Stories about "The College"
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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.

Bill Curley '16 of Wilton, Conn., works with a participant in a session of the "How Everything Works" program at the Hillview Community Resource Center. Held in February 2016, the session explored first aid practices. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/BAtes College)
Student-picked Carignan grants strengthen Bates’ bonds with community

Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:06 am

With a committee of students picking recipients, Bates College has awarded Carignan Fund grants to seven community organizations that the college partners with.

Don Robitaille of Lewiston leads a cheer for Bates during the game on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.
Bates at Night: Alumni Gymnasium

Friday, February 3, 2017 12:07 pm

An octogenarian cheerleader, a ref with tender feet, and the newly temperate climate in Alumni Gym.

Tanks a lot: With a Cote crane poised for action, a rigger unfastens the Renewable Fuel Oil tank from its trailer on Dec. 9, 2016. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Jan. 27, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017 3:32 pm

A product related to the food flavoring Liquid Smoke is helping Bates cut the costs — in dollars and carbon emissions — of heating the campus.

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Picture story: MLK Day 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:56 pm

Photographs of the many and varied people, places, and events capture the compelling Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates.

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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.

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Video slideshow: Revisit 2016 in spectacular Bates College photography

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 9:55 am

Here's a video slideshow featuring Bates College images and themes of 2016 by college photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address on Jan. 16.
Video: Professors comment on MLK Day theme of ‘Reparations: Addressing Racial Injustices’

Friday, January 6, 2017 1:47 pm

Two faculty co-chairs of the Bates MLK Day Committee, philosopher Susan Stark and sociologist Michael Rocque, comment on this year's theme, “Reparations: Addressing Racial Injustices." Educator and author Khalil Gibran Muhammad delivers the Jan. 16 keynote.

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Q&A: Margaret Creighton on power and resistance in the Rainbow City

Friday, January 6, 2017 10:11 am

A book by Bates historian Margaret Creighton shows that "fair" isn't the best description of the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.

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