Stories about "Winter Carnival"
Students flock to Lake Andrews for the annual Puddle Jump on Friday, Jan. 20 2017.
Picture story: Puddle Jump 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017 5:44 pm

Check out photos and video of the Jan. 20 Puddle Jump at Lake Andrews, a joyous student tradition that happily leaves the question “Why?” unanswered.

Thorn Merrill '19 of Morrisville, Vt., take to the rail jam behind Smith Hall.
Bates at Night: Skill ’N’ Grill

Friday, January 20, 2017 11:12 am

With tuneage, food, and snow, students get together for a Winter Carnival rail jam on Jan. 17.

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Images of Mount David ski jumps, 1939 and 2016

Friday, January 29, 2016 12:25 pm

For shredders of yore and of today, Mount David's elevation still provides the necessary inrun for ski jumps, though the takeoff spot is different.

Winter carnival to be held

Monday, January 13, 1997 3:20 pm

"Mardi Gras" has been selected as the theme for the 78th annual Bates College Winter Carnival, which includes a ceremonial torch lighting by Gov. Angus King at noon Friday, Jan. 17, on the front steps of the Statehouse in Augusta followed by a relay of the Winter Carnival torch to the Bates campus by student runners.