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Bates investigations: fact-checking legends of a tunnel deep in Bates’ labyrinthine libraries

Bates investigations: fact-checking legends of a tunnel deep in Bates’ labyrinthine libraries

Teddy Rube March 30, 2016

At Bates, myths about secret underground tunnels abound. Perhaps because it’s so darn cold to walk anywhere in the winter. Many are theorized to exist: Lane Hall to PGill. Lane Hall to Hathorn. Nash...

Bates ranks 3rd in 2016 Fulbright “Top Producers”

Bates ranks 3rd in 2016 Fulbright “Top Producers”

Hannah Goldberg March 9, 2016

The Bobcats have earned their place on Fulbright’s “Top Producer” list for the past five years. This year, Bates surged from 9th to 3rd in the country, ranking below only Pitzer (CA) and Smith...

Hundreds of Students from all class years gathered in Memorial Commons to hear from President Spencer and Dean McIntosh

The year without Trick or Drink: Tradition unexpectedly cancelled

Julia Mongeau and Hannah Goldberg October 22, 2014

Bates students were overwhelmingly disappointed last week when an announce email informed the campus that the long-celebrated Halloween tradition, Trick or Drink, was cancelled. As Dean of Students...

Lost Valley will remain open this season

Lost Valley will remain open this season

October 8, 2014

Earlier this fall, Auburn’s own Lost Valley Ski and Banquet Resort publicized their financial struggles. The two-chair mountain was unable to earn enough income last winter; despite lots of snow, the...

Bates Students make their voices heard at the People's Climate March

Bates makes history: People’s Climate March

Anna Luiza Mendonca September 24, 2014

Sixty students travel to NYC over the weekend It’s rare to realize a particular point in time when one is making history. This past Sunday, Batesies had no doubt about it as they marched alongside a...

Lost Valley Ski Area threatens to close

Lost Valley Ski Area threatens to close

Hannah Goldberg September 17, 2014

Bates and the Lewiston/Auburn community may lose their local ski spot this winter, as Lost Valley Ski and Banquet Resort is struggling to open its doors for the 2014-15 season. Since 1961, Lost Valley...

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