Stories about "Crosstones"
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‘What Does the Bobcat Say’ parody video ‘might be the best one’ out there

Monday, November 4, 2013 3:32 pm

Among the many Fox parody videos in circulation, the Bates version "might be the best one!"

It can be arranged: The art of setting songs for a cappella

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 3:36 pm

For three years, I have sung oohs, ahs and na-nas with The Crosstones. Having never been in an a cappella group before, I started out wary of singing in semi-circles and using bizarre syllables to recreate Billy Joel's greatest hits. But after spending my first year at Bates watching numerous a cappella performances in packed rooms all over campus, I was hooked.

Parents Weekend

Friday, October 10, 2008 12:00 pm

So last weekend the campus was flooded with parents and younger siblings checking out the Bates scene. My parents couldn’t make the trip from Chicago this year, so Parents Weekend meant a few other things for me.