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Solange’s “When I Get Home” Breaks Fresh Ground

Before immersing myself in "When I Get Home" this past weekend, I hadn’t heard much of Solange Knowles’ music before. "Cranes in the Sky" had popped up on Apple Music playlists curated especially...

In Defense of Over-Analyzing Art

I absolutely adore video essays. For those who aren't familiar, video essays are a genre of YouTube content that analyzes media- mostly movies- in both an academic and humorous framework. For reference,...

MOTIVATION WITH MARU

Mary Richardson, staff writer March 6, 2019

Chello chello my feisty friends! I hope that y’all had a fan-freakin-tabulous February break and that y’all are as stoked for spring as I am! Speaking of spring, happy March! Soon the snow will be...

Pianos In Conversation: A Collaborative Faculty Concert

Olivia Dimond, staff writer March 6, 2019

Watching musicians fascinates me. It is different from watching other artists, as many of them are separate from their work: visual artists are normally not part of the art, actors play characters, writers...

Skin Care Routine of the Week: Reminding Us All to Read the Ingredients

Let’s talk about skincare! My skin is super sensitive and dry, so this edition will be geared toward people who would like to hydrate during the winter months. There are no particular products I prefer...

Skin Care Routine of the Week: A Glossier-Inspired Routine

When I was younger, I would ask my mother to spray me with her perfume before I left for school so I could smell just like her. My mother, whom I can thank for my curly hair, fair skin, and brown eyes,...

Motivation with Maru

Mary Richardson, contributing writer February 13, 2019

Hullo hullo my feisty friends, I hope that y’all are doing fan-freaking-tastic! In today’s edition of Motivation with Maru we’re going to talk about the Law of the Universe and some other feel good...

A Portrait of a Dancer as a Young Woman

Amirah Sackett, artist, activist, and dance educator who performed on Feb. 5 in Schaeffer Theatre at Bates, took her first ballet class at age 10. But before she ever registered for formal training, she’d...

Johnny Esposito '22

Playwrite Johnny Esposito ’22 Shines at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Olivia Dimond, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor February 13, 2019

Last weekend, Bates sent five students to participate in various competitions at the Region I Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Massachusetts. The festival is a celebration of theater...

F.A.B. Night at the Franco Center

Stine Carroll, contributing writer February 13, 2019

On the evening of Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m., members of the Lewiston community, local dancers, dance companies, and several Bates students gathered at the Gendron Franco Center for the 14th Annual...

360 Shows Bring New Theater Voices to Bates

Patrick Reilly, staff writer February 13, 2019

This past weekend, directing majors Ellie Yguico ’20 and Luis David Molina Rueda ’20 put on their shows in a double billed back-to-back night of theater in Black Box. Yguico and Rueda directed the...

Students Collaborate and Celebrate in SANG AI Asia

Every year, the student-run cultural evening Sangai Asia is organized by the club of the same name to celebrate Asian cultures and the students who represent them on Bates' campus. The event's title is...

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