Stories about "AESOP"
Wednesday, Sept. 6: Catching up at the OIE's reception, from left, are John Collantes '18 of Park Ridge, Ill., Sally Ceesay '18 of the Bronx, Jeanne Hua '18 of Honolulu, and Frederick Cheng '18 of San Leandro, Calif. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: Click the kaleidoscope and see the Class of 2021 everywhere

Friday, September 8, 2017 11:32 am

Photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo follow our first-years as they dive into life at Bates.

This year's co-coordinators of the college's Orientation-week Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program  are, from left, neuroscience major Katie Hartnett ’18 of St. Paul, Minn., geology major Kurt Niiler ’18, of Freedom, N.H., and environmental studies major Adair Andre '18 of Edina, Minn. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
AESOP student leaders gear up for Orientation centerpiece

Friday, August 25, 2017 10:40 am

The sweet spot of any AESOP trip — the three-night, four-day excursions each incoming first-year takes during Orientation — is the third day.

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Picture story: With the Class of 2020 on outdoor AESOP trips

Friday, September 9, 2016 2:53 pm

Images from the student-led AESOP outdoor trips during Orientation as Bates' newest students had fun getting to know Maine and each other.

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Slideshow: 26 student moments from Orientation and AESOP to Convocation, classes, and sports

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:00 pm

Here's what the Class of 2019 has experienced from the first day of Orientation to the first day of classes.

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Multimedia: Check out the Class of 2019’s Opening Day from morning to night

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 4:42 pm

The Class of 2019 began arriving early on Opening Day, the start of Orientation, with lots of help from current students and college staff.

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‘Community and connection’ are what’s in store for the arriving Class of 2019 on Aug. 31

Friday, August 28, 2015 11:38 am

After Opening Day on Aug. 31, the journey of becoming a bona fide Bates College student begins with Orientation.

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Slideshow: 24 moments as the Class of 2018 gets to know Bates and vice-versa

Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:00 pm

See what they experienced as Bates photographers Sarah Crosby and Phyllis Graber Jensen followed the Class of 2018 from its arrival on Aug. 25 through the first week of classes.

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Video: For AESOP trip leaders, Katahdin is the goal, camaraderie the result

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 12:04 pm

Joining a preorientation AESOP trip this year, photographer Mike Bradley captures the...

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Slide show: 21 pivotal first moments for the Class of 2017

Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:00 am

Take a look at 21 first moments for the Class of 2017, from move-in day to first week of classes.

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Bates in Brief Sightings: First-years return from AESOP excursions in Maine

Friday, March 15, 2013 3:53 pm

Gearing Up! Will a week in the wild prepare you for Bates?...

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