The Bates Student

A Puzzling Pandemic

Elizabeth Crawford

March 25, 2020

When I received the email that classes were cancelled, I was sitting in my 9:30 Anthropology class, listening to Loring Danforth explain the significance of Western Apache jokes. When the email was released, no matter how hard I tried to appreciate my last class lecture, I couldn’t ignore the ball of fury...

90’s, Midriff, and Self Proclaimed Dress Codes

Elizabeth Crawford

March 11, 2020

As a first year, I came to college never having gone to a party before. I went to a small Christian high school where partying was unheard of, and if it was heard of, it was always placed in the negative light. Therefore, when I was first approaching the “going out” aspect of my college career, w...

VCS Student Showcase Wows

Elizabeth Crawford

February 26, 2020

As expected, the Thursday before break seemed as if it would drag on forever. Thursday is never my favorite day of the week. It’s the day before Friday, the last real day, in my opinion, and as I go throughout Thursday, it seems as if my body freezes in the time of the day, as the clock continues ...

New Forté Chapter At Bates Welcomes More Women Leaders

Elizabeth Crawford

February 5, 2020

“What do you think of when I say the word business?” asked Adama Diaby ‘22 to a group of Bates women on Wednesday, January 29th. “Is it a bunch of white men sitting around in suits? If that’s it, that’s okay, but we are here to change that.” Led by Diaby and her fellow student ambassad...

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