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ALOK Speaks of going beyond the Gender Binary to Kick off Pride Week

Amy Townend May 24, 2021

During the week of May 10, Pride Week was celebrated on campus with a visit from a keynote speaker and a variety of other events. Though many events had to take place virtually due to the ongoing pandemic,...

Why The Word “Woke” Needs To Be Put To Rest

October 23, 2019

One of the most problematic parts about attending a liberal arts school is the arbitrary manner in which the term “woke” is used. People use the term in their everyday language because it’s one...

Leave Your Stereotypes at the Door

September 18, 2019

Imagine this! An eighteen-year-old, gay, African American male from the Southside of Chicago leaves his hometown to seek out what he was led to believe a “better education.” The only problem is that...

Stephen Engel talks Gay Rights and Dignity in Kroepsch Award Lecture

May 2, 2018

As a part of his receiving of the annual Ruth and Robert Kroepsch Award, Associate Professor and Politics Department Chair Stephen Engel was given free reign to lecture on a subject of his choosing. His...

Bates airs You Can Play video

Bates airs “You Can Play” video

Sam Learner January 30, 2013

On the Bates athletic website on January 21, Batesies saw some familiar student athletes flicker across the screen. After smashing squash balls, diving into pools, and hurling shot-puts, each student then...

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