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The Instagram Thrift Store Taking Over Campus

Ellie Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2020

     Megan Lacey ’23 and Alice Cockerham ’23 had no idea what would happen when they created their online thrift store @CampusAve. “I kind of went into it with no expectations,” Lacey said. “We thought it could work but we didn’t put like millions of dollars into i...

Penobscot Nation Ambassador Speaks to Bates

November 20, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the basement of Pettengill Hall, members of the Bates community gathered to hear a talk from Maulian Dana, the Penobscot Nation Ambassador. While it was not the first time Dana has visited Bates, (she previously spoke at a decolonizing workshop at the College last year) her ...

Historic Freshman Class Expands Women’s Tennis

November 20, 2019

Anchored by seasoned returners and energized by the largest freshman class in the program’s history, the Women’s Tennis team is shaping up to hit the court running this spring. The team, which had a 7-10 record last year, has new fire in the form of six new freshman players, who, according to Head ...

Annual Zerby Lecture Brings Popular Culinary Historian

November 6, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, the annual Rayborn Lindley Zerby Lectureship on Contemporary Religious Thought, sponsored by the Multifaith Chaplaincy and the Office of Intercultural Education, brought culinary historian and independent scholar Michael Twitty to campus. The lectureship is offered annually out of ...

Chloe Baylor ’23 Makes Women’s Golf History

Bates College men's and women's golf team posses for team and individual portraits at Martindale golf Course on September 13, 2019.

October 23, 2019

Chloe Baylor ’23 let out a yell in the back corner of Ladd library when her coach called her with the big news: she was the first female golfer from Bates to ever qualify for the NESCAC Women’s Golf Spring Championship. Baylor, from Lincoln, Nebraska, was the only member of the team to compete in the...

Lizanecz’s Plans for his Presidency

October 2, 2019

Ryan Lizanecz ’20 wasn’t planning on running for Student Body President. Although he has represented the class of 2020 for three years, he didn’t necessarily see himself in the chief position. “[Running] was a very last-minute thing,” he said. “To be completely honest, during my time...

Fellowship Winners Present on Summer Experiences

September 18, 2019

On Wednesday, September 11, the Harward Center began the first round of presentations on work that fellowship winners completed over the summer. Located in Commons 221-222, the program featured the stories of four students who were awarded a Harward Center Summer Fellowship to work in the local commu...

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