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NESCAC Students Respond to Trump’s Executive Orders

NESCAC schools have been reacting to President Trump’s executive actions following his inauguration on January 20. In particular, many campuses have been proclaiming their support for and intentions to protect refugee and immigrant students. After Trump’s election, The Bates Student took immediate action, publishing an article that requested a proclamation from the Bates administration declaring Bates’ protection of undocumented students. […]

by Charlotte Marratta· · 0 comments · News
NESCACs focus on inclusion policies, face setbacks

NESCACs focus on inclusion policies, face setbacks

This week, the NESCAC delivered many examples of colleges working through barriers to create more inclusive communities. At Wesleyan University, according to a report in the Argus, the University’s Equity Task Force held a student forum to “solicit student feedback about the findings and recommendations put forth in its interim report.” Both faculty and students run the task force, which […]

by Peg Schreiner· · 0 comments · News
Bates Students Engage in Mayoral Election

Bates Students Engage in Mayoral Election

Lewiston’s mayoral race has been a dramatic affair, and it’s not over yet.  Last Tuesday, voters took to the polls to choose from a field of five candidates. As expected, Democratic newcomer Ben Chin and incumbent Republican Robert MacDonald came out on top, earning 44 percent  and 37 percent of the votes, respectively. Since neither candidate garnered the 50 percent […]

by Ellie Donohue· · 0 comments · Local
Controversies in the NESCAC

Controversies in the NESCAC

This past week in NESCAC news there have been various controversies, including the social scene at Bates College, a cancellation of a scheduled talk at Williams College, and the discontinuation of the Jefferson Davis award at Bowdoin College. In last week’s issue of The Bates Student, an op-ed ran concerning  the sports culture at the College and its effects on […]

by Elliot Gross· · 1 comment · News