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19 Members of Brooks Quimby Debate Council Collectively Resign in Open Letter
19 Members of Brooks Quimby Debate Council Collectively Resign in Open Letter
Trinity Poon, Zoe Schaedle, and Ella Beiser February 20, 2024

Nineteen members of Bates College’s debate team, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council (BQDC), collectively resigned from the team on Friday, Feb....

OPINION | Moments in Classes that Changed Our Minds
OPINION | Moments in Classes that Changed Our Minds
February 14, 2024
19 Members of Brooks Quimby Debate Council Collectively Resign in Open Letter
19 Members of Brooks Quimby Debate Council Collectively Resign in Open Letter
Trinity Poon, Zoe Schaedle, and Ella Beiser February 20, 2024

Nineteen members of Bates College’s debate team, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council (BQDC), collectively resigned from the team on Friday, Feb. 16.  At 9:55 a.m., the BQDC announced their resignation on Facebook stating, “There have been 0 participation to Bates Debate this semester and the BQDC...

Letter from the Editor
Ella Beiser, Editor-in-Chief • February 17, 2024

Dear Bates Community, Yesterday, The Bates Student published an article about the resignation of members of the Brooks Quimby Debate Council. The article included an open letter written by members of the debate council that detailed their reasons for resigning.  We published the article quickly...

Photo of the exterior of Le Ronj
The Ronj's New Grind
Zoe Schaedle, Managing News Editor • February 13, 2024

Described as a “nocturnal pumpkin” in the Bates Alumnus Magazine, Winter 1998 edition, the Ronj is named for its bright orange walls. Located on 32 Frye Street, the two-story Victorian style Ross house features many colorful study and lounge rooms, each one uniquely furnished with wall art, student...

Maine, although cold, has a special beauty in the winter, too.
Memories of Professor Pamela Ann Johnson
Trinity Poon, Managing News Editor • February 14, 2024
What’s Fizzin’? The Bubblings Beneath the New Social Media App On Campus
What’s Fizzin’? The Bubblings Beneath the New Social Media App On Campus
Max Olson, Staff Writer • February 13, 2024
Bert the Advice Bobcat: Friend or Foe?
Nicola Lynch-Collier and Sydney Schuster February 13, 2024
Google Maps: most hills are marked with arrows. Not pictured: hills on Frye St. 
Anything but Mt. David on a Tray: Tradition Alternatives
Hadley Blodgett, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor • February 13, 2024
OPINION | Moments in Classes that Changed Our Minds
OPINION | Moments in Classes that Changed Our Minds
Chris Lu, Contributing Writer • February 14, 2024
OPINION | What “Succession” Teaches Us About the American Dream
OPINION | What “Succession” Teaches Us About the American Dream
Lena LaPierre, Assistant Forum Editor • February 14, 2024
Taken outside Hedge Hall during a large snow storm this year. Photo provided by Bates Communications.
OPINION | Making Bates a Blue Zone
Maggie Kornfeind, Contributing Writer • February 13, 2024
A Legal Look At Trump’s Removal from Maine Ballot
A Legal Look At Trump’s Removal from Maine Ballot
Avi Konduri, Contributing Writer • February 5, 2024
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Tips for Staying Fashionably Warm in Maine Winter Weather
Tips for Staying Fashionably Warm in Maine Winter Weather
Ellie Stevenson and Avery Welch February 14, 2024
Megan Billings showing off a crafted project.
Crafty Crochet and More: An interview with the entrepreneur behind Grapedumdum
Hadley Blodgett, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor • February 14, 2024
Mac Gaither behind the camera at Lost Valley filming Amanda Yolles, director of MaineLines for the ski patrol section of the film
Student-Helmed Ski Documentary In the Works
Gail Curtis, Contributing Writer • February 14, 2024
A Winter Morning at Sugarloaf Mountain.
Maine Skiing: The Best of Both Worlds
Madeline Cournoyer, Contributing Writer • February 13, 2024
Photo of Bates Baseball on March 14, 2023. Photo provided by Bates Communications.
‘It’s Us Versus Them’ - A New Era of Bates Baseball
Max Lucas, Contributing Writer • February 14, 2024
Mens Lacrosse featured in Davis Fitness Center.
Men’s Lacrosse wins Headstrong Fundraiser
Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Executive Managing Editor • January 31, 2024
National Selfie Day with the Bates Bobcat (as portrayed by Social Media Specialist Dave Ernst) around campus.
A Sit Down with the New Bates Bobcat
Ana Moreno, Contributing Writer • January 31, 2024
Sophomore Elsa Daulerio scored a team-high 19 points and hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer as the Bates womens basketball team won a 62-60 thriller over Tufts on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024. (Phyllis Grader Jensen/Bates College)
Thrilling Ending Gives Bates Women’s Basketball a Trademark Win
Zach Marchick, Assistant Sports Editor • January 31, 2024
Letter to the Editor: Real Ambitions on Climate and Environment Require Attention to Fundamentals
Letter to the Editor: Real Ambitions on Climate and Environment Require Attention to Fundamentals
November 8, 2022
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