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The Return of the Bates Arts Festival

Fiona Cohen, Assistant Features Editor

February 26, 2020

The Bates Arts Festival returned to Olin arts Center on Feb. 7 after a two-year hiatus. Up until two years ago, Bates had hosted an annual art crawl in order to show student work. The current goal of the festival is to exhibit what is happening at Olin Arts Center in new and creative ways. The f...

The Ins and Outs of Indigenous Archaeology

Assistant Professor of American Studies, Kristen Barnett TIM LEACH ’99 /FOR BATES COLLEGE

Fiona Cohen, Assistant Features Editor

February 5, 2020

Learning about the career and accomplishments of Bates professor, Dr. Kristen Barnett, and sensing her passion, it’s hard to believe that she didn’t always know that she wanted to be an anthropologist. Dr. Barnett, who received her PhD in cultural heritage and archaeology from the University...

Reviving Homework Help at the Lewiston Public Library

November 6, 2019

Bates College partners with the Lewiston Public Library to host tutoring sessions every Monday through Thursday after school. The program is specifically geared towards the high school-aged refugee population in the Lewiston area, but is open to all high school students. Often, the kids seeking help ...

Theory into Practice: Maine’s Charter Schools

October 23, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 10, the Harward Center hosted a discussion entitled Navigating the Facts About Maine’s Charter Schools. This event was the first in the Harward Center’s Theory into Practice series. The series aims to inform the Bates community how theories that are studied in the classroom transl...

The Harward Center Presents: Public Works in Progress

October 2, 2019

On Sept. 26, the Harward Center presented their second presentation of a series on community-engaged summer work done by Bates students. It featured the work of six students who shared their experiences. Emma Block ’22 presented on her internship at the Lewiston District Court. Some of her assignment...

Bates Russian Department Welcomes Julia Gerlyuk

September 18, 2019

Julia Gerlyuk beams as she describes her career as a journalist. It is undeniable how much she enjoyed her career in broadcast journalism in Moscow before moving to New York City to live with her husband two years ago. Gerlyuk spent four days last week on Bates’ campus, speaking to Russian students and...

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