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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: October 5, 2022

Candid ‘Cats: October 5, 2022

Katherine Merisotis 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...

Live by the 3, or die by the 3: An exploration of the WNBA Finals

Live by the 3, or die by the 3: An exploration of the WNBA Finals

Robbie Hodin, Assistant Sports Editor October 5, 2022

If the 2022 WNBA finals taught us one thing, it’s that there are multiple ways to win a basketball game. Despite the new-age analytics that suggest long two’s are inefficient and “layup or three”...

Bobcat Bites for 9/29

Bobcat Bites for 9/29

September 29, 2022

Okay, nobody freak out!! But I’m back with Bobcat Bites. And I know what you’re thinking: “mysterious Bobcat Bites writer, why did you return? Haven’t you moved on to bigger and better things?”...

Straight Out The Lew: Week of September 25th

Straight Out The Lew: Week of September 25th

Dylan Azcarate, Luke Linnehan, Chris Cimino, Columnists September 28, 2022

Which team were you most impressed with this week in CFB? Dylan: Tennessee Volunteers. Having gone 1-16 in their last seventeen matchups against the Florida Gators, Tennessee avenged their previous...

Take-a-thon: The State of Fantasy Football Two Weeks In

Take-a-thon: The State of Fantasy Football Two Weeks In

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Managing Sports Editor September 28, 2022

The leaves are falling, the wind is gusting, and your fantasy team probably sucks. It’s ok, we know you drafted Derrick Henry in the first round even though he’s coming off a major injury and is nearing...

Bates Athletics Welcomes Danny Feldman to Cross Country Program

Bates Athletics Welcomes Danny Feldman to Cross Country Program

Sydney Schuster, Assistant Sports Editor September 28, 2022

The Bates men’s and women’s cross country team is entering a new age, one marked by the merging of their teams and the welcoming of Head Coach Danny Feldman. After an extensive and successful career...

Straight Out the Lew on the Opening Weeks of CFB and the NFL

Straight Out the Lew on the Opening Weeks of CFB and the NFL

Dylan Azcarate, Luke Linnehan, Chris Cimino, Columnists September 21, 2022

Which non-traditional CFB team has a great chance to be in the College Football Playoff this season? Dylan: University of Southern California. The electric duo of Caleb Williams and Jordan Addison has...

My Thoughts on the World Cup Draw

My Thoughts on the World Cup Draw

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Managing Sports Editor May 10, 2022

The draw for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar happened over two weeks ago, but I guess I’m so much of a nerd that I’m still thinking about it. It’s finals week, so instead of studying (it’s overrated...

Bobcat Bites for 4/13

April 13, 2022

I have some seriously devastating news. This is the last Bobcat Bites of the season. It’s hard, it’s emotional, it’s almost too much to bear. I am trying to stay cool, but please imagine me, your...

Friends of Bates Athletics Prepares for Fourth Annual Giving Challenge

Friends of Bates Athletics Prepares for Fourth Annual Giving Challenge

Sydney Schuster, Assistant Sports Editor April 13, 2022

This May, Friends of Bates Athletics (FBA) will be holding its fourth annual spring giving challenge. FBA is a group of alumni, parents and other generous individuals dedicated to supporting the Bates...

Former Head Football Coach Sues College for Racial Discrimination, Negligence

Former Head Football Coach Sues College for Racial Discrimination, Negligence

Ellie Wolfe, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2022

Former Bates Head Football Coach Malik Hall filed a civil lawsuit in the U.S. District Court, District of Maine against the college yesterday, claiming he faced “severe racial discrimination” during...

Bobcat Bites for 04/06

Bobcat Bites for 04/06

April 6, 2022

My Dearest Readers,  My friends have introduced me to the television show “Bridgerton,” so now I am trying to embody my anon queen Lady Whistledown. So it’s me, Lady BobcatBitesDown. This week...

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