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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

Straight Out The Lew: Football Predictions

Straight Out The Lew: Football Predictions

Dylan Azcarate , Chris Cimino, and Luke Linnehan January 25, 2023

Who Will Win the AFC Championship? Dylan: Kansas City Chiefs. Patrick Mahomes has reached his fifth consecutive AFC championship game, his second in a row against Joe Burrow’s Bengals. It’s tough...

Credit: Hannah Kothari

Maine Ski Season – It’s Here!

Hannah Kothari, Contributing Writer January 25, 2023

It’s no secret - Sunday River, Sugarloaf and Lost Valley are officially open for skiing and snowboarding. So, what does this mean, and how can you navigate the slopes right now?  I’m a first-year...

On the Looming Games

On the Looming Games

Kian Moaledj, Contributing Writer November 15, 2022

The World Cup begins this month in Qatar, and it will be the first time the event is hosted by an Arab and Muslim-majority country. With phase one of ticket sales surpassing 2018 figures by 385 percent,...

A Golden Generation? A Guide to the USMNT at the 2022 World Cup

A Golden Generation? A Guide to the USMNT at the 2022 World Cup

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Managing Sports Editor November 15, 2022

Wait, you're telling me it’s November and the World Cup kicks off this month in Qatar? FIFA, what are you doing? I’ve been a USMNT fan since the stroller days, so the World Cup is almost always memorable...

Reflecting on the Houston Astros’ World Series Win

Reflecting on the Houston Astros’ World Series Win

Ian McAslan, Assistant Sports Editor November 15, 2022

On November 9, the Houston Astros cemented themselves in the history books again as World Series Champions with a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. While the win was highly anticipated by most...

The Bates Bobcat rides the bike to stay warm on the sideline while the football team played against Trinity on Nov. 6th

Candid ‘Cats

Katherine Merisotis, Managing Photography Editor November 9, 2022

Welcome back to Candid ‘Cats, where our photographers highlight a photo from the week and life at Bates. The first weekend of November was the end of the home fall sports season for the Bates Bobcats...

Another Season Falls to an End 

Katherine Merisotis ‘23, Managing Photography Editor November 9, 2022

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team” - Phil Jackson The beginning of the fall season started out in early September as students arrived...

Fast and Furious: Bates Women’s Cross Country Strides into Championship Season

Fast and Furious: Bates Women’s Cross Country Strides into Championship Season

Sydney Schuster, Assistant Sports Editor November 9, 2022

On October 29th, Bates Women’s Cross Country traveled west to Clinton, New York to race at Hamilton College in the 2022 NESCAC Championships. Riding on the heels of a wildly successful regular season,...

Candid Cats

Candid ‘Cats

Katherine Merisotis, Managing Photography Editor November 3, 2022

Welcome back to Candid ‘Cats, where our photographers highlight a photo from the week and life at Bates.  In this rendition, we are throwing it back to Alumni Weekend, on Oct. 15, where we celebrated...

Straight Out The Lew: Week of Oct. 30, 2022

Straight Out The Lew: Week of Oct. 30, 2022

Chris Cimino, Dylan Azcarate, and Luke Linnehan November 1, 2022

NFL: Who is your Super Bowl Favorite? Dylan: Buffalo Bills. Pairing the elite duo of Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs with a top defense makes for an unstoppable team. The Von Miller signing from this past...

Hodin’s Hoops Corner: Three Preseason Question Marks for Each Bates Basketball Team

Hodin’s Hoops Corner: Three Preseason Question Marks for Each Bates Basketball Team

Robbie Hodin, Assistant Sports Editor November 1, 2022

Bates Women’s Basketball 1) Can they keep up the offensive output? Last season, the Bates women’s basketball team was an offensive powerhouse; they scored the second most points in the NESCAC...

The Xander Bogaerts Paradox

The Xander Bogaerts Paradox

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Managing Sports Editor November 1, 2022

I feel like I’m taking crazy pills with this whole Xander Bogaerts situation. Listen, I love Bogey as much as any other Bostonian. He’s been one of my favorite players ever since he got called up to...

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