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Is Bates Ready for COVID-19?

The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which is caused by the severe acute respiratory system coronavirus 2, has stoked panic into the globe’s social fabrics, political systems, and markets. The disease, first recorded in Wuhan, China, may cause severe respiratory distress and has been shown to be transmitted through interpersonal, community transmission. Institutions such as Bates […]


Coding Club Aims to Fill in Curriculum Gaps

Bates Coding Club – which stands today at only two months old – was born out of necessity. The club, which appeals to programmers and non-programmers alike through weekly all-level coding sessions, aims to provide Bates students a survey-level knowledge of coding that, its co-presidents Kenza Nadifi ‘21 and Sam Goldstein-McGowan ‘21 argue, is not […]


Cory Booker In Portland, Greets The Student

Full Disclosure: Polkinghorn gained access to this event through a family donation. This article does not endorse any particular candidate. On Saturday, September 7, United States senator from New Jersey and presidential candidate Cory Booker departed from the usual New Hampshire and Iowa circuits to pay a visit to Portland, Maine for a speaking engagement […]


Students Present Their Work at the Mount David Summit

The annual Mount David Summit allows Bates students—particularly seniors who have completed their theses—to present research, academic, and artistic work to the Bates community at large. This Friday, Pettengill was teeming with students, parents, and faculty members trying to catch a glance at the numerous posters designed by students presenting their research.