Stories about "Bates history"
Thursday, April 4, 2019 4:38 pm
When you're launching a new college, as Oren Cheney was doing on this day in 1855, you sweat the details, you don’t suffer fools, and you watch your money.
Friday, May 22, 2015 9:47 am
Bates and Bates people are part of the main event in coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston boxing match held in Lewiston.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 12:49 pm
Today, Jan. 23, hundreds of Bates students will take turns making a quick dash onto and into Lake Andrews. Yep, the Puddle Jump is upon us.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 1:02 pm
A beam of light illuminates King at the podium, as if conferring a celestial blessing.
Friday, May 23, 2014 10:33 am
When the Bobcat (Stu Abelson '97) waterskied across Lake Andrews 17 years ago today, ABC News was there to cover the story. Take a look!
Thursday, March 27, 2014 2:08 pm
On his centennial today, what everyone should know about Edmund Muskie '36, our iconic U.S. statesman and environmental pioneer.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 5:21 pm
Essays, articles and poems in The Bates Student captured emotions and innocence.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 6:39 pm
Reunion Weekend was an opportune time to discover who coined the cheer "Great day to be a Bobcat."
Friday, March 22, 2013 11:30 am
Bates presents award-winning Benjamin Mays biographer Randal Maurice Jelks on March 25.
Friday, October 26, 2012 9:30 am
The Chapel became the Peter J. Gomes Chapel on Oct. 25 as hundreds gathered to remember the late preacher and teacher in words and song.