On December 2 at 2:00 a.m. ET, the Senate passed the new tax overhaul (HR1) by a 51-49 vote. Earlier in November, the House passed a similar, though not identical bill. Before the bill can be sent to the president for his signature the House and.
There are three things a Batesie must do before graduation: jump into the Puddle in February, climb Mount David, and complete a thesis. The first two tasks are relatively easy and short. A person could accomplish the former in under five seconds and.
Chiron: in Greek mythology he is the famed tutor responsible for teaching some of the great heroes, from Achilles to Hercules, Theseus to Jason. But the Bates campus learned on Wednesday, March 1 that Chiron could also refer to the protagonist in.
At some point in your elementary school career, you were probably involved in a variety show that parents put on, or you were relegated to sit in the audience and clap dutifully once the acts finished. (I shamelessly represent this segment of the.
“Well-behaved women seldom make history.” Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich famously wrote these words which have snowballed and taken on a life of their own. This quote reminds me that, while sometimes only the.
When I was a little girl, I learned the difference between good tears and bad ones. Bad tears belonged to scraped knees, while the happy kind came from laughing until my sides hurt and then laughing some more. But sometimes, once in a blue moon, an.
Australia. When we think of this island nation, some fun facts come up. It’s the only country that is also a continent (my seventh grade geography coming in clutch with that tid-bit), it’s home to adorable kangaroos and, yes, at its inception,.
Is it okay to want nice things? Is it acceptable to be stereotypical? Do people really mean what they say? These are just a few of the questions explored in David Ives’ “Ancient History,” directed by Will Sartorius ’16. Performed in.
Art has a funny way of seeping into our everyday lives. It can be seen in the tantalizing colors of the autumn leaves, the deafening quiet of a blanket of fresh snow or the crashing of waves against the hot sand. This year, the Bates College Museum.
I never thought I would feel pity for a hangman. After watching Timberlake Wertenbaker’s play, “Our Country’s Good,” and the emotionally draining performance put on by Bates actors, my thinking changed. Even though the play is.