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Video: ‘It’s OK to struggle,’ says senior speaker Claire Naughton ’19

Friday, May 31, 2019 10:56 am

A lesser-known aspect of the myth of Daedalus and Icarus resonated with the senior speaker.

2019 Baccalaureate:Saturday May 25, 20192:00 p.m.Historic Quad Francisco "Franky" Urueta of Facility Services delivered the Baccalaureate Address.Baccalaureate is a gathering of graduating seniors and their families and friends to celebrate the journey through Bates and beyond. The service speaks through the languages of many religions and spiritualities, and celebrates with poetry, music, dance, and reflection.Seniors process into the service in their gowns, and all friends and family are welcome to attend. Seating is first-come, first-served on folding chairs. The rain site is in Merrill gym. The procession begins at 1:50, with a musical prelude before. Graduates will process and recess through trellises adorned with “blessing tags” bearing well-wishes from parents and guardians. For those who have not mailed in blessing tags, there will be a table and supplies for creating and hanging the tags before the service.
Video: Franky Urueta, famous for fist bumps and kind words, delivers 2019 Baccalaureate Address

Friday, May 31, 2019 9:11 am

Elected to speak by the Class of 2019, Urueta is a well-known Bates custodian, always greeting students with a kind word and his signature fist bumps.

These 10 Bates students were nominated by their peers to share their stories of joy, discomfort, growth, and at least one octopus. Before their performance in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall today, they posed on stage for a memento. Below, Martin Harrison '17 of Beachwood, Ohio, and Essence Hill '17 of Chicago.The Office of Intercultural Education sponsored this presentation, "Stories From the Dinner Table," and the storytelling sessions that built it. Storyteller Jo Radner served as a coach for the students. She said that all the student storytellers were dealing with difficult topics ("the hard stuff") in an "openhearted way." She said, "It's not the easiest to tell a story about a dilemma you haven't fixed yet."Student Storytellers are: Morgan Leeson '18 (red with blonde hair), oddball out themeChirayu Baral '19 (dark blue oxford shirt), too close for comfort themeEmily Bowen '19 (hair in braids) oddball out themeSarah Frankie Sigman '19 (headband), too close for comfort themeEllie Mata '17 (white sweater), too close for comfort themeEssence Hill '17 (scarf), oddball out themeMary Krathwohl '16 (blue plaid), too close for comfort themeMartin Harrison '17 (red plaid), oddball out themeKatharine Gaillard '19 (yellow skirt), oddball outTeddy Rube '16 (beard), Yikes! theme
Video: Chirayu Baral ’19 treasures ‘humility’ of the Bates faculty

Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:26 pm

Bates "does become a home," says Baral, who has come to treasure his connections to his professors.

Campus Construction Update: April 12, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:31 pm

CCU spent a few minutes on March 28 watching the obliteration of the houses in which we had worked until last fall.

Video: Feel the joy of a Bates student singing group

Friday, October 12, 2018 9:07 am

Being part of a Bates a cappella group is fun, no question. And the fun has a function.

Video: Following the Class of 2022 from move-in to first class

Thursday, August 30, 2018 6:01 pm

Video moments from the poignant first hours as the newest students begin to find their own place in the Bates College community.

Video: Men’s rowing at the IRA National Championship Regatta

Friday, June 15, 2018 10:54 am

The Bates men's rowing team went toe-to-toe with the giants of collegiate rowing in the Bobcats' first appearance at the IRA National Championship Regatta.

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: ‘They would end up in the Puddle’: Henry Seigel ’68 on skateboarding in 1965

Friday, June 15, 2018 10:25 am

Henry Seigel ’68 revisits the Bates Student article he wrote 53 years ago about a new campus phenomenon: skateboarding.

Video: Memorial 5K at Reunion is about friendship, family, and Bates community

Thursday, June 14, 2018 5:53 pm

Running the Memorial 5K at Reunion is “part of the reason I love Bates so much,” says one alum.

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