Archives for "History Lesson"

A story about the Bates past that tells us something about the present.


Thursday

June 5, 2014 11:50 am

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

The centerpiece of the 1914 Reunion was the first-ever Alumni Parade, a “historico-humorous parade of classes about the field.”

Sunday

March 10, 2013 12:42 pm

History Lesson: Chase Lounge sheds function-room identity in favor of casual chilling

History Lesson: Chase Lounge sheds function-room identity in favor of casual chilling

Once the rare Bates place where boy could meet girl (and vice-versa), Chase Lounge sheds its function-room identity in favor of casual chilling

Tuesday

June 19, 2012 3:00 pm

History Lesson: Magazine covers through the years

‘With Some Trepidation’ Heard a lot about “joining the conversation”? Harry Rowe, Class of 1912, was ahead of that game…

Friday

June 15, 2012 12:00 am

From the Archives: Hot dog poem and skulls

Ode to a Hot Dog In 1938, while on a “splurge” with Wilson House friends at Jimmy’s Diner in downtown…