The Bates Student

The Guy In The White House: The Importance of Great Leadership

Alexandria Onuoha

April 14, 2020

Many of us are saddened, overwhelmed, and uncomfortable with the media's explicit headlines and jarring statistics about COVID-19. In contrast, we are lucky to have social media influencers and a few political leaders who attempt to channel these harsh times into activism and awareness. Furthermore, it ...

“Make That Soul Glow!”: An Uplifting Playlist

Alexandria Onuoha

March 27, 2020

It’s overwhelming and simply sad to be back home without receiving the proper closure from Bates. The news and their explicit headlines concerning the COVID- 19 makes everyone uneasy and not so optimistic about the future. However, this too shall pass and yes it is going slower than what we expect. On...

Dancing Around White Supremacy

Alexandria Onuoha

March 22, 2020

“Their core and foundations for the teachings of modern dance are based upon Eurocentric history instead of including and having the inclusion of African dance within modern dance”   “I never felt like I belonged”  “ I am not equipped enough to comment on a body on st...

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