The Voice of Bates College Since 1873

The Bates Student

The Voice of Bates College Since 1873

The Bates Student

The Voice of Bates College Since 1873

The Bates Student

Candid Cats, 10/06/22

Candid ‘Cats, 10/06/22

Katherine Merisotis, Photographer October 5, 2022

Welcome to the first rendition of Candid ‘Cats, where our photographers highlight a photo from the week and life at Bates.  Back to Bates Weekend signals fall to the Bates students and is always...

Back to Bates without Barriers

Daisy O’Dwyer, Contributing Writer October 5, 2022

It's Saturday, October 1, 2022, and an exciting time for families to see this year's Back to Bates artistic showcase during parents weekend. Stage Manager Kendall Jones ‘25 described the production as...

Dont Worry, it was mediocre

Don’t Worry, it was mediocre

Alexi Knight, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor October 5, 2022

Since its announcement in summer 2019, “Don’t Worry Darling” quickly became one of my most anticipated movies to see in theaters. At the time I had just seen Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut Booksmart,...

A Foundation of Friendship: A Few of My Favorite Things with Maddy Ewell ’24

“A Foundation of Friendship:” A Few of My Favorite Things with Maddy Ewell ’24

Maple Buescher, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor September 28, 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...

The First Bateschella: Low Turnout, Loads of Fries

The First Bateschella: Low Turnout, Loads of Fries

Izzyie Sandoz, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

As a first year student at Bates, I didn't really know what to expect when I found out about Bateschella. One of the first things that initially made me want to attend was finding out that there would...

Mice, Snowflakes and Muhammad Ali: the Bates Art Museum’s new Exhibit

Mice, Snowflakes and Muhammad Ali: the Bates Art Museum’s new Exhibit

Samantha Gabel, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

From shamanistic artifacts to contemporary art, the Bates Art Museum’s new exhibit, Pedeaology, hosts artworks from various disciplines to show the variety in the collection. This exhibit runs until...

Embracing Fall Spirit in Maine

Embracing Fall Spirit in Maine

Ava Singh, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022

Fall foliage in Maine is becoming even more prominent as we get closer to the festivities October brings. Living in a place where you can experience the peak of fall means that you must take advantage...

Mourning Queen Elizabeth II: A look into her celebrated 70-plus years at the helm of the UK

Mourning Queen Elizabeth II: A look into her celebrated 70-plus years at the helm of the UK

Elizabeth Patrick, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor September 28, 2022

I was picking up a package from Post and Print when the student helping me looked up from his phone, face in shock and confusion, and said “Oh my goodness, the queen is dead.” I wouldn’t be surprised...

A Declassified Guide to Dorm Decor

A Declassified Guide to Dorm Decor

Shay Campolongo, Contributing Writer September 21, 2022

One of the largest proponents of homesickness, at least for me, was not personalizing my room. It’s easy to walk into your all-beige room and immediately associate it with other less favorable institutions. I...

“Vulnerability in Collaboration:” A Few of My Favorite Things with Lucie Green 23

“Vulnerability in Collaboration:” A Few of My Favorite Things with Lucie Green ’23

Maple Buescher, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor September 21, 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...

“Every Brilliant Thing”: A Perfect Send-Off for Johnny Esposito ‘22

“Every Brilliant Thing”: A Perfect Send-Off for Johnny Esposito ‘22

Olivia Dimond, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor May 31, 2022

Content warning: the following article includes discussion of suicide. As I walked into Gannett Theater on May 21, my friend and I were greeted by Johnny Esposito ‘22. He asked us to each take two...

Jolie’s illustration for Chapter 6, “Around Your Finger,” represents feelings of smallness at school through a person trapped in a lunch tray.

“Every Speck of Rain, a World:” Selbrede’s Life Through Raindrops

Isaac Williams, Contributing Writer April 13, 2022

Oftentimes, I think of memoirs as stuffy reflections written by people who are much farther down in life and who carry vastly different experiences than me. As a result, they’ve never been my go-to....

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