Stories about "Winter Carnival"
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 4:07 pm
Despite temperatures dipping into the single digits above zero, some 500 Bates students flocked to a local ski area for a takeover night.
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 3:49 pm
The pandemic showed us how quickly beloved traditions, silly or significant, can be disrupted. Hence the unbounded glee during this year's Puddle Jump — the Return!
Friday, February 8, 2019 12:26 pm
Earlier today, a 20th-century Bates Outing Club tradition was reignited when newly...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 2:51 pm
The spectacle of ski jumping from Mount David in 1936 was no less grand, or less popular, than the Olympic version.
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, January 20, 2017 11:12 am
With tuneage, food, and snow, students get together for a Winter Carnival rail jam on Jan. 17.
Friday, January 29, 2016 12:25 pm
For shredders of yore and of today, Mount David's elevation still provides the necessary inrun for ski jumps, though the takeoff spot is different.
Monday, January 13, 1997 3:20 pm
"Mardi Gras" has been selected as the theme for the 78th annual Bates College Winter Carnival, which includes a ceremonial torch lighting by Gov. Angus King at noon Friday, Jan. 17, on the front steps of the Statehouse in Augusta followed by a relay of the Winter Carnival torch to the Bates campus by student runners.