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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

Straight Out The Lew: Week of September 25th

Straight Out The Lew: Week of September 25th

Dylan Azcarate, Luke Linnehan, Chris Cimino, Columnists September 28, 2022

Which team were you most impressed with this week in CFB? Dylan: Tennessee Volunteers. Having gone 1-16 in their last seventeen matchups against the Florida Gators, Tennessee avenged their previous...

Take-a-thon: The State of Fantasy Football Two Weeks In

Take-a-thon: The State of Fantasy Football Two Weeks In

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Managing Sports Editor September 28, 2022

The leaves are falling, the wind is gusting, and your fantasy team probably sucks. It’s ok, we know you drafted Derrick Henry in the first round even though he’s coming off a major injury and is nearing...

Bates Athletics Welcomes Danny Feldman to Cross Country Program

Bates Athletics Welcomes Danny Feldman to Cross Country Program

Sydney Schuster, Assistant Sports Editor September 28, 2022

The Bates men’s and women’s cross country team is entering a new age, one marked by the merging of their teams and the welcoming of Head Coach Danny Feldman. After an extensive and successful career...

A Foundation of Friendship: A Few of My Favorite Things with Maddy Ewell ’24

“A Foundation of Friendship:” A Few of My Favorite Things with Maddy Ewell ’24

Maple Buescher, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor September 28, 2022

Welcome to “A Few of My Favorite Things” — arts edition! In this series of Q&A interviews, The Bates Student sits down with students involved in the arts on campus to learn about their favorite...

The First Bateschella: Low Turnout, Loads of Fries

The First Bateschella: Low Turnout, Loads of Fries

Izzyie Sandoz, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

As a first year student at Bates, I didn't really know what to expect when I found out about Bateschella. One of the first things that initially made me want to attend was finding out that there would...

Mice, Snowflakes and Muhammad Ali: the Bates Art Museum’s new Exhibit

Mice, Snowflakes and Muhammad Ali: the Bates Art Museum’s new Exhibit

Samantha Gabel, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

From shamanistic artifacts to contemporary art, the Bates Art Museum’s new exhibit, Pedeaology, hosts artworks from various disciplines to show the variety in the collection. This exhibit runs until...

Embracing Fall Spirit in Maine

Embracing Fall Spirit in Maine

Ava Singh, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

Fall foliage in Maine is becoming even more prominent as we get closer to the festivities October brings. Living in a place where you can experience the peak of fall means that you must take advantage...

Mourning Queen Elizabeth II: A look into her celebrated 70-plus years at the helm of the UK

Mourning Queen Elizabeth II: A look into her celebrated 70-plus years at the helm of the UK

Elizabeth Patrick, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor September 28, 2022

I was picking up a package from Post and Print when the student helping me looked up from his phone, face in shock and confusion, and said “Oh my goodness, the queen is dead.” I wouldn’t be surprised...

Arabic, Please

Arabic, Please

Sophie Alexis, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

A student at Bates has the option to take almost every official United Nations (UN) language. If they see fit, one can sign up for Chinese, Russian, Spanish, French and, of course, English. This is already...

Hey-Hey Ho-Ho School Spirit at Bates Totally Blows

Hey-Hey Ho-Ho School Spirit at Bates Totally Blows

Ryan Smith, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

While checking my phone on a rainy Thursday in commons, I came across a story about a student at the University of Utah who threatened to set off a nuclear reactor on campus if the football team lost their...

Society is Going to Collapse

Society is Going to Collapse

Anonymous September 28, 2022

During my tenure as a student at Bates, I have felt heavily conflicted between my desire to graduate, get a respectable job, marry, start a family and my deep-rooted anxiety about the collapse of society....

Anam Cara Helps Batesies Find Friends

Anam Cara Helps Batesies Find Friends

Ella Beiser, Assistant Features Editor September 28, 2022

“Anam Cara” translates in Gaelic to “soul friend.” In the Celtic church, an Anam Cara was, “someone you could share your innermost self, your mind and your heart. This friendship was an act of...

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