettes, INC!

The evening of Thursday, March 28th marked the third installment of the “What is American Studies?” series. The Bates community in PGill G65 was joined by Nan Enstad, the Robinson Edwards Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Enstad’s lecture, “Cigarettes INC!” focused on her recently published book of the same name, Cigarettes, […]

Restructuring, a Student Discount Program, and Dodgeball: A Student Government Update

Bates “Plague” Sends Nearly 100 to Health Services

“Strong People Don’t Need a Strong Leader”


Lost Amidst an Electronic Smokescreen

For a quick author’s disclaimer, this article is a prime example of self-plagiarism: I originally submitted this essay for a French class. Imagine this: it’s a Friday night, you’re dressed to impress with all your friends making your way down to a dorm pre-game. But despite the comradery and fashion choices, something is missing; you […]

Stand with Israel, and Criticize it Too

In Whom Do We Trust?

A Love Letter to the Left Behind “NARPs”

Arts & Leisure

Motivation with Maru: Half-Assed vs. the Whole Booty

Hullo hullo my feisty friends!! It’s ya gorl Maru back with a lil’ motivational mojo to help y’all get through Finals Week! Today I’m going to be discussing giving a half-assed effort and the results that follow vs. giving a full 110% effort (AKA the whole booty) and the results that follow! Let’s get on […]

Power Unfolds from Tragedy in Berger’s “The Wolves”

Skin Care Routine of the Week: An Honest Account

Spring Dance Concert Showcases Student Choreographers


Andrea Russo ‘19 Breaks Bates Career Hits Record

“It’s such structure and then chaos.” This is how the sole senior on the Bates softball team, Andrea “Dre” Russo ’19 described her sport. “It’s routine, but anything can happen…pitches are repetitive movements and then [the] batter hits, but at that moment anything can happen.”

Jim Sylvia ‘84 Assists Baseball, Athletics Design Turf Field

Bates Women’s Swimming Finishes 20th at NCAAs

Women’s Lacrosse Doubles Winning Streak