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Bates’ First Student-Led Diwali Celebration Hosted by the South Asian Students Association
Aanika Patel, Contributing Writer • December 1, 2021

Typically celebrated with diya lighting, decorations, fireworks, puja (prayers), sweets, gifts and food, Diwali, or Deepavali, is one of the most celebrated holidays in South Asia. The celebrations last five days and symbolize the victory of light over darkness.  This year, in its second year as...

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Bates Dining, Conferences, and Campus Events Hosts 28th Annual Harvest Meal
Bates Dining, Conferences, and Campus Events Hosts 28th Annual Harvest Meal
Aneeza Ahmad, Staff Writer • December 1, 2021

On Nov. 17, Bates College Dining, Conferences, and Campus Events (DCCE) hosted its 28th annual Harvest Meal, the Thanksgiving-themed dinner that is one of Bates’ most celebrated traditions.  The doors to Commons opened at 4:30pm, with apple cider doughnuts and apple cider available outside. Inside,...

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58.2% of Bates Students Say They Have Never Missed a COVID-19 Test: COVID-19 Testing Compliance Fall 2021
Elizabeth LaCroix, Managing News Editor • November 17, 2021

According to an anonymous survey conducted by The Bates Student, 58.2% of the 67 students who completed the survey have never missed a COVID-19 test. Another 23.9% said they miss about one test per academic year, and 10.4% usually miss one test a semester. The remaining 7.5% usually misses about two...

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Why Is the Anonymous Blind Tiger App so Popular at Bates?
Why Is the Anonymous Blind Tiger App so Popular at Bates?
Isabel O'Connell, Contributing Writer • November 17, 2021
The Den: A Lost Late-Night Experience
Ramiro Davila, Contributing Writer • November 10, 2021
Studying at Kings College, Ali noted that university in the UK grants much more independence to its students.
A Series of Study Abroad Features
Maple Buescher, Contributing Writer • November 10, 2021
Professor Keith Taylor—Administration Made the Wrong Call
Alexi Knight, Staff Writer • December 8, 2021
My Kidneys Hate Me, But My Professors Don’t: The Value of Flexible Professors
Sadie Basila, Managing Forum Editor • December 8, 2021
Why Does FYS Matter?
Why Does FYS Matter?
Willa Wang, Contributing Writer • December 1, 2021
An Ode to Taylor Swift
Sophie Mackin, Assistant Forum Editor • November 17, 2021
TikTok, Doom Scrolling, and Digital Self Harm—Protect Yourself
Sadie Basila, Managing Forum Editor • November 10, 2021
Women’s Basketball Just Misses National Ranking, Men Look to Improve on 3-3 Record
Bobcat Bites for December 8
Bobcat Bites for December 1
Bobcat Bites for November 17
Letter to the Editor: Anti-Zionist Graffiti is inherently Antisemitic
Michael Lieber '92 May 24, 2021
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