The first Seder of Passover at Bates, held on Friday, March 30 in Memorial Commons, was a great way to kick off the holiday. As someone who has been to a few Hillel events, I found this one to be organized especially well. Twenty or so round tables.
On Thursday, February 1, Bates put on a Student Showcase Village Club Series (VCS). Given its wide attraction, seats were sparse, the food quickly disappeared, and the room was filled with good music and talented people. A variety of groups and ages.
On October 16, 2017, the Auryn Quartet played beautifully at the Olin Concert series. The quartet is made up of two violins, Matthias Lingenfelder and Jens Opperman; a violist, Stewart Eaton; and a cellist, Andreas Arndt. Each member played his.
After three weeks of living on campus and becoming adjusted to our lives as Bates students, being engaged in our classes, spending hours in Commons, and meeting new faces daily – our parents arrived. This weekend was “Back to Bates Weekend.