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Student government treasurer appointed, not elected

Student government treasurer appointed, not elected

Sam Learner

February 6, 2013

Last week Batesies elected several of their classmates to positions in student government. Alyssa Morgosh was elected VP of Student Committees, Paul Fourgous VP of Student Clubs, and Brad Reynolds Student Body President. One position, however, was conspicuously absent from the list of elected positions...

Bates airs “You Can Play” video

Bates airs

Sam Learner

January 30, 2013

On the Bates athletic website on January 21, Batesies saw some familiar student athletes flicker across the screen. After smashing squash balls, diving into pools, and hurling shot-puts, each student then turned to the camera with the same message to say: “If you can play, you can play.” Bates’ “You Ca...

Dr. Anthea Butler kicks off MLK celebration

Dr. Anthea Butler kicks off MLK celebration

Sam Learner

January 23, 2013

This year’s three-day celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life, legacy, and "forgotten economic message," began with a keynote address delivered by Dr. Anthea Butler, a professor of religion at the University of Pennsylvania. President Spencer’s introduction, in which she praised the Bates tradition of observing t...

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