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Lewiston Farmers & Emergency Food Providers React to COVID-19

New Roots farmers Seynab Ali, Batula Ismail, and Abdi and Mohammed Abukar.

Amelia Keleher, Managing News Editor

April 21, 2020

Nationwide, farmers have been forced to let their crops go to waste because of the sharp reduction in demand following restaurant closures, while others have chosen to give their crops away for free rather than watch them rot. Meanwhile, 95% of food banks across the country are struggling to meet the increase in demand as food insecurity grows alongside risin...

“Suite Life” on Campus During COVID-19: Student Perspectives

“Suite Life” on Campus During COVID-19: Student Perspectives

Amelia Keleher, Managing News Editor

March 27, 2020

It’s been one week since March 17, the final day for the vast majority of Bates students to depart campus for national and international destinations. Following President Spencer’s announcement on Friday, March 13 that Bates would transition to remote learning for the remainder of the semester, most s...

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