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Stephen Engel talks Gay Rights and Dignity in Kroepsch Award Lecture

May 2, 2018

As a part of his receiving of the annual Ruth and Robert Kroepsch Award, Associate Professor and Politics Department Chair Stephen Engel was given free reign to lecture on a subject of his choosing. His...

Former Ambassador Burns Takes Trump to Task

Former Ambassador Burns Takes Trump to Task
April 4, 2018

Students, staff, and the rest of the Bates community had a chance to hear a lecture from a former United States Ambassador and current Harvard Kennedy School of Government professor Nicholas Burns on Thursday...

Club Spotlight: Badminton Club

Club Spotlight: Badminton Club
March 14, 2018

Every few weeks The Bates Student covers one club out of the nearly one hundred clubs on campus. This week, we’re covering the Badminton Club which meets every Sunday at 4:30 p.m. in the Gray Cage. Though...

Circus Club Prepares for Gala Dance

Circus Club Prepares for Gala Dance
January 31, 2018

Come one come all! Over the last few years, members of the Bates Circus Club have met up to practice their skills, learn new tricks from other club members. Now, the club is looking to demonstrate their...

Free Speech Panel Discusses New Policy Implimentation

Free Speech Panel Discusses New Policy Implimentation
January 17, 2018

As a part of Bates College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day programming, students, staff and members of the community gathered in Pettengill Hall to discuss some of the issues surrounding free speech on...

Off Campus-Police Relations Disussed at Open Forum

Off Campus-Police Relations Disussed at Open Forum
November 8, 2017

As a part of their efforts to make changes to the social life experiences at Bates, the department of Student Affairs brought in two outside experts to give their input. While their open forum with students...

Cleaning Through Mud, Trash, and Mount David

Cleaning Through Mud, Trash, and Mount David
October 11, 2017

Despite rainy conditions, a large group of students gathered to volunteer their time and help make our campus a little cleaner during this past Sunday’s EcoService Day. The annual campus-wide cleanup...

Ladd Celebrates Banned Books Week in Style

Ladd Celebrates Banned Books Week in Style
October 4, 2017

As a part of National Banned Books Week, Ladd Library organized a series of mid-day talks by Bates professors about censorship across history and the world. The library is also placing a selection of books...

Bates Goes for Sustainability Gold

Bates Goes for Sustainability Gold
September 27, 2017

Over the summer, Bates was upgraded to a Gold rating by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), an organization that reviews the environmental impact of colleges....

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