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The Voice of Bates College Since 1873

The Bates Student

The Voice of Bates College Since 1873

The Bates Student

All Stargazing Together: A Few of my Favorite Things with Jade Emerald Pinto ’25

All Stargazing Together: A Few of my Favorite Things with Jade Emerald Pinto ’25

Maple Buescher, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor November 15, 2022

There are many things that Jade Emerald Pinto ’25 (she/they) could be proud of when she looks back at her year and a half so far at Bates. There are the two clubs she’s founded, for instance, or the...

Review: The Long Answer by Anna Hogeland 11

Review: The Long Answer by Anna Hogeland ’11

Shay Campolongo, Contributing Writer November 15, 2022

Anna Hogeland ‘11, paints a unique and diverse portrait of motherhood in her novel The Long Answer. Hogeland tells the story through the eyes of a pregnant Anna, who parallels the author’s life experiences,...

They May be One Act, but Theyre Five Stars: The Robinson Players One-Act Festival Triumphs

They May be One Act, but They’re Five Stars: The Robinson Players’ One-Act Festival Triumphs

Trinity Poon, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

At 5:00 pm on Saturday, Nov. 12, the Martin Andrucki Black Box Theater went dark, a singular birthday candle was lit and a harmonized version of “Happy Birthday” materialized out of the darkness. Thus...

So, What Does A Stage Manager Actually Do?

So, What Does A Stage Manager Actually Do?

Alexi Knight, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor November 15, 2022

Every live theater production is made up of many moving parts to ensure that things run smoothly. You have your performers, of course, and a director who brings their vision to life by making decisions,...

“Bridging a Community:” A Few of my Favorite Things with Isabel May ’23 and Anne Jennings ’23

Maple Buescher, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor November 9, 2022

Welcome to “A Few of My Favorite Things” — arts edition! In this series of Q&A interviews, The Bates Student sits down with students involved in the arts on campus to learn about their favorite...

Barbarian: Modern Horror Masterpiece or Rental House Rubbish? 

Barbarian: Modern Horror Masterpiece or Rental House Rubbish? 

Max Olson, Contributing Writer November 9, 2022

As the Halloween season came and went, I found myself severely deprived in the spooky department. To me, current horror is subject to one universal pitfall: an overreliance on the shock factor. Whether...

From Booktok to Bates: It Starts with Us

From Booktok to Bates: It Starts with Us

Fiona Cohen, Managing News Editor November 9, 2022

This book review contains spoilers for Colleen Hoover’s It Ends with Us and other books in the series. If you have ever managed to stumble onto BookTok, the book side of TikTok, you know exactly who...

Review: The Victorian Ladies Detective Collective

Lucía Pizarro, Contributing Writer November 9, 2022

Imagine Jane Austen meets Downton Abbey—but on a stage, as a mystery. That’s how I spent my Saturday evening: basking in the fruits of “The Victorian Ladies Detective Collective,” the latest play...

Grounded in the Earth: Hurricane Diane’s Timeless Enlightenment 

Grounded in the Earth: Hurricane Diane’s Timeless Enlightenment 

Lucia Pizarro, Contributing Writer November 8, 2022

Provided you weren’t living under a rock last weekend, you probably saw or heard about the Bates Theatre Department’s latest production: Hurricane Diane. Directed by Kush Sharma ’23 in partial fulfillment...

Book Review: Tender is the Flesh by Augustina Bazterrica 

Book Review: Tender is the Flesh by Augustina Bazterrica 

Fiona Cohen, Managing News Editor November 1, 2022

I picked up Tender is the Flesh by Augustina Bazterrica over the October break at Kramers, an indie bookstore in Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. I found the novel on a special Halloween table display....

“20 Moves in 10 Seconds”: A Few of My Favorite Things with Hailey Stephens ’23 and Linnéa Selendy ’23

“20 Moves in 10 Seconds”: A Few of My Favorite Things with Hailey Stephens ’23 and Linnéa Selendy ’23

Maple Buescher, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor November 1, 2022

Welcome to “A Few of My Favorite Things'' — arts edition! In this series of Q&A interviews, The Bates Student sits down with students involved in the arts on campus to learn about their favorite...

Central Perk Could Never: A Review of the Ronj Concert

Central Perk Could Never: A Review of the Ronj Concert

Trinity Poon, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

On the evening of Friday, Oct. 7, the lighting was warm, the music was cool and the pumpkin chai flowed at the Ronj. The vibes were very “Bates” indeed. The student-run cafe hosted a coffeehouse concert...

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