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Puddle Jump enthralls first-years

Puddle Jump enthralls first-years

Julia Mongeau

January 23, 2013

  What did you do last Friday afternoon? Most Batesies would answer, "I jumped in a puddle." It was the day of the annual Puddle Jump, hosted by the Bates Outing Club, a day when brave Bates students take the plunge into Lake Andrews in the frigid month of January. A tradition that began in 1975 on St. Patrick’...

A cappella groups sparkle like the snow at Winter Carnival concert

A cappella groups sparkle like the snow at Winter Carnival concert

Rebeccah Bassell

January 23, 2013

In the midst of the aptly-timed snow during Thursday’s Winter Carnival activities, Batesies gathered in Alumni Gym to attend the all-group a cappella concert. "It’s always been a part of Winter Carnival as far as I can remember," said senior Merimander Caroline Cook, "But I remember once in my fr...

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