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Self Care: Bachelor Edition

ABC’s “The Bachelor” airs as an opportunity for viewing routines and moments of non-academic group “activity.” This season is full of your weekly dose of reality television drama, and provides an excuse to spend time with the people who surround you.   As campus becomes less populated by the question, “how was your break,” we […]

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Bates Entrepreneurship Spotlight: Olivia Cuneo

Bates College is filled to the brim with unique individuals who are excited to share their creative minds with the community. This week I talked to first-year Olivia Cuneo about her small hat business that has historically kept the skiing community of Vermont warm and protected on the cold New England winter days.  Cuneo grew […]

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Skin Care Routine of the Week: Fall Back!

Summertime allows us all to spend a little more time on ourselves. We set fitness goals and actually reach them, excel at our internships and jobs, earn money, spend time surrounded by all those summer friends that we might not find at school. With these magical, sun-filled months, we spend a little less time worrying […]

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Have You Heard of the Bullet Journal?

The “Bullet Journal” has become the new planner, life organizer, list-maker and journal all mashed up into a Pinterest-worthy personal book. A bullet journal is an analog system of structure that instead of lined or blank sheets of paper, the page is composed of rows and columns of “dots” — leaving the space open and […]

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A Walk Around the Olin Arts Center

Art, in any form, is a great way to release your mind from the stress of negative energies and the to-do lists that tend to pile up and consume our weeks here at Bates. The Olin Arts Center offers a peaceful, quiet, and grounding experience and a wide variety of paintings, sculptures, and other art […]

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The Bates Routine

Growing up, many of us were told the importance of keeping a routine. We became aware that routines provide structure and expectation that set our days, weeks, months, and years up for success. Go to bed at the same time, wake up at the same time. Eat dinner at a reasonable hour. Shower. Brush our […]

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Skin Care Routine of the Week: Lotions and Potions to Healthy Skin

Growing up, my mom loved to pamper my sisters and I with a facewash and some good smelling lotion before we went to bed. Eventually, as ridiculous as this sounds, I grew up and got my very own good smelling facewash. My dad calls the bottles of products my mom and I use “lotions and […]