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Friday

December 19, 2014 1:10 pm

At 7-0, men’s basketball heads into winter break full of cheer

At 7-0, men’s basketball heads into winter break full of cheer

“We’re playing the way I’ve wanted us to for six years now,” says head coach Jon Furbush ’05.

Thursday

December 18, 2014 5:31 pm

The 2014 White House holiday card features artwork by Emily Buchanan ’89

The 2014 White House holiday card features artwork by Emily Buchanan ’89

From a Bates perspective, the most intriguing part of the official White House holiday card is at the lower right.

Thursday

December 18, 2014 4:15 pm

Campus Construction Update: Dec. 18, 2014

Campus Construction Update: Dec. 18, 2014

Some kinds of dirt will do just fine when you want to build something on top of it — but other kinds, not so much. Those other kinds bring us to an especially interesting chapter in the story of the two student residences that Bates College is building for its Campus Life Project. And it’s a chapter beginning in a couple of weeks.

Thursday

December 18, 2014 1:58 pm

Campus events: Jan. 3–31, 2015

Campus events: Jan. 3–31, 2015

Happy New Year from Bates! This is a list of public events at the college for the period Jan. 3-31,…

Tuesday

December 16, 2014 10:44 am

‘From Selma to Ferguson: 50 Years of Nonviolent Dissent’ is MLK Day theme

‘From Selma to Ferguson: 50 Years of Nonviolent Dissent’ is MLK Day theme

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader’s commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.

Wednesday

December 10, 2014 1:29 pm

Bates debate, ranked ninth in the U.S., looks ahead to Worlds in January

Bates debate, ranked ninth in the U.S., looks ahead to Worlds in January

The legendary Brooks Quimby Debate Council will send three teams to Malaysia in January to compete at the World Universities Debating Championships.

Tuesday

December 9, 2014 2:21 pm

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

It’s a time when students buckle down to review what they already know, even as the campus pulls them toward new ideas, people and experiences.

Tuesday

December 9, 2014 10:01 am

Holiday greeting: A poetry reading by Robert Farnsworth

Holiday greeting: A poetry reading by Robert Farnsworth

Bates poet Robert Farnsworth gives an illustrated reading of his poem “Fiction,” which was inspired by a line from Wallace Stevens, “The fire burns as the novel taught it how.”

Monday

December 8, 2014 3:42 pm

Pursuing the hirsute, Rebecca Herzig explores suffering, feminism and science through hair removal

Pursuing the hirsute, Rebecca Herzig explores suffering, feminism and science through hair removal

Herzig talked about her new book in a lecture marking her appointment as the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies,

Friday

December 5, 2014 4:35 pm

Lessons and Carols service honors the season on Dec. 7

Lessons and Carols service honors the season on Dec. 7

In an annual tradition at Bates College, a Service of Lessons and Carols for the Advent season takes place on Dec. 7.