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The Schuler Access Initiative will match every dollar raised by Bates donors over the next 10 years, funding a $100 million expansion in financial aid.

Schuler Access Initiative Awards Bates With $50 Million Financial Aid Grant to Support Pell-Eligible, Low Income and Undocumented Students

Elizabeth LaCroix, Managing News Editor October 27, 2021

Earlier this semester, Bates announced that a challenge grant of $50 million had been given to the college from the Schuler Access Initiative to support more Federal Pell Grant-eligible, low-income and...

The Lewiston municipal election is set to be one of the most significant in recent memory.

Lewiston Municipal Election: Ready to Vote on Nov. 2?

Sophie Mackin, Assistant Forum Editor October 27, 2021

Chances are you’ve come across some signs about school committee or city council candidates while walking and driving around in Lewiston recently. Or maybe you’ve seen advertisements about Question...

Elizabeth Patrick, a junior on the women’s soccer team, logged how she spent her 24 hours before the team’s Saturday game against Williams.

The 24 Before with Elizabeth Patrick

Elizabeth Patrick, Contributing Writer October 27, 2021

Elizabeth Patrick is a midfielder on the women’s soccer team and has stood out for much of this season. So far, she has scored goals against competitors Husson University, Amherst College, and Maine...

Jared Golden ’11 Releases Statement of Support for Bates Union Efforts

Sacha Feldberg, Assistant News Editor October 7, 2021

Maine 2nd District Congressman Jared Golden ‘11 came out with a statement Wednesday in support of Bates faculty and staff workers in their efforts to organize a union – a hot topic at Bates right now.  As...

The chalk outside of Commons is just one of numerous places that messages of support for BESO can be found around campus.

Bates Faculty and Staff Promote the Organization of a Union

Ellie Wolfe, Elizabeth LaCroix, and Sacha Feldberg October 6, 2021

A group called the Bates Educators and Staff Organization (BESO) has emerged this week advocating for the creation of a union for adjunct faculty and staff members on campus.  Members of the organization...

Tina Thai Express can be found at the corner of College and Sabattus, just a short walk from campus.

Don’t Forget About Tina: Tina Thai Review

Robby Haynos, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor October 6, 2021

You know that Sunoco on the corner of College and Sabattus, next to the Cupcakery and Pure Thai? Have you ever noticed that the sign of that gas station always says things like “Curry Puffs, $1.50, Pad...

The first-year dance piece is a way of integrating new dance students with the Bates dance community

New Beginnings and the Beginning of the End: Back to Bates

Robby Haynos, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor October 6, 2021

Dance is a beautiful thing. There are people moving, on a stage, in a display of personality, artistic breadth, talent and years of hard work. And I don’t know a damn thing about it. Just being real. But...

Words Fail in the Film Adaptation of Dear Evan Hansen

“Words Fail” in the Film Adaptation of “Dear Evan Hansen”

Anastasia Fowler, Contributing Writer October 6, 2021

“Dear Evan Hansen” is certainly not an abomination of a film. I will give it that. It is, however, a disappointment of a film. Directed by Stephen Chbosky, who also directed the films “The Perks...

The Ballroom Team before their annual Gala performance in 2019.

Take a Spin With the Bates Ballroom Team

Olivia Dimond, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor October 6, 2021

Ever watched an episode of “Dancing with the Stars” and thought, “God, I wish that were me”? Well, this upcoming Saturday, Oct. 9, you can have the chance to make your dancing dreams come true...

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Straight Out the Lew On MLB Playoffs and NFL Headlines

Dylan Azcarate, Luke Linnehan, and Chris Cimino, Columnists October 6, 2021

Straight Out the Lew is a podcast run by sophomores Dylan Azcarate, Chris Cimino, and Luke Linnehan. In collaboration with The Student, they have created a biweekly column of the same name, in which they...

Elon University assistant coach and former Colby assistant Renee Olsen was named head coach of women’s lacrosse at Bates over the summer.

New Women’s Lacrosse Coach Hopes to Lead Team to Success

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor October 6, 2021

It was a desk job that convinced Renee Olsen to coach lacrosse. The summer before her senior year at Trinity College, Olsen, a star player on the women’s lacrosse team, realized that working in an office...

The Hockey for Hunger event is special for the team because of how much it helps the Maine community. To make matters sweeter, the team came out with a 10-0 victory against the Thomas College Terriers.

Hockey for Hunger and a 10-0 Win for Field Hockey

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor October 6, 2021

The field hockey team’s eighth annual Hockey for Hunger game was a success both on and off Campus Ave. Field on Sept. 28.  The Bobcats beat the Thomas College Terriers 10-0 while raising money and...

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