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German-Russian Fusion: The new “European Studies” major

German-Russian Fusion: The new “European Studies” major

Catherine Tuttle

January 30, 2013

Beginning this fall, the German and Russian Departments at Bates are combining forces under the newly-minted Program in European Studies. This change aims to “reinforce the College’s mission to engage students in a journey of intellectual discovery and informed global awareness.” In the same vein...

My Bates-funded trip to Patagonia, Argentina

My Bates-funded trip to Patagonia, Argentina

Catherine Tuttle

January 16, 2013

I first heard about the Bates Barlow Grant from a now-alumni friend that traveled back to Germany during February break of his senior year to conduct research for his history thesis. When he told me about the unreal deal (Bates paying for him to return to his study abroad country to peruse museums, stay in hostels, and meet fellow travelers), I knew I had to f...

Dress nice, make ‘em look twice

Dress nice, make ‘em look twice

Catherine Tuttle

October 31, 2012

Women Advocacy Group’s soiree and reactions to sexual assault controversy at Amherst This past Saturday evening, the Bates Women’s Advocacy Group held their first-ever Soiree, held from 8-11pm in the Little Room in Chase. It was advertised as a “classy and elegant evening” and expectations were sur...

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