Stories about "Puddle Jump"
Friday, February 7, 2020 10:20 am
Bates photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen covers the college’s unforgettable Lake Andrews winter ritual.
Friday, February 8, 2019 12:26 pm
Earlier today, a 20th-century Bates Outing Club tradition was reignited when newly...
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.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 7:08 pm
One, two, three!...Pictures aplenty from the 2018 Puddle Jump, Bates' signature winter student tradition.
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.
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!
Monday, January 26, 2015 1:06 pm
The annual Puddle Jump, held on Jan. 23 as part of Winter...
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.
Friday, January 20, 2012 6:27 pm
Here are a few scenes from the 2012 edition of the annual...
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:28 am
Sun Journal photographer and videographer Daryn Slover stops by the 2011 Puddle...