Theophil Syslo

Stories by Theophil Syslo
Timelapse: Mount David Summit 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019 3:12 pm

A camera, a motor, and a dolly capture the totality of the research, learning, and personal journeys contained within the Perry Atrium.

Video: Don’t just accept what you’re told, says Carlyle Turner ’19 — ‘challenge it’

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:13 am

A psychology major, Turner talks about the "mental sweat" and professors' guidance needed to gain essential skills for today's world.

Convocation, held at 11 a.m. today on the Historic Quad, “provided Bates with an opportunity to welcome the Class of 2022, to celebrate the opening of the college, and to consider, as a community, our shared goals and hopes for the academic year,” said President Clayton Spencer..Led by the College Mace Bearer Michael Murray, Phillips Processor of Economics, the Convocation procession included President Spencer, Student Body President Walter Washington '19 of Fleetwood, N.Y., and Associate Professor of History Joe Hall..According to Spencer, “the College has resuscitated what was once a Convocation tradition at Bates: asking the outgoing senior class to select a faculty speaker for the incoming freshman class.” In this case, the Class of 2018 chose Hall to address the Class of 2022 -- and the entire Bates community. His talk was titled, “Questions for Bates.”.Immediately following Convocation, members of the Bates community attended a brief tree-planting ceremony, on the Quad behind Carnegie Science, held in memory of those in the Bates community who died during the past year. The ceremony was followed by a lunch will be served on the Library Quad for the college community.
Video: For Walter Washington ’19, “it started with taking an opportunity”

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:09 am

An award-winning senior, Washington offers advice to Batesies just starting out.

Video: Student talent and creativity take the stage on Sangai Asia Night

Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:04 pm

“Seeing all the Asian cultures come together and celebrate each other’s art” — that's Sangai Asia Night at Bates.

Bates at Night: Trashion Show 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018 2:30 pm

The annual Bates Trashion Show is a night of fun, with a message.

Bates at Night: Preparing dinner with Dining Services

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 11:22 am

“The students live here, so this is their home, this is their kitchen," says sous chef Michael Staffenski of Dining Services.

Video: Feel the joy of a Bates student singing group

Friday, October 12, 2018 9:07 am

Being part of a Bates a cappella group is fun, no question. And the fun has a function.

Bates at Night: It’s ‘murder’ in Chase Hall, thanks to the Robinson Players

Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:43 pm

At 9:22 on Wednesday night, a blood-curdling scream erupted from within Chase Hall. Crime? None. Fun? Tons.

Bates at Night: S’mores and more at the Bates Outing Club Lean-to

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 12:57 pm

“S'mores and campfires in the outdoors have been parts of the most empowering and connecting experiences during my time at Bates,” says Chandler Ryan ’19.

Bates at Night: Victory at home

Friday, September 7, 2018 9:21 am

Under the Garcelon Field lights for the first Bobcat contest of the new year.

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