The Bates Student

BCSG’s Campaign Heats Up

Georgina Scoville, Managing Editor March 20, 2019

This year’s election of the Bates College President and Vice President is even more important than usual: in the aftermath of the Student Government temporarily stepping down to protest their lack of...

Hagel Nomination Indicated Shift in Obama Foreign Policy

Hagel Nomination Indicated Shift in Obama Foreign Policy

David Weinman January 23, 2013

During his first presidential run, then-Senator Obama placed at the center of his campaign what he argued to be the flaws of the Bush foreign policy. However, as noted by Matt McReddie ‘15, "Once he...

Where Do We Go from Newtown?

Where Do We Go from Newtown?

David Weinman January 16, 2013

The horrific massacre in Newton, Connecticut last month has ignited a national debate about gun control. In response, President Obama has pledged “meaningful action” on this issue and appointed Vice...

A Balanced Approach

A Balanced Approach

David Weinman November 7, 2012

Whoever takes the oath on January 20 will face the daunting challenge of stabilizing the unsustainable levels of debt that our nation continues to accumulate. During the last four years, the debt has increased...

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