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“Babylon” Gives Voice to Refugees’ Experiences

January 16, 2019

On Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11 and 12, Sandglass Theater from Putney, Vermont, came to Bates’ Gannet Theater to perform the company’s original play, “Babylon, Journeys of Refugees,” featuring...

Foreign Language TA Spotlight: Andrea Elisabeth Kreditsch

January 16, 2019

The Bates Student runs a regular column which hopes to highlight the unique gifts to the Bates community brought forth by foreign language teaching assistants. This week, I spoke to Andrea Elisabeth Kreditsch,...

Winter Club Fair: It’s never too late!

January 16, 2019

It’s a new semester—which means more chances to get involved at Bates. On Wednesday, Jan. 9, over forty of Bates’ clubs and organizations gathered in Chase Hall to educate students about their plans...

De-Stress December

December 11, 2018

The infamous finals time is here. With a never-ending stream of papers, exams, and projects consuming Bates students, stress can affect the body in unexpected ways. Everything from sleep patterns to blood...

Club Spotlight: Snaggletooth Literary Magazine

November 28, 2018

Before February of 20¬16, Bates College did not have an active literary magazine. Bates has every club imaginable, from the Fat Cats competitive eating club to Knit Wits, a club for lovers of knitting....

The Art of Being Creative at Bates

November 28, 2018

On Wednesday Nov. 7, a few days before Thanksgiving break, the Multifaith Chaplaincy held its yearly banquet in Old Commons, open to students, faculty, and community members alike. This year, the event’s...

B’tayavon!: Professor David Freidenreich highlights how food defines religious differences

November 28, 2018

Many of us were fortunate enough to have shared a meal with friends and family this past Thanksgiving. For most Americans, what defines the holiday is the preparation and ultimate consumption of food with...

History of Muslims Lecture: A Step in the Right Direction

November 7, 2018

Students would not make the trek to Muskie Archives on a rainy Thursday night for just anything. But on November 1, they did just that for a talk by Edward E. Curtis IV titled "The Long History of Muslims...

Searching for a Home in Lewiston

November 7, 2018

Lewiston’s diverse population is what makes the city a vibrant and dynamic community. Many of these same Lewiston residents, though, struggle to find and maintain stable and safe housing. On Nov. 1,...

Phillips Fellowship Students Reflect on Experiences

November 7, 2018

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, students and staff gathered to listen to Johanna Hayes ’19 and Shangwei Deng ’19 discuss their experiences working on projects funded by the Phillips Student Fellowship over the...

Bates Habla Español:

November 7, 2018

The Bates Student runs a regular column covering Bates foreign language teaching assistants, highlighting the invaluable work they do and gaining insight into their cultural background. A few weeks...

Protest as Pedagogy: Social Movements in Latin America Class tries experiential learning

Protest as Pedagogy: Social Movements in Latin America Class tries experiential learning
October 24, 2018

On October 2, a gaggle of loud Bates students could be heard cheering for immigrant rights and hoisting up posters outside of Commons. The content of the protest — given the fact that the news cycle...

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