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Coronavirus News

Fulbright Program Suspended as Bates Alums Scramble to Return Home

As the COVID-19 pandemic escalated two weeks ago, daily life in America and in many countries around the world abruptly changed. In a matter of days, sporting events were cancelled, colleges and universities closed, and stringent travel bans put into place. As challenging as these changes may have been for students at Bates forced to […]


Student Government Updates

The Bates College Student Government (BCSG) has continued to pursue new initiatives and organize events for the benefit of the student body into the second part of the academic year. Below is a brief summary of BCSG’s activities during the first half of the winter semester. Upcoming Elections General information meetings on the upcoming BCSG […]


Water Outage Interrupts Everyday Routines

Last Monday, an unexpected water outage in numerous buildings on campus surprised members of the Bates community. The shutdown, running from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 24, occurred as the Water and Sewage division of Lewiston Public Works (LPW) replaced a broken water main along Central Ave.LPW detected a problem in the […]


Athlete Spotlight: Cal Schrupp ‘23

This year, Bates Ski led off the season with a strong start, finishing sixth out of 15 teams at the Harvard Carnival, eighth out of 15 at the UVM carnival and seventh out of 15 at the Colby Carnival. First-years have been paramount to the success of the Nordic teams during the 2020 season, especially […]


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 […]


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 […]