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Photo of Bates Baseball on March 14, 2023. Photo provided by Bates Communications.

‘It’s Us Versus Them’ – A New Era of Bates Baseball

Max Lucas, Contributing Writer February 14, 2024

With the spring season on the horizon, Bates Varsity Athletics is gearing up to bring home some hardware this year. The Men’s Baseball team is ready to make a statement after narrowly missing the playoffs...

Mens Lacrosse featured in Davis Fitness Center.

Men’s Lacrosse wins Headstrong Fundraiser

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Executive Managing Editor January 31, 2024

Men’s lacrosse secured its first victory of the year late last semester by beating cancer, apparently. Wait, no, they won a fundraising competition in support of those affected by cancer. As part of...

National Selfie Day with the Bates Bobcat (as portrayed by Social Media Specialist Dave Ernst) around campus.

A Sit Down with the New Bates Bobcat

Ana Moreno, Contributing Writer January 31, 2024

The Student had the opportunity to meet and interview the Bates Bobcat.  How did you come to be the new mascot? Were you selected or did you volunteer? Did you always dream of being a mascot? “Yeah!...

Sophomore Elsa Daulerio scored a team-high 19 points and hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer as the Bates womens basketball team won a 62-60 thriller over Tufts on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024. (Phyllis Grader Jensen/Bates College)

Thrilling Ending Gives Bates Women’s Basketball a Trademark Win

Zach Marchick, Assistant Sports Editor January 31, 2024

With 0.8 seconds left on the clock, Bates Women’s Basketball (16-2, 4-0 NESCAC) found themselves on the brink of overtime against in-conference rivals Tufts (10-6, 2-2 NESCAC). Then, the unthinkable...

Football captain Cole De Magistris (63) was named a Semi-Finalist for the 2023 William V. Campbell Award, the most prestigious academic award in college football. Carly Philpott/The Bates Student.

Football Captain Cole De Magistris Is William V. Campbell Award Semi-Finalist

Lucy Green, Managing Sports Editor November 15, 2023

Senior Cole De Magistris has made it to become a semi-finalist of the most prestigious and desirable academic award in college football, the William V. Campbell Award. De Magistris sits among good company...

A Sicko’s Introduction to the 2023-2024 College Basketball Season

A Sicko’s Introduction to the 2023-2024 College Basketball Season

Zach Marchick, Assistant Sports Editor November 15, 2023

On Monday, November 6th, at 8:30 a.m., I awoke feeling utterly exhausted. Before leaving my dorm to attend my first class, I instinctively reached for my phone, where I found a caffeine-like boost of energy...

Digital Editor Hannah Kothari 26 on the slopes of Sugarloaf Mountain in 2023. Hannah Kothari/The Bates Student

A Complete Guide to Skiing in Maine, From a Skier Who Spent 38 Days on a Mountain Last Season

Hannah Kothari, Digital Editor November 15, 2023

A thin layer of snow blankets Sugarloaf Mountain in Western Maine, and the days grow shorter and colder in Lewiston. As the leaves make their way to the ground and jackets weasel out of tightly packed...

Junior Freddie Curtis set a personal best and a Bates record this weekend. Theophil Syslo/Bates College

Freddie Curtis ’25 Breaks Golf Program Record at Skidmore Fall Invitational

Zach Marchick, Assistant Sports Editor October 21, 2023

Amidst gatherings, on-campus events and home sports games during Back to Bates weekend, the highlight of it all arguably competed off-campus. The Bates Men’s Golf team finished 12th overall over the...

Sticking with Success: Bates Women’s Field Hockey Starts Season Strong

Ian McAslan, Assistant Sports Editor October 4, 2023

As the leaves begin to fall across New England this year, the Bates women’s field hockey team is rising to the top quickly. Currently ranked tenth in Division III Field Hockey with a 5-3 overall record,...

MLB Postseason Sneak Peak: What We Are Looking Forward To, Hot Takes and World Series Picks

MLB Postseason Sneak Peak: What We Are Looking Forward To, Hot Takes and World Series Picks

Zach Marchick, Ian McAslan, and Matt Riseman October 4, 2023

For all those who (perhaps rightfully so) have complaints about the length of the Major League Season, lack of intensity in games, and refer to October as the second month of the NFL season, meaningful...

NESCAC Fantasy League Officially Launches

NESCAC Fantasy League Officially Launches

Lucy Green, Managing Sports Editor October 4, 2023

As football season begins, so does the assembly of fantasy teams. According to the Fantasy Sports and Gaming Association, 19% of Americans aged 18 and older participate in fantasy sports, with 79% of all...

The Portland Sea Dogs Boast a Stacked Roster - Here’s Who to Look Out For

The Portland Sea Dogs Boast a Stacked Roster – Here’s Who to Look Out For

Zach Marchick, Assistant Sports Editor October 4, 2023

With the Major League Baseball regular season winding down, and as playoff races heat up, it's an opportune time to reflect on the Portland Sea Dogs' 2023 season. Minor League Baseball is one of the great...

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