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Picture story: John Corrie conducts Beethoven’s choral masterpiece in the Saints Peter and Paul Basilica

Friday, April 8, 2016 11:49 am

Featuring inspiring images of singers and musicians within Saints Peter and Paul Basilica, here's a story of how John Corrie created a grand Lewiston-Bates collaboration.

During the winter months, the Bates Admission team gathered in Lindholm House to review the 5,300-plus applications for the Class of 2010. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Quotes heard during admission decisions — and what they mean

Friday, April 8, 2016 8:00 am

In their deliberations, the Bates Admission deans seek to answer two overarching and linked questions: Is this student right for Bates? And is Bates right for this student?

Based on this Olin Arts Center bulletin board, there is something for everyone at Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 2:04 pm

This time of year at Bates is busy for everyone. Just ask, and you’ll get an earful: thesis, exams, sports, arts openings, academic conferences. But rather than fret, let’s celebrate.

Religious studies majors Emilie Muller ’16 of Concord, N.H., Esperanza Gilbert ’16 of Brooklyn, Wendy Goldman ’16 of Dresden, Maine, Melissa Carp ’16 of Newton, Mass., and Alex Tritell ’16 of Bethesda, Md., pose for a photograph before their presentations.
Multimedia: Mount David Summit 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 2:54 pm

The 2016 Mount David Summit is in the books. But let's crack that book and take a look at what happened, in photographs, text, sound, and video.

Rep. John Lewis offers Bates' 2016 Commencement address.
Civil Rights leader Rep. John Lewis to deliver 2016 Commencement address, joining honorands Lisa Genova ’92, Daniel Gilbert and Robert Witt ’62

Friday, April 1, 2016 11:24 am

Often called “one of the most courageous persons the civil rights movement ever produced,” Lewis will deliver the Bates Commencement address and receive an honorary degree on Sunday, May 29.

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Garnet bobcat subspecies confirmed at Bates from sightings and science

Friday, April 1, 2016 12:01 am

The cat may be out of the bag at Bates.

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William ‘Chick’ Leahey ’52, revered Bates baseball coach and mentor, dies at age 90

Monday, March 28, 2016 12:58 pm

Head coach of Bates baseball for 36 years and a revered mentor who paid forward his own life lessons to his players, Leahey died on March 26, 2016.

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Picture story: Student quotes from ‘Cabaret.’ And no, it’s not a happy play

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:10 pm

Illustrated with images from a sizzling Robinson Players' production of Cabaret, the play's principals share personal and artistic insights into a "timeless, tragic story."

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Picture story: A Japanese tea ceremony is about ‘treasuring every moment’

Friday, March 18, 2016 10:44 am

Featuring images of a Japanese tea ceremony she performed at Bates, here's a story about Yuko Eguchi '03 and her path from Japan to Bates — where she staged an opera for an epic senior thesis — and into a scholar's life.

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Video: One student’s Bates life through the eyes and lens of a classmate

Friday, March 11, 2016 12:04 pm

This is what biochem major Dylan Ray '16 saw and learned when he filmed English and theater major Allie Freed '16.

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