The Bates Student

Apps and Technology that Can Help With Quarantine Blues

Pippin Evarts, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor March 27, 2020

During this time of stress and uncertainty, it does a person well to know the innovations and resources available to them to help them through. Although technology does not fully replace human-to-human...

Sangai Asia Night

Pippin Evarts, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor February 5, 2020

Bates’ Sangai Asia Night is, to put it bluntly, so much fun and incredibly lovely. This event, which happens every year during the winter semester, celebrates Asian cultures through student performances....

The Benefits of Meditating in College!

January 22, 2020

Meditation is a practice that has become increasingly popular in mainstream culture due to its extraordinary health benefits. Throughout the middle ages, meditation became popular as a religious tradition....

Bates Student Creates Upcycled Clothing

January 22, 2020

Talia Sperduto is a junior here at Bates College and the owner of the upcycled clothing company Tal and Mai Design. I was able to catch up with Talia this past week to hear about her background in clothing...

Moisturizing in Maine

November 20, 2019

Last week I was sitting at a table in Commons eating breakfast when a friend walked over with really big news: he had just learned that there was a difference between face and body moisturizer. Learning...

Love/Sick Captivates Audience

November 6, 2019

This past weekend I was able to attend Love/Sick, a play written by John Cariani and directed by Bates’s own Martin Andrucki. Love/Sick is a series of nine miniature plays centered on the highs and...

A Guide to Breakfast in the Lewiston-Auburn Area

October 23, 2019

I love breakfast, although this hasn’t always been the case. When I was younger, eating food early in the morning before school made me nauseous. Thankfully, now that I have adjusted to college life...

Combatting the Bates Plague

October 2, 2019

It is that time of year again! Everyone has returned to campus, the weather is beginning to get colder, and the dance floor of 80s is essentially a petri dish. Each year in September and the beginning...

Skin and Hair Care from the Outside In and the Inside Out

September 18, 2019

I love hair and skin care, although sometimes it may not always look like it. Sometimes my hair is overly frizzy in the summer’s heat and humidity and I still get the occasional pimple even though I...

Bates Gamelan Ensemble Combines Tradition with Modernity

Bates Gamelan Ensemble Combines Tradition with Modernity

April 3, 2019

Before last Thursday, I had never experienced a gamelan performance before. In fact I didn’t even know what “gamelan” was. I walked into the Olin Arts Center having no idea what to expect and left...

Not Just Rocks for Jocks

March 20, 2019

This past week, I sat down with Emily Erard-Stone ‘20 and Christopher Sargent ‘20 to talk about the newly formed Geology Club. The club was originally started by The Bates Geology Department and...

4 Hands +1 Piano

4 Hands +1 Piano

Pippin Evarts, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor May 2, 2018

The first academic week of short term ended with an amazing performance put on by James Parakilas and Duncan Cummings ’93 in the Olin Arts Concert Hall on Friday night. The audience was treated to phenomenal...

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