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Skin Care Routine of the Week: A Skin Care Routine for Wannabe Beauty Gurus

Maya Wilson

November 28, 2018

The hours I spent as a teeanger (so, up until last year) indulging myself in the world of YouTube "beauty gurus" is what inspired my love and, I’ll admit, small obsession for skincare. All those years ago, I would say my routine out loud as I put each product on my face before bed each night to pay...

McQueen’s “Widows” Cinematically Showcases Excruciation

Tyler Parke

November 28, 2018

From full-frontal male nudity to unabridged torture scenes, director Steve McQueen has always had a penchant for shocking his audiences. His greatest skill consists of lingering, or even zooming in, on those excruciating moments from which other directors would be inclined to quickly pan away. However...

Hayes Searches for the Unexpected

Tricia Crimmins, managing Arts & Leisure editor

November 28, 2018

As we chatted outside the lobby of Schaeffer theatre, senior and dance major Johanna Hayes greeted fellow dancers as they rushed to and from rehearsal. She reflected on choreographing her thesis, which was "a huge experiment." "If it was successful or not, I’m not really sure yet," she confessed. Read Mor...

A Merrill-Focused Running Playlist

Pippin Evarts, assistant Arts & Leisure editor

November 28, 2018

Running is one of my favorite forms of exercise to do at Bates. When I’m stressed or have a lot on my mind, I go running; when I am happy and want a boost of extra endorphins, I go running; when I might have over-caffeinated at Commons, I go running. And, being the geographically challenged girl that...

Skin Care Routine of the Week: For the Skin Care Rookie

Tricia Crimmins, managing Arts & Leisure editor

November 7, 2018

Although I now indulge in an abundance of face masks per week, adhering to a regimented (or, even planned) skin care routine is still relatively new for me. For the last seven years, I’ve mainly used the same two products on my skin: CeraVe hydrating facial cleanser and CeraVe facial moisturizing l...

Planned Parenthood Gen Action’s GOTV Initiative

Pippin Evarts, assistant Arts & Leisure editor

November 7, 2018

Given their active presence on campus, you wouldn’t know that the Bates College Planned Parenthood Generation Action club was only started a few months ago. From the beginning of the semester until now, current club leaders Nina Moscowitz (2020), Analea Angot (2020), and Diana Flores (2020) have wor...

Boygenius’ Self-Titled Debut Flourishes

Owen Schmidt, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2018

When I heard that Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus were making an album together, my initial reaction was one of skepticism. Despite the fact that they are all brilliant artists in their own right, I was curious as to how well they would all work as a group. Read More »...

Directing Success in One Acts Festival

Olivia Dimond, contributing writer

November 7, 2018

Prior to last weekend’s One Acts Festival, I had only directed once before. It had been a good experience and I was interested in trying again. Upon arriving at Bates this fall, I joined the Robinson Players and learned about the One Acts Festival. Directing seemed like a good way to introduce myse...

A College Student’s Guide to Westwood, Los Angeles

Isabelle Marlow, staff writer

November 7, 2018

Home to the UCLA Bruins, Westwood, Los Angeles, is a buzzy SoCal area located in between Santa Monica and West Hollywood. When visiting friends at UCLA or even USC, you’ll be spending time dining in the area’s restaurants, visiting its museums, shopping, and experiencing the nightlife in perpetua...

Have you heard? WRBC’s Cream of Wheat

Cream of Wheat in session. PIPPIN EVARTS/ COURTESY PHOT

Pippin Evarts, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor

October 24, 2018

I skirted through the back entrance of the WRBC building into the basement radio station for the first time last Friday afternoon. There, I joined Robyn Moss ‘20, Isabelle Oliver ‘20, and Lizzie Ottenstien ‘20 to talk about their radio show "Cream of Wheat." Read More »...

Eggs Portrays Female Friendship and Loss Onstage

Wilson and Crimmins, mid-scene. DAVID GARCIA/ COURTESY PHOTO

Maggie Phelan, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2018

From the left corner of the front row in the Black Box theater, I watched as Girl One, portrayed by Maya Wilson ‘20, paces and rambles to a solemn Girl Two, played by Tricia Crimmins ‘19, about the inherent hypocrisy of a vegetarian choosing to eat eggs on a brunch date. Read More »...

Polykhroma’s “Haunted!” Art Exhibition Spooks

The “fear wall” exposes guests deepest anxieties. TRICIA CRIMMINS/COURTESY PHOTO

Tricia Crimmins, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor

October 24, 2018

On October 19, the basement of a residential property in Somerville, MA, was transformed into "Haunted!" a Halloween-themed art exhibition put on by the Tufts University-based curatorial art collective Polykhroma in the home of Ella Huzenis. Read More »...

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