Stories about "Merrill Gymnasium"
Campus Construction Update: Sept. 6, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019 2:19 pm

The weeks of clanging and sooty diesel puffs at Bates' Bonney Science Center site ended with the driving of pipe pile No. 260, the last pile driven to stabilize the marine clay underlying the site.

Video: Relive the Blackout Relay — the night the lights went out in Merrill

Friday, February 9, 2018 10:20 am

The Maine State Championships in men's indoor track proceed like any other meet — until the final event. That's when the lights go out, and the fun begins.

Bates at Night: Running, jumping, climbing in Merrill Gym

Friday, January 12, 2018 10:14 am

On Tuesday night, students flex their muscles, train their bodies, and exercise parts of their minds probably untapped by their studies.

Video: time-lapse of Merrill’s transformation from gym to inaugural stage

Thursday, November 1, 2012 4:30 pm

Merrill Gym undergoes a transformation from sports venue to theatrical stage for the inauguration of Clayton Spencer.

Walter Slovenski, legendary track and cross country coach, dies at 79

Wednesday, September 8, 1999 12:00 am

Legendary Bates College track and cross country coach Walter Slovenski, 79, died Sept. 8 at Central Maine Medical Center, surrounded by his family, after a long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at the Bates Chapel on Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. followed by a reception at the Benjamin E. Mays Center on campus.