Stories by Freddie Wright
Friday, January 27, 2023 9:00 am
Step into the costume shop, ground zero for the many costumes in the Bates Theater Department's upcoming production of "Much Ado About Nothing" in the first "peek behind the curtain" of the production process.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 11:48 am
Saying “yes" to the voice inside us that calls for activism, "is your way of speaking your purpose into existence," said Keith Hamilton Cobb, an actor and playwright who delivered the keynote address for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates College.
Thursday, January 12, 2023 11:49 am
Two distinctive posters for Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates celebrates the idea that "the history of MLK is beautiful," says Olivia Orr, the graphic designer who created the posters. "We're allowed to be joyful and artistic and expressive.”
Friday, December 16, 2022 8:53 am
Hugs were had, congratulations traded, and champagne and cola shaken and opened. Another edition of a sweet Bates ritual, melding academics, friendship, and community, neared its end.
Thursday, December 8, 2022 2:14 pm
An 80s-inspired Black queer horror flick, the 100th anniversary of Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary, and insights into Maine's rich — and often overlooked — history.
Friday, December 2, 2022 10:19 am
Bates students held their own version of a paint and sip night at the Ronj to paint postcards to express gratitude to someone special in their lives
Friday, December 2, 2022 10:03 am
Watch Bobcats strut their stuff during the annual Trashion Show, where students model outfits designed by fellow students and made from campus trash.
Friday, November 18, 2022 12:43 pm
The 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, a new study showing the effects of global warming on the Gulf of Maine, and a new mission to the moon.
Friday, November 18, 2022 9:59 am
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” as the proverb goes, and students took it to heart — and to the runway — during the 16th annual Trashion Show, and the first in-person edition since 2019.
Thursday, November 10, 2022 6:15 pm
Executive Chef Owen Keene shares kitchen and shopping tips with students in hopes it will make their life after Bates a little easier, and a little tastier.