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The Bates Student

The Voice of Bates College Since 1873

The Bates Student

The Voice of Bates College Since 1873

The Bates Student

Outing Club Door

Ben Ayers ’99 Kicks Off BOC Centennial

Margy Schueler January 22, 2020

On the evening of Wednesday Jan. 15, students, alumni, and others from the Bates community gathered in the Benjamin E. Mays Center to celebrate the kickoff of the Bates Outing Club (BOC) centennial. ...

Bobcat339: Bates Molecule Could Treat Cancer

November 20, 2019

Built in 1965, Dana Chemistry Hall is one of the older buildings on the Bates College campus. Don’t let the aged exterior deceive you, though: the students and professors working inside Dana are producing...

The Great Mug Heist of 2019

October 23, 2019

Have you ever taken a mug out of commons? If not, chances are ou have seen someone who has. Since the beginning of the school year, over 900 mugs have walked out of commons with students, and despite...

Morency Shares Health, Safety Views on 80’s

September 18, 2019

The decade of the 1980’s, according to the Urban Dictionary, can be summed up in six words: sex, drugs, alcohol, music, hair, and technology. For some Bates students, those words are also an accurate...

Rising Tuition Incites Petition

Margy Schueler, News Staff Writer May 1, 2019

On Tuesday, April 23rd, Bates Students and families received an email from President Clayton Spencer concerning tuition for the upcoming 2019-2020 year. Bate’s single fee will total the large sum of...

Cigarettes, INC!

April 3, 2019

The evening of Thursday, March 28th marked the third installment of the “What is American Studies?” series. The Bates community in PGill G65 was joined by Nan Enstad, the Robinson Edwards Professor...

Admissions Discusses Incoming Class of 2023

March 20, 2019

The Bates Student sat down with the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Leigh Weisenburger on Friday, March 15 to discuss the incoming Bates class of 2023. The next morning, regular decision candidates...

Maintaining Our Wild Tongues

January 30, 2019

Each year, the observance of the Martin Luther King holiday honors the life of an instrumental figure of the civil rights movement. It also acts as a day to celebrate our shared diversity and spread awareness...

Get Connected With the Harward Center

January 16, 2019

If your interests lie with assisting those with disabilities, then you may want to get involved in the Social Learning Center Friendship Program. Bates students get the chance to form a one-on-one...

Get Connected With the Harward Center

January 16, 2019

The frigid temperatures did not stop students from attending the Harward Center open house this past Friday, January 11, to learn about the Center’s many opportunities. The purpose of the event was...

B’tayavon!: Professor David Freidenreich highlights how food defines religious differences

November 28, 2018

Many of us were fortunate enough to have shared a meal with friends and family this past Thanksgiving. For most Americans, what defines the holiday is the preparation and ultimate consumption of food with...

Something’s in the Air: Men’s Soccer adds to success with overtime Trinity defeat

Margy Schueler, Contributing Writer October 3, 2018

Reminiscent of a year ago, the Bates men’s soccer team found themselves in double overtime this past Saturday, Sept. 29, against the Trinity Bantams. Thanks to a game winning goal by team captain Peder...

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