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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • May-28-2014 I am a current student here

    We are not in the middle of no where. Bates offers shuttles during weekends that take you around the surrounding community (mall, movie, theater, roller rink, walmart, etc.) Also the shuttle takes you to bigger malls. Every Thursday night an artist comes in an performs. They are actually pretty good! Batesies enjoy working out for fun.

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  • Kiera from Lewiston, ME
  • Jan-27-2013 I am a current student here

    The Student Activities Office provides shuttles in and out of the surrounding cities, Lewiston and Auburn and bigger trips on the weekend. Including the famous Freeport (home of LL Bean) and Portland, for a few examples. There are also plenty of outing club activities for those with the outdoorsy gene in them. Skiing during the winter is also popular. Also, many Batesies enjoy each other's company during the weekend, taking some time away from the books. There are also themed dances every month put on by the Student Activities Center. The multiplicities of clubs also leave no person bored here at Bates. Not to mention concerts, this year K'naan performed.

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  • Christian from Newburyport, MA
  • Jan-21-2013 I am a current student here

    There are always dances during the weekends or excursions put on by the student activities committee that give the students something to do. I have never had a dull weekend without something to do.

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  • Addie C. from Maine
  • Nov-18-2012 I am a current student here

    Bates does a fantastic job of bringing entertainment to campus. Every Thursday night there is something called The Village Club Series, where either a solo or duo performer comes to play. Always free chai and cookies. There are also many movie and cultural nights.

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  • Elle from New York
  • Jul-29-2012 I am a current student here

    There is always a play, movie, performance, or dance that is happening during the weekends. And if that doesn't interest you, there is always a party going on somewhere!

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  • Erin from Rumford, ME
  • Jul-11-2012 I am a current student here

    Ski, hike, play sports, go to the gym, intramural sports, a capella concerts, go to freeport, portland or the ocean, go to range pond.

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  • Joseph from Kansas City, MO
  • Jul-07-2012 I am a current student here

    Go to a trip with the Outing Club, go watch a well known guest lecture/give a speech, go to one of the movie screenings, go to football game, go watch a dance performance, go listen to the acapella groups, go to one of the dances (Halloween, Glow, 80's, 90's, etc) or go chill at the campus coffee house. Always something to do, just look for it.

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  • Logan from South Berwick, ME
  • May-02-2012 I am a current student here

    Go on hikes with the Outing Club, or go on ski trips organized by the Student Activities Office. Go to the Art Walk in Old Port, Portland, ME during First Friday. Attend a lecture by a visiting professor. Go and take a study break and listen to one of the acapella groups. The opportunities for fun are endless!

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