Greece 2017: Sparta

By: Amanda Zahn Another day has passed here in Greece and my oh my how this trip is flying by! It’s hard to believe we have almost crossed all the destinations off our lists of places to see. Today’s destination: Sparta. Though the main event of the day was visiting the city of Sparta, our Read More…

Greece 2017: Thermopylae and Delphi

By: Amanda Zahn Waking up in the small town of Kalambaka, despite it being 6:30 in the morning, was absolutely amazing. All it took was opening up the curtains and gazing upon the breathtaking rocks of the Meteora to get me out of my morning grogginess! After breakfast at our hotel and reloading the bus, Read More…

Greece 2017: Meteora

By: Emma Reed Today we left the bustling city of Athens and headed north to the small town of Kalambaka. We loaded up the bus and were on the road by 8am. We watched as the light industry of Athens gave way to the snow covered olive trees and vineyards of the Grecian countryside. Eventually, Read More…

Fall Break Wrap Up 2016

By: Tricia Thompson Fall break has drawn to a close. Sunday consisted of the steady influx of students coming back to the dorm from their various escapades. The Thursday through Sunday break brought all sorts of adventures for different students, from some just heading home to catch up on some much needed sleep, getting ahead Read More…

Fall Break 2016

By:  Amanda Zahn This past Tuesday night (or Wednesday morning for some of us who procrastinated a bit), students began packing for not just a closed weekend, but for fall break. The university cancelled all classes on Thursday and Friday so that students would have the chance to go home and visit with their families Read More…

2016 College Visits

By:  Emma Reed Tis the season…for college visits. From small liberal arts schools to huge state universities. Gatton gets visits from near and far. We had visits from returning favorites such as Washington University and Vanderbilt. These institutions are popular for Gatton students. Wash U’s high medical acceptance rate makes it a personal favorite of Read More…

Ping Pong at Gatton

By:  Ben Luckett The new Florence Schneider Hall has a lot of great areas that Bates Runner Hall never could offer this year’s seniors. We now have an amazing fourth floor common area that houses one of the most important pieces of furniture in the Academy: the ping pong table. Last year in Bates, all Read More…