Stories about "Lake Andrews"
Slideshow: Osprey vs. goldfish at Lake Andrews

Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:00 am

Watch what happens when an osprey goes for the gold at Lake Andrews.

Recalling the 1998 restoration of Lake Andrews

Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:37 pm

Twenty years ago this summer, Bates began a major restoration of the Lake Andrews area. Learn what they found in the pond, and learn who got stuck in the muck.

Video: Experience two Reunion classics through time lapse

Friday, June 15, 2018 10:53 am

In just 90 seconds, check out the annual fireworks show and Alumni Parade at Reunion 2018.

Video: Anticipation, action, reaction at the 2018 Puddle Jump

Friday, February 2, 2018 11:09 am

The weather: pretty cold. The costumes: wigs and heels, goggles and pig noses, swimsuits and cow suits. Then: the jump.

Picture story: Puddle Jump 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017 5:44 pm

Check out photos and video of the Jan. 20 Puddle Jump at Lake Andrews, a joyous student tradition that happily leaves the question “Why?” unanswered.

Photo Story: Leaping, skimming, and freezing at the Puddle Jump

Friday, February 19, 2016 11:37 am

The Bates Puddle Jump, the annual, you-have-to-be mad dash from shore to pond, has been going strong as a student rite of passage since 1975. A new wrinkle for 2016: Pond skimming!

Slideshow: 2015 Puddle Jump hits great heights

Monday, January 26, 2015 1:06 pm

The annual Puddle Jump, held on Jan. 23 as part of Winter...

Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

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!

What Lurks in Lake Andrews?

Friday, June 15, 2012 12:00 am

Thanks to biology major Hannah Schultz ’12 and the college's scanning electron microscope, we’ve got some recent additions to the Puddle’s motley catalog.

Sun Journal creates splash with Puddle Jump video

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:28 am

Sun Journal photographer and videographer Daryn Slover stops by the 2011 Puddle...

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