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Tobacco Free vs. Tobacco Freedom: Present and Future Smoking Policy at Bates

October 2, 2019

Bates students and faculty are reviewing and working diligently to amend the smoking policy. Currently on the Bates College website, the smoking policy is defined as striving “to maintain the well-being of the campus community while considering the needs of individuals who smoke.” People ca...

Food For Thought : Notes on the New Commons Menu

October 2, 2019

CONTENT WARNING : eating disorders are discussed When one searches for the Bates Commons Menu online, a new website greets their eyes in comparison with years past. This new website is equipped with nutritional information ranging from the sodium content of buttermilk ranch dressing to the caloric value ...

Combatting the Bates Plague

October 2, 2019

It is that time of year again! Everyone has returned to campus, the weather is beginning to get colder, and the dance floor of 80s is essentially a petri dish. Each year in September and the beginning of October the annual Bates Plague rears its ugly head. Coughs, fevers, sore throats and runny nose...

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