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Maine’s Bane: Internet Access

October 23, 2019

As college students, we all have a substantial investment in the internet. From everything from finishing that paper exactly two minutes before the submission tab closes on Lyceum to blasting Lizzo on Spotify at 1:00am on Saturday nights. The internet has made our large and diverse world so much smaller, ...

Respecting, Recognizing, and Restoring Indigenous Rights

October 23, 2019

What does it mean to be a modern, indigenous person today? How am I supposed to dress, act, speak, even breathe like a Native? These thoughts have lingered on my mind for as long as I can remember and were especially highlighted on Monday, Oct. 14. Holding sorrow, anger, and violence but also pride, h...

Theory into Practice: Maine’s Charter Schools

October 23, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 10, the Harward Center hosted a discussion entitled Navigating the Facts About Maine’s Charter Schools. This event was the first in the Harward Center’s Theory into Practice series. The series aims to inform the Bates community how theories that are studied in the classroom transl...

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