Stories about "Lake Andrews"
2016 puddle jump screen capture
Photo Story: Leaping, skimming, and freezing at the Puddle Jump

Friday, February 19, 2016 11:37 am

The Bates Puddle Jump, the annual, you-have-to-be mad dash from shore to pond, has been going strong as a student rite of passage since 1975. A new wrinkle for 2016: Pond skimming!

Slideshow: 2015 Puddle Jump hits great heights

Monday, January 26, 2015 1:06 pm

The annual Puddle Jump, held on Jan. 23 as part of Winter...

Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

Friday, May 23, 2014 10:33 am

When the Bobcat (Stu Abelson '97) waterskied across Lake Andrews 17 years ago today, ABC News was there to cover the story. Take a look!

What Lurks in Lake Andrews?

Friday, June 15, 2012 12:00 am

Thanks to biology major Hannah Schultz ’12 and the college's scanning electron microscope, we’ve got some recent additions to the Puddle’s motley catalog.

Sun Journal creates splash with Puddle Jump video

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:28 am

Sun Journal photographer and videographer Daryn Slover stops by the 2011 Puddle...

Midsummer Lakeside series continues with songwriter Carolyn Currie

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 3:46 pm

Maine singer-songwriter Carolyn Currie performs this week's installment of the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 16, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college's Lake Andrews.

Images of Bates: Summer 2008

Sunday, July 20, 2008 12:00 pm

Slideshow of images from Summer 2008.

Warwick couple’s $1-million gift funds Bates College campus restoration project

Wednesday, January 6, 1999 2:33 pm

A $1-million gift from Henry "Jack" Keigwin '59, and his wife, Beverly, of Warwick, R.I., has funded a major environmental restoration project and new granite amphitheater on the Bates College campus.

Andover student celebrates graduation by waterskiing on Lake Andrews

Tuesday, June 3, 1997 10:32 am

Stuart Abelson, a graduating senior from Andover, Mass., left Bates with a splash, when he waterskied across Lake Andrews on May 23, wearing a Bobcat mascot suit. Abelson was towed by a car driving alongside the two acre-size body of water that the students affectionately call "the puddle." Abelson's single pass on Lake Andrews lasted about 15 seconds.