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The Class of 2022 includes a competitive paraskier.

One out of I0 members of the Class of 2022 is a first-generation college student.

86% of 20I8 grads plan to work toward an advanced degree.

Catherine Butler ’22 of Galax, Va., wears these heels as she plays Elizabeth Von Ammon, wife of a ship captain who turns up dead in a murder-mystery party held in Chase Hall in October. (Yep, she did it.) The evening was sponsored by the Robinson Players, the college’s theater club.

THEOPHIL SYSLO

If the Shoe Fits

Third Roommate? Philbin said that when he filled out his Bates housing form, which tries to gauge compatibility (e.g., warm room or cool room, early riser or late sleeper), he added a “little note saying I do a lot of music, so if the other guy doesn’t then that’s going to be unfortunate!”

PHYLLIS GRABER JENSEN

During move-in day for the Class of 2022 on Aug. 27, Peter Philbin ’22 of Bedford, N.H., shows his double bass to his new roommate and fellow musician, Noah Pott ’22 (left) of Great Barrington, Mass., who brought his keyboard. “It worked out well,” says Pott of their pairing as roomies.

Fall 2018

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Profile for Bates College

Bates Magazine, Fall 2018  

The issue's cover story looks at Bates alumni and their cool Antarctic doings. The photo, by Billy Collins ’14, shows an equipment operator...

Bates Magazine, Fall 2018  

The issue's cover story looks at Bates alumni and their cool Antarctic doings. The photo, by Billy Collins ’14, shows an equipment operator...