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Governor’s Responses to Corona as Fonts

Governor’s Responses to Corona as Fonts

Samuel Poulos, Assistant Features Editor

April 3, 2020

Andrew Cuomo, New York: Times New Roman This dude is clearly a dom. Throughout this crisis, he’s been the one telling it like it is not only to the people of New York, but of the entire country. He was the first governor to publicly confront the national issue, and currently manages the global ep...

How to Survive Quarantine: A Parody

Sam Poulos

March 27, 2020

We all know the preventative measures we need to take in order to combat the spread of the coronavirus—wash your hands, social distancing, etc. But what about quarantine? Many of us are back at home with our families, intruding into the empty nests of our parents. How will we survive being cooped...

Den Delivery: The Hero Bates Needs

November 6, 2019

The dining options at Bates are great. Commons provides diverse food options, gourmet meals, and is consistently ranked as one of the best cafeterias in the country. The Den has mozzarella sticks! But on those nights when it’s too late to swipe into Commons and too cold to walk to the Den, Bobcat...

Where It’s Easy to Get Hard Copies

October 23, 2019

If there’s one thing they left out of the Bates tour, it’s the unreliable, bordering on malevolent, nature of the school printers. Despite the convenience of needing only your I.D. card to print anywhere, you’ll go to three or four printers sometimes before finding one that works. Between...

Tobacco Free vs. Tobacco Freedom: Present and Future Smoking Policy at Bates

October 2, 2019

Bates students and faculty are reviewing and working diligently to amend the smoking policy. Currently on the Bates College website, the smoking policy is defined as striving “to maintain the well-being of the campus community while considering the needs of individuals who smoke.” People ca...

The Ronj: Bates’ Living Room

September 18, 2019

Nestled on Frye Street is the Ronj, a student-run coffee shop which exemplifies Bates’ best qualities. The Ronj is a hidden gem of Bates that should be found early in a Bates career. It offers refuge to countless students meeting tutors, studying into the night (the Ronj is open till 1:00PM), or r...

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