Saleha Belgaumi ’18 Finds Herself in Art

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

Men’s Basketball Find Mixed Results in Connecticut

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

Dr. Na’ilah Suad Nasir Delivers MLK Keynote Speech

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,”

Student Athelte Profile: Caroline O’Reilly ‘18: A Field Hockey Midfeilder, O’Reilly ‘18, Passionate About Spanish And Education Studies

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.

Volleyball Team Confident Looking Ahead Rest of Season

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

A True Oasis of Music

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

Bobcats get shutout in home opener

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.

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