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Morency Shares Health, Safety Views on 80’s

September 18, 2019

The decade of the 1980’s, according to the Urban Dictionary, can be summed up in six words: sex, drugs, alcohol, music, hair, and technology. For some Bates students, those words are also an accurate description of the annual 1980’s dance, which took place this past Saturday night. The event hosted...

Douglass Morency: New Director of Security Champions Dialogue

Douglass Morency: New Director of Security Champions Dialogue

Halley Posner

January 24, 2018

On November 15, 2017, Douglass Morency started as Bates College’s new director of campus safety. Taking over from interim head, Paul Menice, Morency hopes to bring a fresh, new set of ideas to Bates security. Born in Haiti, Morency moved to northern Virginia at a young age when his mother got a job a...

Bates+Who?: A New Coalition for Racial Justice at Bates

Bates+Who?: A New Coalition for Racial Justice at Bates

May 16, 2017

Bates+Who? is a coalition of Bates students standing up to contest the abuses of Bates Campus Security officers against students at Bates (especially against students of color). The group formed in response to a long train of abuses committed by security   - the incident involving a black student and two Bates secur...

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