Archives for "Commons"


September 2, 2015 4:42 pm

Multimedia: Check out the Class of 2019’s Opening Day from morning to night

Multimedia: Check out the Class of 2019’s Opening Day from morning to night

The Class of 2019 began arriving early on Opening Day, the start of Orientation, with lots of help from current students and college staff.


May 13, 2014 2:42 pm

Video: Students dish out creativity in Iron Chef competition

Video: Students dish out creativity in Iron Chef competition

Seven students create dishes from their own recipes, with the “theme ingredient” being food available in Commons.


August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Draft Day in New Commons

• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show Friendship is the name of the game for this alum-flavored…


December 21, 2009 1:01 pm

Indigenous Delights

A collaboration between Dining Services and Multicultural Affairs, Bitsoie’s program was designed to increase representation of Native American culture on campus. (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, and Maine’s Indian tribes are working together to draw more Native American students into college.)


October 28, 2009 4:36 pm

Video: 350 at New Commons

A video of table dancing at New Commons, organized by the student group Bates Energy Action Movement, has been posted…


July 1, 2009 11:09 am

Arts' Desire

A sociology class plumbs the depths of student interest in creative arts at Bates


November 19, 2008 1:08 pm

Dining Services receives Workforce Achievement Award

Bates Dining Services has received a statewide award honoring commitment to the employment of people with disabilities.


November 13, 2008 12:00 pm

Fare to remember: Harvest Meal 2008

One of the campus community’s favorite gatherings, Bates’ annual Harvest Meal is nearly upon us.
The buffet dinner starts at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Commons. Dessert and a “Trashion Fashion Show,” a green-minded event where Bates people display apparel they have made from discarded materials, follows in the Gray Athletic Building.


May 9, 2008 1:52 pm

Commons dedication honors philanthropic response

Donors who supported construction of the new dining Commons at Bates College, including many Trustees, were honored Friday at the official dedication of the campus’ newest and most-used building.


March 7, 2008 11:04 am

A year later, U.S. Rep. Michaud inspects completed Commons

About a year after visiting Bates to see how the college is making itself more sustainable, U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud returned on March 7 for lunch and a tour of Bates’ new, “green” dining Commons.