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Bates' Academic Resource Commons Copes with COVID
Elizabeth LaCroix, Assistant News Editor • October 14, 2020

Upperclassmen at Bates remember the Academic Resource Commons (ARC) as crowded and bustling with the energy of students helping and learning from one another. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the physical space of ARC has been left deserted and much of the peer tutoring and writing support programs...

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Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks at a rally hosted by Biden for Maine in Lewiston, Maine.
Senator Elizabeth Warren Holds Rally in Lewiston in Support of Biden/Harris Campaign
Christina Leonard, Digital Editor • October 14, 2020

U.S. Senator and former 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren visited Lewiston, Maine for a small, socially-distanced outdoor rally hosted by Biden for Maine on Saturday. Bates students, alums, and locals were in attendance to hear from Warren and from Biden for Maine who spoke about the importance...

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"As you step into [Gomes Chapel], you feel the presence of that history and a connection to all the Batesies who have filled the space." - Reverend Raymond Cloutier
Gomes Chapel Reopens, Continues to Provide Space for Meaningful Connection
Sacha Feldberg, Contributing Writer • October 14, 2020

Last month, on a warm and beautiful Sept. 2, the Peter J. Gomes Chapel reopened with a small in-person gathering of around 15 people. Multifaith Chaplains Brittany Longsdorf and Raymond Cloutier were present, in addition to Multifaith fellows Yueh Qi Chuah ‘22 and Austin Dumont ‘21. President Clayton...

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Video Game Club Creates Community in Uncertain Times
Bates Knitwits: Knitting, Crochet and More
Ranked choice voting and its critics: Is extremism bad?
Sadie Basila, Copy Editor • September 16, 2020
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