The Bates Student

Using Coronavirus To Stigmatizes Asian Bodies

March 11, 2020

Recently, the rapid and global outbreak of Coronavirus has caught the attention of many. However, this fear of getting sick has turned into a fear of Asian bodies. And Bates is not exempted from this...

Institutional Racism at Bates: Take a Stand

March 11, 2020

In this issue of the Bates student, I will be discussing the changes that have taken place on campus at the Office of Intercultural Education (OIE). The purpose of this article is to inform, analyze,...

Winter Blues

March 11, 2020

The commencement of March is notoriously related with two events: March Madness Basketball and spring. People are thrilled to fill out their “perfect bracket” and eagerly watch games throughout the...

Messy March

March 11, 2020

Here we go again. It’s March as the longest month of the year descends upon us to impact our mental psyches. For someone who has endured the harshness of March for the past two years, I must say it...

90’s, Midriff, and Self Proclaimed Dress Codes

March 11, 2020

As a first year, I came to college never having gone to a party before. I went to a small Christian high school where partying was unheard of, and if it was heard of, it was always placed in the negative...

Literary Hegemony in a Nutshell

February 26, 2020

After graduation, I found myself wanting to establish better habit of reading. In order to prepare myself to teach English to high school students, I thought it would be difficult, yet benefit for me...

In Sanders We Trust?

February 26, 2020

The Democratic nominations for the 2020 presidential election are in full swing now. Not only has it been an absolute mess but many believe for a long time that there is no clear candidate to win. Until...

Thesis Spotlight: Ursula Rall

February 26, 2020

A new addition to the Forum section of the Bates Student is called “Thesis Spotlight”, and in these types of articles, I hope to use my platform to highlight the incredible research Bates students...

Should Women be Included in the Draft?

February 5, 2020

It’s safe to say that in the wake of recent events between the US and Iran, war and violence are have become relevant topics amongst the American public. Just hours after the news broke of the US led...

A Country in Crisis: China Plagued With Coronavirus

February 5, 2020

There has been the Bubonic plague, there has been the Spanish Flue, there has been Ebola, but now were are faced with a new, threatening global epidemic: the Coronavirus. The Coronavirus first surfaced...

Remembering Kobe’s Cool

February 5, 2020

I’ve felt, to varying degrees, painfully uncool my entire life. There is perhaps no period in one’s life where being uncool feels as painfully acute as it does in middle school. A modern rendering...

“Hello, Bates, It’s Me… Remember?”

February 5, 2020

After the state of Maine and Bates recognized Indigenous People’s Day, I believed the conversation was going to continue...it didn’t. Months later, the event just became another post on Bates’s...

Load more stories
The Voice of Bates College Since 1873