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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 Therí 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
11:16 am

Getting ready: Sanford Freedman and his English courses

From his second floor office in 154-year-old Hathorn Hall, English professor Sanford Freedman can see the stump of the century-old…

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,…

Thursday

September 1, 2011
11:12 am

Getting ready: Christine Schwartz and Dining Services

For Bates Dining Services, summer’s a time for experimentation, with the results coming soon to a plate near you. Dining…

Thursday

September 1, 2011
11:10 am

Getting ready: Suzy Nattress and keys to Bates

Obtaining a Bates ID card is like getting your driver’s license, but much quicker: your picture is snapped, the card…

Thursday

September 1, 2011
11:00 am

Getting ready: Mark Harriman and trends in football

There’s no ice at Underhill Arena yet, yet the flat expanse was in full use on Wednesday by the football…