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More Students Sent Home in Two Weeks than entire Fall Semester
Vanessa Paolella and Ellie Wolfe February 26, 2021

Students are letting their guard down against COVID-19 when it matters most. On Friday, Vice President for Campus Life and Dean of Students Joshua McIntosh wrote a message to students imploring them to reduce close contacts and adhere to the public health agreement. If cases continue to rise, Bates...

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Reverend Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate 2020
Annual Mays Debate Sparks Conversation about History
Madeline Polkinghorn, Managing Editor • February 10, 2021

The annual Reverend Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays debate serves as one of the longest and most popular traditions of Bates’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day programming. Each year, Bates’ Brooks-Quimby Debate Council (BQDC) partners with the Morehouse College debate team to argue an agreed upon resolution....

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Communications and Admissions Seek Feedback During MLK Day Workshop
Amelia Keleher and Elizabeth LaCroix February 10, 2021

During Bates’ 2021 MLK Day observance on Jan. 18, over 70 students, administrators, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered for “Between the Lines: Communications & the Predominantly White Institution in 2021,” a workshop held by the Bates Office of Communications (BOC) and the Office of Admissions.  The...

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2021 Bates Winter Arts Festival Takes on the Virtual Stage
Foreign Yet Familiar: Students form American Sign Language Club
Ranked choice voting and its critics: Is extremism bad?
Sadie Basila, Copy Editor • September 16, 2020
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