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Sunday

March 1, 2009
10:38 am

An international affair

Svitlana Orekhova ’09 of Donetskaya Oblast, Ukraine, poses for photographer Louisa Demmitt ’00 during the annual International Dinner. For the dinner, students prepare dishes from their homelands, often from family recipes passed down through the years.

Sunday

March 1, 2009
10:30 am

Passing Thought

With 4:34 remaining in the first half of the men’s basketball game vs. Bowdoin on Jan. 23, 2009, Neil Creahan ’10 of Hingham, Mass., drives between Bowdoin defenders and dishes to Jimmy O’Keefe ’10 of Lexington, Mass., for the layup.

Sunday

March 1, 2009
10:23 am

Vecsey reads Holocaust memoir sequel by Isaacson '65

Last winter, Judith Isaacson ’65, LL.D. ’94 got to hear her own words during a reading at the Lewiston Public Library by Katalin Vecsey, who read selections from Isaacson’s Seed of Sarah, a memoir published in 1990 that recounted her Holocaust experiences at the Auschwitz-Birkenau and Hessisch Lichtenau concentration camps.

Sunday

March 1, 2009
10:18 am

Bobcat Crossing

True, there’s no longer a ski jump on Mount David, but it’s still part of the Maine spirit to face winter with gusto (and insurance). Which is why a few Bates friends drove to Gilead, Maine, one winter day to create a road-gap jump.

Tuesday

February 17, 2009
5:26 pm

Women's hoops earn fourth seed in NESCACs

The team finished the regular season with a 62-51 loss at No. 18 nationally ranked Tufts University on Feb. 14 at Cousens Gymnasium.The Bobcats finish 16-8 overall and 5-4 in the conference, and earn the fourth seed in next weekend’s NESCAC Championship. Bates will host fifth-seeded Trinity College (16-7, 4-5 NESCAC) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, in the tournament quarterfinals.

Tuesday

February 17, 2009
5:08 pm

Men's basketball earns sixth seed in NESCAC Championship

After defeating NESCAC rival Tufts 77-65 on Feb. 14, Bates finishes the regular season at 13-11 overall and 4-5 in conference play. The Bobcats have earned the sixth seed in the NESCAC Championship and will play at No. 3 seed Williams (16-7, 6-2) Saturday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. in the conference playoff quarterfinals.

Monday

February 16, 2009
4:38 pm

Jazz groups feature talented musicians

Ben Smeltzer ’10, of the Bates Jazz Combo, rocks the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall as part of the evening program for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. The combo’s members participate in the college’s jazz band.

Monday

February 16, 2009
4:22 pm

Bates Dining features many choices

Bates Dining pizza chef Tina Vallerand performs her wizardry at the brick oven in the new Bates Dining Commons. A favorite of Bates students, Commons pizza is one of many popular choices that appears regularly on the Bates Dining menu.

Friday

February 13, 2009
4:50 pm

Peaking for the 2009 NCAA skiing championships

Sam Evans-Brown ’09 completes a breakout weekend with his second consecutive fifth-place finish in the Bates Winter Carnival. In March, Bates hosts the 2009 NCAA National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Skiing Championships and partners with two of Maine’s outstanding skiing venues: Sunday River in Bethel and Black Mountain in Rumford.