Stories about "Student Life"
Thursday, November 16, 2023 5:00 am
See Bates students on the Trashion runway in fashions crafted from cardboard boxes, name tags, plastic bags, transit cards, zero-balance gift cards, face masks, newspapers, paper banners, bubble wrap, sticky notes, and paperback book pages.
Friday, November 10, 2023 1:44 pm
For folks who've just climbed aboard the Bobcat bandwagon, here are 12 CatFacts about this year's historic field hockey program, team, and players.
Thursday, November 9, 2023 2:40 pm
As we were setting out items for this edition of Ladd Library Lost & Found, retired math professor Bonnie Shulman stopped by because a venerable Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus calculator caught her eye.
Friday, November 3, 2023 10:37 am
Pain and worry had ruled days and nights since the Lewiston shootings. But now, at twilight on a frosty fall day, there could be, and were, smiles everywhere as children and families flocked from the Lewiston community to the Bates campus.
Friday, November 3, 2023 10:25 am
"Generosity and care and eagerness to help, to support, to embrace...remind us of human goodness. They remind us to hold onto hope," said President Garry W. Jenkins during a Vigil for Grief and Remembrance held in Gomes Chapel on the one-week anniversary of the Lewiston shootings.
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 3:41 pm
The Bates libero is full of energy, encouragement, and wit for all those around her: “Ooh, she’s smart, she goes to Bates!”
Friday, October 13, 2023 10:40 am
Here's an interview by Chris Bond '81 with Tom King ’58, who is believed to be the last in a long line of students who lived in Hathorh Hall and rang the Hathorn bell by hand up to 19 times every class day.
Friday, October 13, 2023 9:19 am
Our latest in an occasional roundup of quotable quotes from Bates people, including the dean of students' advice to be kind to one's self; a Bates professor praising her summer researchers; and a Bobcat volleyball player going for the victory.
Friday, September 29, 2023 1:33 am
Inger didn’t have the kind of first year at Bates that she anticipated. But disappointment led Inger discover a daily meditation practice that gave her resilience, strength, and a daily dose of joy.
Thursday, September 28, 2023 2:11 pm
Even when Bates students immerse themselves in their work, typing away on their laptops, their personalities are still on display.