• A Fashion Trend I Just Don't Get

    I try to be open-minded when it comes to fashion. If people like something and feel good wearing it, why would my opinion matter? If they...

  • First Burn

    Be still, my beating heart; another Hamildrop has been released. Last time, it was “ Found/Tonight ” featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben...

  • Millenium Fashion Inspiration

    One of my favorite parts of a dance at college is, without a doubt, getting ready with friends. The decades dances are especially fun...

  • Why Naomi Wadler's Speech Matters

    The March for Our Lives on March 24, 2018 saw Americans marching on a nation-wide scale in protest of gun violence and in support of gun...

  • My First Gala Experience

    When getting ready with my friends, I was a little nervous about what the night held for me- would Gala hold up to my expectations? Would...

  • Gala Makeup Looks

    It’s just a few hours before Gala 2018, and if you’re anything like me, you’re just now realizing that you have no idea what you’re going...

  • Spring Updates

    It’s March. But, it feels nothing like Spring. Snow covers the ground and work covers your desk. Everyone is ready for a break, but we...

  • Best Food in Commons

    Bates College is known to serve students really good food in their dining hall. With fresh and local ingredients, Bates cooks up food ready...

  • Found/Tonight

    My friends all know that I love music, and two of my current favorite albums are soundtracks from musicals: “ Hamilton: An American Musical...

  • In Response to #WalkUpNotOut

    On March 14, students all over the US organized school walkouts to show solidarity with the students in Parkland, Florida, and to protest...

  • Top 5 Games for Cold March Nights

    As spring gets closer and the weather gets worse, leaving your dorm room on a Friday or Saturday night may seem impossible. Rather than...

  • The Official Guide to Gala Outifts

    Gala…a night to dress up to make your friends jealous, to impress your crush, and be the overall best version of yourself. Whether it’s...

  • A Week Before Gala

    While our friends at other schools may be lounging by the pool, on the beach, or still in preparation for what they will call “the best...

  • Why I'm Sharing My Story

    This coming Monday, March 19th at 8:30pm, Active Minds is hosting a “Share Your Story” event in the Benjamin Mays Center, also known as the...

  • Foodie Friday: Rolled Ice Cream

    I see hipster food trends all the time on the internet—there’s always a new fad documented in a Buzzfeed or Nifty video on my Facebook...

  • Welcome the Winter Snow!

    As the Bates campus lays under a fine bed of white, I can’t help but think back to my semester abroad in Sweden. Unlike English-speakers,...

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