There are a few Greek houses as well, and they focus on community service initiatives. First-year students reside at 840 College and 609 Emerson Street, where the lounges are ideal places for students to congregate, to watch shows and to bond together for the four years. The administration’s emphasis is on creating an environment where [...]
“You don’t voluntarily move to Wisconsin” says a Beloit student who comes from California, however, this is where she felt compelled to come. The college is on the Wisconsin-Illinois line and is accessible from the airports of Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison. The city of Beloit is rather quiet, recalling its earlier paper and pulp historical [...]
A new dining hall, a starkly modern building, has multi-story windows with pretty views of the alumni walk and the trees on campus. This new and imposing student center has supplanted Memorial Commons in Chase Hall, which was the old student center and dining hall, where everyone ate together.
Bates College is located in the Lewiston area, about 35 miles north of Portland. These are former mill-towns that grew on the banks of the river during the industrial revolution. Although most students stay on campus during the weekend, there are restaurants and malls within a short distance where students buy top quality winter clothing.