Stories about "Dining Commons"
Commons during lunch.

Thomas Sacchetti '16 of Princeton, N.J, a physics and math major who loves hot sauce on his chicken sandwich, He is wearing a shirt representing his favorite soccer team while studying abroad in Madrid.

Theriault speaks with Sean Lovett '18 of Groveland, Mass., at the Bobcat Bar where Lovett has chosen Alabama white barbecue and shepherd's pie.
Seven dining lessons from seven years of ‘new’ Bates Commons

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 5:10 pm

By opening the "new" Commons seven years ago, Bates leveraged traditional qualities of community, sustainability, and excellence in its dining operation.

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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Video: Students dish out creativity in Iron Chef competition

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:42 pm

Seven students create dishes from their own recipes, with the "theme ingredient" being food available in Commons.

Draft Day in New Commons

Friday, August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

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Indigenous Delights

Monday, December 21, 2009 1:01 pm

A collaboration between Dining Services and Multicultural Affairs, Bitsoie’s program was designed to increase representation of Native American culture on campus. (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, and Maine’s Indian tribes are working together to draw more Native American students into college.)

Video: 350 at New Commons

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 4:36 pm

A video of table dancing at New Commons, organized by the student...

Grant, fellowship recognize food service sustainability

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 10:48 am

“Bates College stood out as a best-practice example showing a broad level of impact across many aspects of sustainability.”

University Business honors Dining Services' commitment to sustainability, excellence

Thursday, October 1, 2009 12:59 pm

University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award...

H1N1 Update: Sept. 24, 2009

Thursday, September 24, 2009 2:09 pm

Dear Bates Community Members, Where we are We write again to keep...

Arts' Desire

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:09 am

A sociology class plumbs the depths of student interest in creative arts at Bates

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