Stories about "Student Life"
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Picture story: Arts Crawl 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017 12:03 pm

View photography of the 2017 Arts Crawl, an annual event celebrating the spontaneous spirit that makes Bates arts shine.

MacDonald joins his teammates in sprints in the Gray Athletic Building.
Bates at Night: First spring sports practices

Friday, February 17, 2017 10:48 am

"This is the first day coaches can officially do stuff with us," says shortstop Asher MacDonald '18 as he surveys the scene in the Gray Athletic Building.

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A five-snowstorm week at Bates? Snow problem! Just take a look

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:43 pm

Here are some scenes and sounds from campus as winter delivered a one-two-three-four-five punch.

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Video: A happy mix of newcomers and veterans propels women’s club ice hockey

Friday, February 10, 2017 12:31 pm

The Bates women's club ice hockey team is enjoying an unprecedented season. They are undefeated heading in to their final regular season game.

Students who shared their stories at the Dinner Table program on Dec. 2 pose for a photo. (Andree Kehn for Bates)
Video: Students tell their stories over the Dinner Table

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 4:09 pm

The Dinner Table storytelling program "taps into one of Bates’ enduring treasures: our value of community," says Crystal Williams.

Students flock to Lake Andrews for the annual Puddle Jump on Friday, Jan. 20 2017.
Picture story: Puddle Jump 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017 5:44 pm

Check out photos and video of the Jan. 20 Puddle Jump at Lake Andrews, a joyous student tradition that happily leaves the question “Why?” unanswered.

Speed and control are keys to broomball success. But you don't have to have either.
Bates at Night: Intramural broomball

Thursday, January 26, 2017 3:03 pm

Bates at Night takes in an evening of intramural broomball, a sport where even if you’re good at it, you're not very good.

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Video: Bobcat basketball leaders focus their team on Green Dot violence prevention

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:26 pm

"We all play a part in promoting an environment where everyone feels safe and included," says Malcolm Delpeche '17 of Wilmington, Del.

Thorn Merrill '19 of Morrisville, Vt., take to the rail jam behind Smith Hall.
Bates at Night: Skill ’N’ Grill

Friday, January 20, 2017 11:12 am

With tuneage, food, and snow, students get together for a Winter Carnival rail jam on Jan. 17.

Hadley Moreau '19 of Falmouth, Maine cycles across campus on a Den Delivery run.
Bates at Night: Bobcat Den Delivery

Friday, January 13, 2017 12:07 pm

From den to dorm, a nighttime look at the Bobcat Den Delivery operation on Jan. 11, 2017.

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