Stories about "Student Life"
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Friday, June 7, 2024 8:48 am

This has been a month of firsts and lasts, of beginnings and…

From Iraq to Bates: ‘Sometimes, it’s the detours that lead us to our true destinies’

Friday, May 31, 2024 1:00 pm

From shelling in Iraq to the shelter of Bates, Mohammed Shwani '24 was able to find a public platform during Commencement Week to thank his parents and Bates for helping him achieve his dreams.

Make way for ducklings and the Bates Class of 2024 ivy stone

Thursday, May 23, 2024 4:00 pm

Amelia Hawkins ’24 wants her Bates classmates to graduate with a sense of hope, so she created an ivy stone design everyone can rally around: the ducks at Lake Andrews.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 3:21 pm

As we enter the home stretch of the academic year, the pace…

Slideshow: Lunch, supper, and ‘such a genuine bond within us’ in Commons, Part II

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 10:06 am

In Part II of our Day in the Life of Commons, meet more of the staff who create an awesome dining experience for students, and students who, in unison, speak their appreciation for such a happy place on campus.

‘A really amazing thing’: The 2024 Senior Thesis Exhibition has arrived

Friday, April 12, 2024 10:03 am

Photographs and text about the eight seniors who have moved their artwork from studios into the Bates Museum of Art for the 2024 Senior Thesis Exhibition — a "moment that validates what is possible."

Slideshow: Students, chefs, and breakfast in Commons (omelets, anyone?)

Thursday, April 11, 2024 5:45 pm

Hour by hour in dining Commons, featuring the staff who serve Bates students and, in turn, Bates students who serve them a heaping helping of appreciation and respect.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 3:15 pm

From thermoses in the classroom to preparation in the locker room, from eggs in the dining hall to wax in the studio, we’ve navigated campus from March to April.

Mic’d Up: Lacrosse captain Isla Cotter ’24 on life hacks, Vanessa Hudgens, and when it’s time to ‘lock in’

Friday, March 29, 2024 7:16 pm

A captain on the Bates women's lacrosse team, Cotter was mic'd up during a recent practice on Garcelon Field.

Campus Construction Update: March 22, 2024

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 9:57 am

With demolition finished by mid-February, the conversion of 96 Campus Avenue to student housing is now all about creation and renewal.

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