Stories about "Student Life"
Picture Story: ‘Gems of love, gems of endurance’ at Bates Commencement 2021

Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:21 pm

The immersive photography of Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo shines brightly in this picture story about Commencement 2021 on May 27.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 1:53 pm

As the beauty of spring emerges, we experience bittersweet acknowledgments: of the work that remains to be done, the sudden anticipation of goodbyes, and contemplation of life after graduation.

19 items in the Library’s Lost and Found on May 10, 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:51 pm

As we were setting out items for Library Lost and Found, Elliott Vahey ’23 stopped by. And pointed. “That’s my bike lock key!”

Say What? Bates quotes from here and there: April 30, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021 10:57 am

There's a lot to talk about these days: the return to sports, racial issues, and what the skies above Bates might bring.

Ask the College Experts: Evaluating what your experience will be like

Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:36 pm

Rankings. Buildings. Those matter in the college search. But it's also important to imagine what your experience will be like. Senior Associate Dean of Students Carl Steidel explains how.

Judith Ayugi
Help! From textbooks and course registration to the campus shuttle

Monday, April 5, 2021 5:01 pm

A College Store coordinator helps students safely purchase what they require to...

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 10:47 am

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot...

One year after it was dedicated on New Year's Eve 2019, Lewiston-born and internationally recognized artist Charlie Hewitt’s 30-foot long aluminum sculpture continues to shine brightly on the side of Bates Mill No. 5 on Main Street, where it's framed by holiday lights on nearby Lincoln Street.We remain hopeful, joining Hewitt in his wish that the sign remain lit “24/7 for years to come.” Here's to a happy, healthy, and peaceful new year for all.
Slideshow: A year of COVID, from sudden shutdown to hopeful reopening

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:56 pm

It's been one year since the pandemic shut the campus. Take a look at this photo-driven review of what's happened since.

Ask the College Experts: Finding a culture of activism

Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:54 am

Prospective college students say they want a campus experience that support their activism. Noelle Chaddock, Ph.D., vice president for equity and inclusion at Bates, explains how to find that college.

Magician Abby Segal ’23 to appear on ‘Penn & Teller: Fool Us’

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:14 pm

The immense disruption of COVID-19 offered Segal a magical opportunity to appear on the TV show Penn & Teller: Fool Us.

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