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Food For Thought : Notes on the New Commons Menu

October 2, 2019

CONTENT WARNING : eating disorders are discussed When one searches for the Bates Commons Menu online, a new website greets their eyes in comparison with years past. This new website is equipped with...

Motivation with Maru: Half-Assed vs. the Whole Booty

April 3, 2019

Hullo hullo my feisty friends!! It’s ya gorl Maru back with a lil’ motivational mojo to help y’all get through Finals Week! Today I’m going to be discussing giving a half-assed effort and the...

Motivation with Maru: Throwing in the Towel vs. Doing your Laundry (A Piece on Productivity)

March 20, 2019

“I’d get it one piece at a time…and it wouldn’t cost me a dime..” Oh hey! Didn’t see ya there! I was just singing “One Piece at a Time” by Johnny Cash, a fantastic song. I recommend listening...

Motivation with Maru: An Introduction

November 7, 2018

Hello hello my feisty friends! My name is Mary Richardson, but y’all can call me Maru, I am a first-year here at Bates. I have an Instagram account called @motivationwithmaru that preaches all things...

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