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Friday

August 20, 2010 2:48 pm

Campus Construction Update, Aug. 20, 2010: 10 Frye St.

This fall, 23 Bates students will find themselves studying, socializing and sleeping inside a lesson in local architectural history. Acquired by Bates in summer 2009, the large brick house at 10 Frye St. is the latest addition to the college’s stock of student residences. But it’s one of the older buildings in the fleet, dating to 1873.

Friday

August 20, 2010 2:42 pm

Campus Construction Update: Aug. 20, 2010

A 19th-century house is Bates’ newest student residence, the green carpet is rolled out at Garcelon Field and Campus Construction Update is beaming as the steelwork continues at Hedge and Roger Williams halls.

Thursday

July 22, 2010 12:32 pm

With Young Dancers Workshop, festival bridges gap in dance education

Five days a week for three weeks in June and July, 100 student dancers spend hours perfecting their technique in studios, gymnasiums and classrooms around the Bates campus. These accomplished students come from the U.S. and abroad to attend the Young Dancers Workshop, part of the nationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival.

Thursday

July 15, 2010 3:24 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of July 12, 2010

We all know that being able to deal effectively with boundary issues is key to a well-evolved personality. The Garcelon Field renovation passed such a developmental milestone July 8 with the completion of its concrete “anchor curb.” Meanwhile, these days “Hedge Hall is really all about steel,” says project manager Paul Farnsworth. (At last we’re past the days when it was all about drainage.) Trucks bearing Hedge Hall’s new steel skeleton should start to arrive Monday, July 19.

Thursday

July 1, 2010 3:06 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of June 28, 2010

Hedge and Roger Williams halls have stopped shrinking and will soon start to grow. And just how green is the Garcelon Field project?

Wednesday

March 3, 2010 3:36 pm

It can be arranged: The art of setting songs for a cappella

For three years, I have sung oohs, ahs and na-nas with The Crosstones. Having never been in an a cappella group before, I started out wary of singing in semi-circles and using bizarre syllables to recreate Billy Joel’s greatest hits. But after spending my first year at Bates watching numerous a cappella performances in packed rooms all over campus, I was hooked.

Thursday

February 25, 2010 9:54 am

Function and beauty come together in Bates ceramicist's work

Paul Heroux, a ceramicist on the Bates studio art faculty who has been described as a “painter who uses clay as his canvas,” is one of 15 members of the Maine Crafts Association showing work in “The Inspired Hand IV,” an exhibition in the Atrium Gallery at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College.

Friday

February 12, 2010 4:09 pm

Student video shows the right way to recycle

By Kelly Cox  ’11 Stressing the importance of keeping recyclables out of trash and trash out of recyclables, Rob Little…

Tuesday

January 26, 2010 8:34 am

Brooks Quimby takes on Yale, hosts tournament

The atmosphere in the College Chapel was one of excitement on Jan. 21 as the Brooks Quimby Debate Council held its annual public debate against rival Yale. Anticipation ran high, given Quimby’s long tradition of excellence and Yale’s current position as the world’s top-ranked American team. Accordingly, a large and enthusiastic contingent of Bates students, both debaters and non-debaters, attended. The audience included Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and a group of Yale supporters.

Friday

January 22, 2010 12:59 pm

Impressions from Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2010

Seven Bates students share their impressions from the myriad programming the college offered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2010.