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Thursday

September 8, 2011 5:23 pm

Sun Journal story looks at five first-year students from Lewiston-Auburn high schools

Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk talks to the five students from Lewiston and Auburn high schools who are members of…

Thursday

September 8, 2011 2:26 pm

Slide show: moving in and settling in during Orientation

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Images from Bates Orientation for the Class of 2015 on Sept….

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:45 pm

Video: AESOP students work at a Habitat for Humanity project in Lewiston

Led by Erik Barth ’12 of Hanover, N.H., and Caroline Watson ’13 of McLean, Va., AESOP students work on a…

Tuesday

September 6, 2011 1:44 pm

At Orientation, a get-out-the-vote effort

Most of the registration tables on Saturday morning of Orientation focused on a student’s Bates identity, like ID photos and…

Friday

September 2, 2011 11:22 am

Ready, set, welcome: Nine behind-the-scenes stories about the new Bates year

After the first-year students and their trip leaders headed off on their preorientation AESOP trips on Monday, we did a…

Thursday

September 1, 2011 2:44 pm

Getting ready: new professors Mara Tieken and TherĂ­ Pickens

For new faculty, recent days have been a crash course in all things Bates — and beyond. “This last week…

Thursday

September 1, 2011 2:38 pm

Getting ready: Jim Taylor and the Bobcat equipment room

Jim Taylor has been Bates’ head equipment manager for 14 years. He runs the show at Merrill Gymnasium and Underhill…

Thursday

September 1, 2011 2:20 pm

Getting ready: Sarah Potter '77 and the College Store

In the College Store, quarter-zip sweatshirts are all the rage, and demand for Bates-branded women’s apparel, as opposed to the…

Thursday

September 1, 2011 11:16 am

Getting ready: James Reese and the dean's office

James Reese has been a Bates dean since most current students’ parents were in college. This weekend during Orientation, Reese…

Thursday

September 1, 2011 11:13 am

Getting ready: Tom Hayward and the Bates library

The card catalog used to be the first thing you saw in Ladd Library. Now, it might be Tom Hayward,…