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Dancing Will Save Lives At Upcoming Dance Marathon

Olivia Dimond, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2020

It’s that time of year again. Your fellow Batesies are posting on social media about the Dance Marathon for the children’s hospital, and they’re asking you to donate. You read the little blurb about the kids, think about the status of your bank account, and just when you think you’re good to ...

High Times: Where to Buy Weed in L/A

Anonymous

February 26, 2020

Author: Mary Jane (pen name)  Thanks to the Marijuana Legalization Act which took effect in Maine in 2016, there has been a plethora of new marijuana dispensaries popping up in the Lewiston/Auburn area. Although marijuana is not legal on the Bates College campus, this article is aims to be a so...

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, the 2018-19 German language teaching assistant, about her native country of Austria, adjusting t...

A Tough Loss for Women’s Lax Team Against Colby

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

So Kim

May 2, 2018

What a game it was for the Bates women’s lacrosse team on April 25 against the No. 18 nationally ranked Colby. In their regular season finale, Colby took the win 8-7 during overtime. Colby’s victory enabled them to clinch a spot in the NESCAC playoffs. Colby’s win unfortunately ended the Bobcats...

4 Hands +1 Piano

4 Hands +1 Piano

Pippin Evarts, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor

May 2, 2018

The first academic week of short term ended with an amazing performance put on by James Parakilas and Duncan Cummings ’93 in the Olin Arts Concert Hall on Friday night. The audience was treated to phenomenal piano music from composers such as Mozart, von Weber, Poulenc, Schubert, and so many more. ...

Dear Sustainable Abigail #16

Dear Sustainable Abigail #16

EcoReps

April 4, 2018

Dear Sustainable Abigail, I’m a big fan of the EcoRep Newsletters, and often find myself reading through the various facts and figures as I sit in different bathroom stalls around campus. While I definitely appreciate the reading material, I also always can’t help but see the irony in the group...

Have We Become Immune?

Have We Become Immune?

Sarah McCarthy

March 21, 2018

Since Trump took office, it feels like every week another high-ranking official gets sacked for menial offenses such as disagreeing with the president or not showing enough loyalty. After the first 100 days, I deleted the news apps on my phone seeking solace from the unstable reality. But silencing the c...

Sustainable Abigail

Sustainable Abigail

EcoReps

March 14, 2018

Dear Bates Community, We Ecoreps have been hearing a lot of talk about some confusing sustainability terms that are often thrown around Bates and can be quite frankly isolating to those who aren’t as familiar with sustainable practices and processes. For that reason, I wanted to take this opportunity...

Navigating the Gym at Bates

Navigating the Gym at Bates

Sarah McCarthy

February 14, 2018

Walk in to the Bert Andrews Room (BAR) in Merrill Gym at 4 p.m. on a weekday, and you are bound to become annoyed. People jocking for treadmills, looking over your shoulder as they are on the elliptical eagerly awaiting you to finish your workout; or worse, not being able to use the machine you wante...

The Women’s Squash Team Finishes Fifth at the NESCAC Tournament

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

February 7, 2018

The women’s squash team took fifth place at the NESCAC tournament this past weekend, capping off the competition with their 6-3 victory over No. 19 Tufts at Hamilton College. The Bobcats were seeded 6th entering the tournament and have placed fifth for the second time in the last three years. “I e...

Men’s Squash Team Faces Intensive Week of Matches

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

January 31, 2018

The men’s squash team had an exciting week with matches on January 24, 26, and 27. The Bobcats played No. 24 Colby, No. 27 Tufts, No. 18 Franklin and Marshall, and No. 13 Brown respectively. Wednesday, January 24 proved to be a tough night and a tight game against Colby at the Bates College Squash Ce...

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