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

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

Sunday

March 10, 2013
12:42 pm

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

History Lesson: Chase Lounge sheds 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…