Stories about "The College"
Look What We Found: Michael Rocque’s fun house

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 5:34 pm

“There are a lot of messages in this office,” says Assistant Professor of Sociology Michael Rocque, “and one of them is that it's OK to play with toys.”

Convocation 2018 remarks: President Clayton Spencer

Friday, September 7, 2018 12:16 pm

President Spencer considers the famous phrase "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Is it false hope? Or a call to action?

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.

Picture story: The academic year kicks off

Friday, September 7, 2018 9:03 am

See all the photography of Orientation Week, from Opening Day to Convocation to the women's soccer season opener.

2018 Convocation: Practice empathy — and let it transform you

Thursday, September 6, 2018 11:05 am

At Bates’ 2018 Convocation, the theme of making a difference in the world gained a sharp new urgency.

Video: Following the Class of 2022 from move-in to first class

Thursday, August 30, 2018 6:01 pm

Video moments from the poignant first hours as the newest students begin to find their own place in the Bates College community.

Slideshow: Hour by hour on Opening Day for the Bates Class of 2022

Thursday, August 30, 2018 10:09 am

Dropping a child off at college, said a new Bates parent, is a unique feeling: "so happy and so sad at the same time — and so proud."

Campus Construction Update: Aug. 31, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018 9:05 am

If you have worked with them, you know that sand and paving blocks complement each other in deeply gratifying ways.

Now on our doorstep, the Class of 2022 ‘represents Bates College history’

Friday, August 24, 2018 8:00 am

Selected from the largest applicant pool in college history, the 550 members of the Class of 2022 arrives on Monday.

How to be ‘a guide on the side’ and other tips for new Bates College parents

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 9:34 am

Of the ways parents can support their newly fledged students, one of the most valuable is easing back and trusting them to figure college out.

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