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Admissions Discusses Incoming Class of 2023

March 20, 2019
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The Bates Student sat down with the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Leigh Weisenburger on Friday, March 15 to discuss the incoming Bates class of 2023. The next morning, regular decision candidates were notified with their admission decisions. The 2023 applicant pool is another record-breaking ...

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Katherine Merisotis

Katherine Merisotis

2020-2021

My name is Katherine Merisotis and I am a member of the class of 2023. I am from a small town in Connecticut called Coventry. I am one of the photographers for the Bates Student this upcoming year. Some interesting facts about me are that I love to watch college football (ROLL TIDE!) and Gilmore Girls....

Mar 11, 2020
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Julia Bisson

Julia Bisson

2020-2021

My name is Julia Bisson and I am part of the class of 2023! I have lived in Maine my whole life, and question why I do every February. I am a springboard diver on the swim and dive team and a dj at WRBC. I’m so exited to be a part of the Bates student staff as the assistant sports editor!

Mar 25, 2020
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“Bringing Bates to You” Helps Bridge the Gap to Prospective and Admitted Students

Vanessa Paolella and Jackson Elkins
April 22, 2020
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While much about the next few months is uncertain, we can be sure that regardless as to whether classes are still online by then or not, there will be a new school year come September. With every new school year comes a new first-year class, and this year’s, the Class of 2024, faces an unprecedented...

Perla Figuereo ’21 Makes BCSG History as the First Woman of Color Elected President

President-elect Perla Figuereo ’21 (right) and Vice President -elect Lebanos Mengistu ’21 (left).

Vanessa Paolella, Editor in Chief
April 3, 2020
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The Bates College Student Government (BCSG) released the results of the 50th BCSG election last week, naming Perla Figuereo ’21 and Lebanos Mengistu ’21 as the next President and Vice President of the 2020-21 assembly. The Bates Student has confirmed that Figuereo will be the first woman of color to...

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Elizabeth LaCroix

Elizabeth LaCroix

2020-2021

Elizabeth is a member of the class of 2023 and is from Richmond, Rhode Island. She is a double major in English and chemistry and is also a member of both the Women's Cross Country and Track and Field teams.

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Rising Tuition Incites Petition

Margy Schueler, News Staff Writer
May 1, 2019
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On Tuesday, April 23rd, Bates Students and families received an email from President Clayton Spencer concerning tuition for the upcoming 2019-2020 year. Bate’s single fee will total the large sum of 71,388 dollars, an increase of 2,370 dollars over last year’s total price. The tuition hike is not...

What Happened to the OIE?

Skye Brown, Assistant Forum Editor
March 11, 2020
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“We have to fight for space for us to exist” - Topher Castaneda ‘20 “We have to pull our weight, it is not enough to have our presence in the classes at Bates, we need to be present in everything” - Bates Student “There is a history of where Bates treat the faculty members as valued...

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