Stories about "Commons"
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:30 pm
The Bobcat has been a lunchtime mainstay since 2008, when the current Commons opened — with its signature brick oven.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 11:22 am
“The students live here, so this is their home, this is their kitchen," says sous chef Michael Staffenski of Dining Services.
Friday, October 26, 2018 9:41 am
A lot from the Plot: With nearly a ton of produce delivered to happy diners in Commons, Bates' garden got off to a bountiful start.
Friday, June 8, 2018 11:52 am
Whether it's the unlimited food or the great choices, Commons is the place to come together.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 7:47 pm
Amidst a "constellation of humans" in Commons at noontime, Emilio Valadez ’18 is nourished by something greater than lunch.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 3:39 pm
As of April 24, as a way to reduce the amount of waste Bates College sends to the landfill, Dining Services will no longer stock paper cups in Commons.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:24 pm
Take an interactive, then-and-now look at a six Bates places that have seen great changes over the years.
Friday, December 14, 2007 11:05 am
If the schedule holds, in about 10 weeks Dining Services will serve the first meals in Bates College's new Commons.
Thursday, October 25, 2007 10:48 am
A new parking lot behind Merrill Gymnasium opening around Thanksgiving will ease the squeeze that Bates College motorists have felt the past six months.
Thursday, October 25, 2007 9:45 am
The new dining Commons should be open for business when students return from break on Feb. 25, 2008, project manager Paul Farnsworth reports.