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Women’s Rowing Q & A: Liza Folsom ‘21 of women’s rowing discusses her experience on the water

November 7, 2018

Elizabeth "Liza" Folsom ‘21 is a geology major and spanish minor from Can Mateo, CA. She is a member of the women’s rowing team at Bates and was the coxswain for the team that won the Division II National Championship last year. I had the opportunity to speak with Liza about her experience as a member...

Batsies Take to the Outdoors During October Break

October 24, 2018

The Bates Outing Club (BOC) organized three trips over fall break: a multi-sport and backpacking trip which each went to North Conway, N.H. and a People of Color (POC) trip that went to both Camden Hills State Park and the BOC lean-to. Read More »...

Hillel Sedar Celebrates Jewish Life at Bates

Hillel Sedar Celebrates Jewish Life at Bates

Sophie Rockland

April 4, 2018

The first Seder of Passover at Bates, held on Friday, March 30 in Memorial Commons, was a great way to kick off the holiday. As someone who has been to a few Hillel events, I found this one to be organized especially well. Twenty or so round tables were filled with friends talking, laughing, and readi...

Back to Bates: A First Year’s Experience

Back to Bates:  A First Year’s Experience

September 27, 2017

After three weeks of living on campus and becoming adjusted to our lives as Bates students, being engaged in our classes, spending hours in Commons, and meeting new faces daily - our parents arrived. This weekend was “Back to Bates Weekend for Students and Families,” a time during which campus is fil...

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