Stories about "student life"
Men’s cross country hosted and won the Bates Invitational vs. Tufts, WPI, and Southern Maine at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:21 am

Here at Bates, our physical landscape complements our intellectual and social environments.

The Bates Community gathers on the Historic Quad for the college's Opening Convocation, featuring a procession with the Class of 2021, faculty and senior staff, a welcome and introduction by President Clayton Spencer, greetings from Walter Washington '19 of Fleetwood, N.Y., president of the Bates College Student Government, a Convocation Address "Summer Posts, Fall Possibilities," and a benediction by Brittany Longsdorf, multi faith Chaplain.
Walter Washington ’19 welcomes the Class of 2021 at Convocation

Friday, September 8, 2017 1:14 pm

"There is no way, absolutely no way, that I could have persevered through such an ordeal without being a part of the community that is Bates."

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Video: A happy mix of newcomers and veterans propels women’s club ice hockey

Friday, February 10, 2017 12:31 pm

The Bates women's club ice hockey team is enjoying an unprecedented season. They are undefeated heading in to their final regular season game.

Speed and control are keys to broomball success. But you don't have to have either.
Bates at Night: Intramural broomball

Thursday, January 26, 2017 3:03 pm

Bates at Night takes in an evening of intramural broomball, a sport where even if you’re good at it, you're not very good.

Hadley Moreau '19 of Falmouth, Maine cycles across campus on a Den Delivery run.
Bates at Night: Bobcat Den Delivery

Friday, January 13, 2017 12:07 pm

From den to dorm, a nighttime look at the Bobcat Den Delivery operation on Jan. 11, 2017.

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read finds a bit of camp in the campus tour

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 1:06 pm

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read, associate professor of French, has taken...

Lively Up Yourself

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 2:50 pm

As the semester ends, it seems appropriate to give you all a quick little recap. This has been a busy couple of months; I guess taking five classes, working three jobs, and wanting to soak up every Bates moment before going abroad might have been a bit much. I went on more sunrise paddles, sang in some more a cappella shows, frequented football games, and attended some wonderful dance parties