Stories from 2021
Bates photographers’ favorite images of 2021

Friday, December 17, 2021 11:47 am

Welcome to the eighth annual Bates Photographers’ Favorites: 20 images from 2021, photographs and video clips, that try to answer the question, "What makes a photograph your favorite?”

Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
Thesis Cafe reminds Bates seniors that thesis is ‘a journey, not a destination’

Thursday, December 16, 2021 12:14 pm

Bates seniors came to Thesis Cafe "in droves" this semester, said Bridget Fullerton. Was it the Cheetos? The chill beats? “Or maybe it's breaking through COVID solitude."

Omelet anyone? Bates biochemistry students teach middle-schoolers about nutrition

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 2:53 pm

A Bates professor took classroom learning to another level this week, by helping her students connect to students at the Lewiston Middle School.

Anna Cote ’25 of Auburn, Maine, and Emily Gianunzio ’22 of Darien, Conn., pose on and by the Bates Bobcat.They are field hockey teammates this year; last year, Gianunzio, on a one-year leave from Bates because of the pandemic, coached Cote when the latter was a senior at St. Dom’s.
Video: From coach to teammate, a Bates field hockey story

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 2:02 pm

How Emily Gianunzio went from being Anna Cote's high school field hockey coach to her Bobcat teammate.

It’s finals week, and Bobcats make tracks to axe-tossing study break

Thursday, December 9, 2021 2:39 pm

Students put studying on the chopping block on Monday by doing some target practice — with axes.

19 items in the Bates library’s lost and found on Dec. 6, 2021

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:34 pm

It’s finals week, and we think students are foregoing routine tasks like...

Video: Behind the scenes of the Bates men’s basketball sportrait session

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 12:15 pm

"Basketball season is officially back!" That's how captain Stephon Baxter '23 sums up return of the team's annual sportrait session and the entire hoops season.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:13 pm

We’re not sure how December arrived on our doorstep as quickly as...

The 10 Bates Facebook posts with the greatest reach in 2021

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 3:58 pm

Featuring BatesNews stories, stories from the news media, alumni photography, and campus event videos, here's a list of the top 10 Bates Facebook posts of 2021.

A record-breaking Big Year for Maine birder Ethan Whitaker ’80

Friday, December 3, 2021 12:27 pm

All that stood — or perched, rather — between Ethan Whitaker ’80 and a Maine record was one rare bird.

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