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Virtual Senior Thesis Binding

Virtual Senior Thesis Binding

Jack McLarnon, Staff Cartoonist & Writer

April 3, 2020

Cartoon: Bates Students React to Social Distancing

Jack McLarnon, Staff Cartoonist & Writer

March 27, 2020

Cartoon by Jack McLarnon '20 ...

Health and Safety for Old Frye Street Houses

Jack McLarnon, Staff Cartoonist & Writer

February 5, 2020

Jack McLarnon/Bates Student Recent chemical lab tests have determined that some houses on Frye Street have lead paint layered into their walls. The houses with definite presences of lead in the exterior paint are Chase, Frye, Hacker, Herrick, Mitchell, Moulton, Pierce, Whittier, and Wilson. No int...

Student Spotlight: Shae Gwydir ‘20

October 2, 2019

This week The Bates Student talks with senior Elisabeth “Shae” Gwydir about her college experiences with dance and theater. TBS: How did you decide to participate in performance arts at Bates? Did you want to do this coming into college, or did you get into it once you were here? Shae Gwydir (...

Learn About Competitive Club Skiing at Bates!

February 13, 2019

Elly Bengtsson ’19, a senior captain of the Competitive Ski Club, answers questions about the team just before their last race of the season. Read More »...

MIT MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Meet for Indoor Track

January 17, 2019

Last Saturday, the women’s Track and Field team traveled down to Cambridge, Mass. to compete against MIT and Colby for their first meet of the indoor season. This meet served as an ideal opportunity for the Bobcats to show their abilities after several weeks of preseason training.  Read More »...

Shooting for Excellence in the “Pineland Super XC Shootout”

September 19, 2018

This Saturday, Sept. 15, the Bates women’s cross-country team competed in what may very well be the most fantastically named dual-meet in the history of the sport. Running at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester, Maine, the Bobcats went head-to-head in a 5K against Tufts to see how both teams stood at...

Track and Field Teams Compete at Tufts “Last Chance” Meet

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Jack McLarnon, Staff Cartoonist & Writer

March 7, 2018

The Tufts National Qualifying “Last Chance” Meet held Saturday, March 3, saw the men’s and women’s track and field teams head down to Medford, MA to try for performances that could send them to the NCAA Indoor Championships. The highly competitive nature of this meet, with each athlete striv...

Women’s Track and Field Gives 100 Percent for Opening Meet

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Jack McLarnon, Staff Cartoonist & Writer

January 17, 2018

The first meet for the women’s indoor track and field season was a thrilling mixture of excitement, grit, determination, effort, tough losses and triumphant victories. The meet was held at Bates on Saturday, January 13, and was a three-way competition between MIT, Colby, and our own Bobcats. Althoug...

Women’s Cross Country Dominates at DIII Regionals Meet

Women’s cross country runners get ready to take off.

Jack McLarnon, Staff Cartoonist & Writer

November 15, 2017

This Saturday, November 11, the women’s cross country team competed in the NCAA Division III New England Regional Meet in Gorham, Maine on the Gorham Country Club golf course, the home course for the University of Southern Maine. Out of 56 teams, Bates finished in an impressive fifth place, thanks to an ou...

Women’s Cross Country Hosts NESCAC Championship Meet, 4th Place Team Finish

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Jack McLarnon, Staff Cartoonist & Writer

November 1, 2017

It was a beautiful day at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester this Saturday, October 28, but the hundreds of spectators were not there just to look at blue skies and foliage. This year’s NESCAC Championship race for women’s cross country was an exciting event to behold, amplified by the inescapable bu...

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