The Bates Student

The search for the perfect internship

February 6, 2013

Right now, many Batesies are extremely busy, and not from midterms. Rather, students are preoccupied with finalizing their summer plans. For college students, February marks the height of the summer internship...

The influenza epidemic hits Bates

The influenza epidemic hits Bates
February 6, 2013

Feeling sick? You are not alone. Many Bates students are fighting the flu this winter. The sound of coughing echoes throughout campus and a multitude of professors can be heard commenting on the large...

Embrace the unexpected: A Batesie reflects on time abroad

Embrace the unexpected: A Batesie reflects on time abroad
January 30, 2013

As the off-campus study application deadline approaches (February 1st), many Batesies are anxiously weighing their options. Study abroad continues to be very popular at Bates – over 60 percent of juniors...

2013 welcomes a new bobcat

2013 welcomes a new bobcat
January 30, 2013

With a new year comes a new bobcat. On Saturday, January 26, the new Bates College mascot was formally introduced at halftime of the Bates-Tufts men’s basketball game. The new bobcat is a fresh take...

A bridge between the past and the present: A call to action for the future

A bridge between the past and the present: A call to action for the future
January 23, 2013

"It does not mean anything if you fight to sit at the lunch counter and you still cannot buy the hamburger." On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a substantial segment of the Bates community gathered in the...

Bates democrats and republicans continue activism

Bates democrats and republicans continue activism
January 23, 2013

Two of the most well-known and active clubs on campus, also happen to be each other’s biggest competition, the Bates Democrats and the Bates Republicans. Both clubs assumed center stage in November as...

Bates debate “breaks” at worlds

Bates debate
January 16, 2013

The Bates Quimby Debate Council has reached new heights. Over winter break the team travelled to Berlin, Germany for the 33rd World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) held at the Technische Universität...

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