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Mayor Bouchard’s Letter Rattles the Community

Mayor Bouchard’s Letter Rattles the Community

Halley Posner

March 14, 2018

On February 28, Lewiston’s mayor, Shane Bouchard, sent a letter out to 221 people, Bates students and community members alike, that can be understood as voter intimidation or an attempt to subdue the vote. This is not the first time a letter has been sent out to Bates students seeming to attack thei...

Shane Bouchard for Mayor

Nick Morgoshia

December 11, 2017

The Bates Republicans are proud to endorse Shane Bouchard ahead of Lewiston’s mayoral runoff on December 12. We — as conservatives, Lewiston residents, and Americans — are fortunate to have a man of Mr. Bouchard’s experience, unwavering commitment, and exemplary integrity working towards a bet...

Bates, Lewiston, and the State of the Community

Bates, Lewiston, and the State of the Community

Sarah McCarthy

October 4, 2017

Anyone who lives off-campus, knows someone who lives off-campus or who just has frequented off-campus gatherings during their time at Bates, knows there is something noticeably different this year. Due to outspoken members of the Lewiston community, new ordinances have been proposed with regard to stu...

Naral’s brings Greek-Middle Eastern fusion cuisine to L-A

Naral's brings Greek-Middle Eastern fusion cuisine to L-A

Carly Peruccio

January 30, 2013

Is this the tenth day in a row that you’ve gone to the pasta bar? If so, it’s probably time to admit that you’re in a Commons rut. Narals might be the perfect place for you! This year-old Auburn restaurant promises an authentic taste of the Middle East without being intimidatingly exotic. Narals is an excellent dining option for less adven...

Blue Nile Café offers a taste of culture

Blue Nile Café offers a taste of culture

Carly Peruccio

January 23, 2013

A sign hanging on the sunshine-colored walls of the Blue Nile Cafe says, “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and minds of its people.” I’d argue that culture can be found in a nation’s food, as well. Owned by a Somali family that moved to the U.S. eight years ago, this charming restau...

Club Rondevu welcomes all Batesies

Club Rondevu welcomes all Batesies

Haley Keegan

January 23, 2013

Last week, doors opened to the newest phase in Batesies’ quest for a Thursday night hot spot as Club Rondevu began its, "We Love College Night." Set to happen every Thursday at 16 Park Street, the event is run by Maine-based entertainment group 207 Nightlife. It is also supported by the Bates DJ S...

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