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Bates College Student Government Asks the Hard Questions on Tuition Hikes

Last Wednesday, Jan. 15, the Bates College Student Government (BCSG) welcomed Bates Vice President for Finance & Administration and Treasurer Geoffrey Swift to their first meeting of the winter semester to discuss the bane of Bates–the rising cost of tuition. While this is an issue affecting just about every institution of higher education, few colleges […]

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New Coach, New Courts, New Season: Bates Squash crushes Vassar, leaves with split results at Bowdoin

The Men’s and Women’s Squash teams opened the 2019-20 season this past week with mixed results; the women won against both Bowdoin (7-2) and Vassar (9-0), however the men lost a tight match at Bowdoin (5-4), dropping their previously held 29-match winning streak against the Polar Bears. The next day, the men’s team came back […]

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The End of Recycling As We Know It?

Due to an increase in recycling standards, much of Bates’ recycling is getting rejected, instead going into Maine’s landfills. As a result, Facility Services is considering removing recycling from troublesome dorms to combat the problem. This news has sparked increased efforts by the EcoReps, Bates’ student sustainability group, led by Director of Sustainability Tom Twist. […]

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Bates Wins College Cup at Dempsey Challenge, Raises $21,916

Sixty-nine Bates athletes and one staff member raised a combined $21,916 for the 2019 Dempsey Challenge, winning the College Cup. The Dempsey Challenge is an annual fundraising event that supports the Dempsey Center. Founded by Lewiston-native Patrick Dempsey, this organization assists cancer patients and their families at no charge, providing wellness, counciling, and family services. […]

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Claws Out ‘Cats! No. 20 Men’s Cross Country pounces on three NESCAC rivals

The men’s cross country team dominated the Bates Super XC Shootout Invitational held at Pineland Farms on Sept. 16. Bates took five of the top six places in the race, overwhelmingly taking first wth 109 points. And this race wasn’t just a preseason warm-up either. Three NESCAC opponents, Connecticut College, Tufts and no. 22 Middlebury, […]