Stories about "Student Life"
Bates Women's Ultimate Frisbee team practices on the Bardwell Street field.Known as Cold Front, the Bates women’s Ultimate team competes in the Division III College Championships.From Josie Gillett:Coldfront, the Bates Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team, is excited to have qualified for the Division III National Championship for the third time in team history! Coldfront is one of 16 women’s teams that qualified, and we will be headed to Rockford, Illinois, for the weekend of May 19–20 to play against the best of the best.Coldfront is a young team with a lot of grit and heart, and we strive to embody a core value of Ultimate Frisbee: the spirit of the game. Coaches Mohdis Baker ’14 and Chase Baker each bring a decade of experience in the Maine Ultimate programs to assist us in reaching our fullest potential.This year has been incredible for Coldfront. We have been pouring our hearts into this season: waking up for early morning track workouts, practicing until 11 p.m. out in the snowy Maine winters, and crafting new ways to bring positive energy to our team on and off the field. Our hard work has paid off! We have a record of 19-1 and are moving on to nationals as the number two seed. check out this sick highlight vid of us: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=158O7IVK3uw
Video: Josie Gillett ’19, the ‘future’ of women’s ultimate, arrives now

Friday, May 17, 2019 10:00 am

Gillett got a prophetic team nickname when she joined the Bates women's club team as a first-year: "Future."

Video: How Sarah Rothmann ’19 learned to take a ‘step beyond’

Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:41 pm

“I just didn’t want to take any risks,” recalls Rothmann of her first-year mindset. But that sure has changed.

Eugene Kim '08 teaches a practitioner taught marketing course, with guest speakers from Lululemon, a yoga clothing company.Featuring two students in the course, David Akinyemi ‘21 from Bealeton, Va., and Mamta Saraogi '21 from West Bengal, India.“Screw Your Brand:” Marketing with Higher Purpose for the Conscious Human"Lead Practitioner: Eugene Kim, Bates ’08Course Overview: Brands and products are a dime a dozen. In today’s world of overabundance, overstimulation, and endless access to information, the brands and companies with staying power are doing more than just marketing. In this course, students learn what it means to be a purpose-driven marketer and how brands and companies build relationships with their audience through community-building and analog connection. We discuss how companies with higher purpose market differently than product-driven companies, and how that can activate at the local level. Students learn the fundamentals of building a brand and marketing campaign, but this course challenges them to think outside the box of traditional marketing strategies to leverage brand building and marketing to create and leave lasting change in the community around them.
In practitioner-taught course, students learn to market with purpose

Friday, May 10, 2019 12:34 pm

In this practitioner-taught Short Term course, marketing consultant Eugene Kim ’08 teaches students how to align marketing with social good.

Video: In march to NESCAC playoffs, baseball keeps things seriously fun

Friday, May 10, 2019 10:38 am

The Bobcats completed their best NESCAC East season in program history this year, finishing 9-3. Find out what makes the team so special.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 10:42 am

We submit these images as evidence: Spring has arrived, albeit a bit late, at Bates.

Items from the Bates artifacts collection, 1860s to 2011.See: bates.edu/muskie-archives/EADFindingAids/MC098.htmlIncluding: peace pipe used during class day; banners;Cornet used by Levi Washington Ballard who organized the Maine State Seminary Band; conk found by Outing Club; Paperweight with drawing of a scene from Bates vs Bowdoin football game of Oct. 29, 1898 showing William A. Saunders '99 with the ball and a score of Bates 6 and Bowdoin; nurse pin; shaving set; white cane used by President Phillips.
From the Archives: Tree conk, peace pipe, and football paperweight

Friday, May 3, 2019 11:30 am

From a paperweight inspired by a big Bates win to a peace pipe that raises questions, here are a few items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.

Men’s hockey team returns from student-organized China tournament

Friday, April 26, 2019 12:13 pm

Co-captain Bob Xu '19 of Beijing helped pave the way for the men's hockey team's appearance in a China tourney — one that Xu himself helped organize.

These 10 Bates students were nominated by their peers to share their stories of joy, discomfort, growth, and at least one octopus. Before their performance in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall today, they posed on stage for a memento. Below, Martin Harrison '17 of Beachwood, Ohio, and Essence Hill '17 of Chicago.The Office of Intercultural Education sponsored this presentation, "Stories From the Dinner Table," and the storytelling sessions that built it. Storyteller Jo Radner served as a coach for the students. She said that all the student storytellers were dealing with difficult topics ("the hard stuff") in an "openhearted way." She said, "It's not the easiest to tell a story about a dilemma you haven't fixed yet."Student Storytellers are: Morgan Leeson '18 (red with blonde hair), oddball out themeChirayu Baral '19 (dark blue oxford shirt), too close for comfort themeEmily Bowen '19 (hair in braids) oddball out themeSarah Frankie Sigman '19 (headband), too close for comfort themeEllie Mata '17 (white sweater), too close for comfort themeEssence Hill '17 (scarf), oddball out themeMary Krathwohl '16 (blue plaid), too close for comfort themeMartin Harrison '17 (red plaid), oddball out themeKatharine Gaillard '19 (yellow skirt), oddball outTeddy Rube '16 (beard), Yikes! theme
Video: Chirayu Baral ’19 treasures ‘humility’ of the Bates faculty

Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:26 pm

Bates "does become a home," says Baral, who has come to treasure his connections to his professors.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Monday, April 8, 2019 3:01 pm

Around here, it seems like winter, spring, classes, and exams are sitting at a four-way stop, each waiting for the others to get going.

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.

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