Stories about "Alumni Walk"
Six Bates places back then (under construction) and now (wow!)

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:24 pm

Take an interactive, then-and-now look at a six Bates places that have seen great changes over the years.

Yarn bomb is a different kind of benchwarmer

Friday, April 5, 2013 1:23 pm

Julia Foxworth '13 of New York City, at right, spent much of April 5 "bombing" a bench on Alumni Walk -- yarn bombing, that is.

Campus Construction Update, Oct. 1, 2010: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

Friday, October 1, 2010 2:12 pm

So here we were contemplating the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls and thinking, Steel, baby, steel! It's all about the steel! -- But that's so two weeks ago. Because now it's all about the wood.

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 4

Friday, February 8, 2008 10:23 am

With the official opening just weeks away, the new dining Commons passed a milestone early on Feb. 7: the arrival of its first truckload of food.

Campus construction update: Week of Dec. 10

Friday, December 14, 2007 11:05 am

If the schedule holds, in about 10 weeks Dining Services will serve the first meals in the new Commons. "It's going to be a fabulous facility," Dining Services director Christine Schwartz told Campus Construction Update during a conversation about the transition from old to new.

Campus construction update: Week of Nov. 26

Friday, November 30, 2007 12:34 pm

Just a few months ago, new construction projects at Bates were transforming a swath of campus that extended from Mount David to Merrill Gym. Now, like a Hollywood crane shot where the camera swoops down from lofty to intimate, the focus of construction at Bates is closing in on the interior of the new dining Commons.

Campus Construction Update: Week of Oct. 22, 2007

Thursday, October 25, 2007 10:48 am

A new parking lot behind Merrill Gymnasium opening around Thanksgiving will ease the squeeze that Bates College motorists have felt the past six months.

Campus Construction Update: Week of Nov. 5, 2007

Thursday, October 25, 2007 9:45 am

The new dining Commons should be open for business when students return from break on Feb. 25, 2008, project manager Paul Farnsworth reports.

Campus Construction Update: Week of Oct. 8, 2007

Friday, October 12, 2007 12:41 pm

Oct. 8 was a red-letter day at 280 College St., as the outdoor gas grill at the new student residence was fired up for the first time. Residence coordinators Jenn Linton '08 and Matt Lopez '08 hosted an inaugural cookout that had been delayed a couple weeks while shipping damage to the grill was fixed.

Campus Construction Update: Week of Sept. 24, 2007

Friday, September 28, 2007 2:11 pm

A Sept. 27 storm occasioned an Alumni Walk first: emergency vehicles responding to a campus alarm after lightning caused a power surge.

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