Saleha Belgaumi ’18 is one of the most talented people I know at Bates. We met during a life model drawing session last winter semester after she came back from a study abroad program in Rome. It was my first time modelling for the sessions and Belgaumi, quickly realizing my inexperience, gave me tips on
Last Saturday, Jan. 20, the Bobcats kept the crowd at their edge of their seats as they barely edged the Jumbos 77-75. This past weekend, after coming off of an exhilarating victory at Tufts, the men’s basketball team traveled to two different NESCAC schools in Connecticut and came back to Bates with one loss and
On Monday, January 15 Bates College invited Dr. Na’ilah Suad Nasir, President of the Spencer Foundation, to give the Bates MLK Day Keynote Address, “The Education Imperative: Dreaming a New Public Education Dream.” In the beginning of her speech, Dr. Nasir discussed this year’s theme of “Power, Politics, and Privilege: Resistance to and through Education,”
Matthew and Lisa rehearse a play for the British director, Adrian. The director seduces Lisa as Matthew tries to convince himself that Lisa couldn’t possibly be cheating on him. Moving along “with dispatch” as Adrian would put it, mistrust takes over my attention. This messy affair becomes more confusing as Adrian’s wife, Cory, shows up
Caroline O’Reilly ’18, a senior midfielder from Longmeadow, Massachusetts, is planning to lead the women’s field hockey team to playoffs and win NESCACs, but she wants to focus on the fundamentals first. Her field hockey career took off in sixth grade, after her parents told her they would not allow her to play ice hockey.
In the midst of my third season as a runner for the women’s cross country team, I constantly find myself relishing in the fact that, since my first year at Bates, I have been surrounded by a group of supportive and strong individuals who have tremendously helped me adjust to the varying challenges of college
Through the first month of the fall season, the Bates women’s soccer team has had five wins, two losses, and one tie. They beat Maine Maritime, Hamilton College, University of New England, Wesleyan University, and Thomas College. Their sole tie was with Williams College, and their only two losses were to Babson University and Trinity
The women’s volleyball team has won three of their past four games, including wins in their last two against Simmons and Plymouth State on Saturday, Sep. 30. These wins are very important to the team’s resume. Captain Jacqueline Forney ’18 said after the games: “The wins position us for a regional ranking which will certainly
On a particularly scorching day in September, this author timidly approached the Trinity Church in downtown Lewiston. Expecting a group of teenagers, or maybe a choir, I passed through the doorway quietly, and as in typical fashion, I was late. I snuck into an empty pew just as the performer in front of me was
Bates football continues to struggle. The Trinity College Bantams came in on Saturday, September 22nd and ruined their home opener during “Back to Bates” weekend. The undefeated Bantams, and defending NESCAC champions, went on to 2-0 and continue their undefeated streak to 11 games dating back to 2015. Bates fell to 0-2 with the loss.