The Bates Student

Commons cups get eco-friendly makeover

Commons cups get eco-friendly makeover

March 15, 2017

  Bates Dining Services has announced that starting this Short Term, there will be no more paper cups in Commons. The 7.5 ounce plastic cold beverage cups will be replaced with 12 ounce cups, reusable 12 ounce hot-beverage mugs will be made available for in-Commons use, and each student wil...

Maine ACLU asks US Dept. of Justice to investigate voter suppression effort at Bates College

These fliers were dispersed around the Bates College campus early Sunday

Amar Ojha and Noah Levick

November 9, 2016

Sunday morning students encountered bright orange leaflets reading "BATES ELECTION LEGAL ADVISORY." The word ‘legal’ was underlined and had stars around it to add emphasis. Below that were two categorically false statements. First, students wanting to vote must change their driver’s licenses to...

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