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The new and renovated fitness center has impressed many athletes and gym-goers.

New Fitness Center Renovations Please Athletes, Students

Archie Green Jr., Contributing Writer September 22, 2021

Over the course of this last summer, Bates Athletics completed four facility enhancement projects, intended to give students as well as student athletes a superior athletic experience to the one they have...

There are many resources if you or someone you know is suffering from disordered eating.

The Prevalence of Disordered Eating in Athletics

Sydney Schuster, Contributing Writer September 22, 2021

For decades upon decades, sports have been an integral part of the college experience: whether we are out on the field or watching from the bleachers, sporting events at college have a defining effect...

The Bobcats leave the field at halftime in their game against Amherst, when they were up 17-14.

Bates Football Comes up Short Against Amherst

Quinn Troy, Staff Writer September 22, 2021

Like every bachelor party trip to Las Vegas, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth’s marriage, and Demi Lovato’s cultural relevancy, all good things must come to an end. After 679 days, Bobcat football suffered...

The 24 Before with Liam Kelly, Wide Receiver on Bates Football

Liam Kelly, Contributing Writer September 22, 2021

In almost any sport, it is impossible to mimic the intensity of “game speed” without playing in an actual game against true competition. This could not be truer in football. You could practice as hard...

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Straight Out the Lew: NFL Questions Everyone is Asking

Dylan Azcarate, Chris Cimino, and Luke Linnehan September 22, 2021

Straight Out the Lew is a podcast run by sophomores Dylan Azcarate, Chris Cimino, and Luke Linnehan. In collaboration with The Student, they have created a biweekly column of the same name, in which they...

Emily Hayes will take the reins of the new volleyball team, who recently played in their season opener against Husson University.

New Volleyball Coach Emily Hayes Seeks to Serve Up Success

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor September 12, 2021

Emily Hayes sees challenges as adventures, rather than trials, a mindset that has helped the volleyball coach lead so many teams and players to success. Her career includes assisting a team that made...

Amisha Kalra, a junior on the women’s golf team, shared her favorite products with staff writer Julia Bisson.

A Few of My Favorite Things with Amisha Kalra

Julia Bisson, Staff Writer September 12, 2021

Amisha Kalra is a junior from Milburn, New Jersey and has been a member of the women's golf team for three years. She is a sociology and environmental studies double major. Kalra shared some of her staples...

Michael Lopez, the Senior Director of Data and Analytics at the NFL, sat down with the Student to discuss the projects closer to his heart and how he hopes Bates students can get involved.

Michael Lopez ‘04 on the NFL, Data, and Bates

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor September 12, 2021

When Michael Lopez ’04 was a student at Bates, having a career in analytics at a major sports league wasn’t an option.  “There weren’t careers and football data that existed, at least for folks...

 Coach Vari sat down with the Student to discuss his advice to student athletes and his favorite Commons meal, among other things.

10 Questions with Women’s Soccer Coach Vari

Archie Green Jr., Contributing Writer September 12, 2021

Joe Vari is the head coach of the women’s soccer team. According to the athletic department, “in 2019, Bates Director of Athletics Jason Fein announced the appointment of University of Puget Sound...

On left: Brendon Croteau, who previously played at the University of Southern Maine will take charge of the men’s golf program.

On right: Abby Spector, the new head coach of the women’s golf program, has a series of impressive credentials.

Bates Golf Makes Statement with New Hires

Quinn Troy, Staff Writer September 12, 2021

As Bates athletics attempt to regain a sense of normality that was lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, new golf hires Brendon Croteau and Abigail Spector hope to use their experience to bring growth and success...

Artist Lalo Alcaraz shared this cartoon to his Instagram with the caption Simone Biles wins again!

Using their Voices: Olympic Athletes are Speaking out

Eleanor Boyle, Community Outreach Coordinator August 4, 2021

The highly anticipated 2020 Olympic Games are almost finished, but the successes and messages of the athletes are not to be forgotten. Protesting was allowed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Head Football Coach Malik Hall will not Return to Program

Head Football Coach Malik Hall will not Return to Program

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor July 27, 2021

In an email to the Athletic Department on Tuesday, Athletic Director Jason Fein announced that football Head Coach Malik Hall will not return to the team this fall. Effective immediately, Associate Head...

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