Posts from February 2008
Bates opens state-of-the art dining facility

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 12:40 pm

After nearly 17 months of construction, Bates College opens its new dining facility on Sunday, Feb. 24.

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 4

Friday, February 8, 2008 10:23 am

With the official opening just weeks away, the new dining Commons passed a milestone early on Feb. 7: the arrival of its first truckload of food.

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 4

Friday, February 8, 2008 12:00 am

With the official opening just weeks away, the new dining Commons passed a milestone early on Feb. 7: the arrival of its first truckload of food. The Performance Food Group semi backed into the Commons' truck bay, on Central Avenue, shortly after dawn as an overnight snowfall tapered off.

Mays and King

Friday, February 1, 2008 2:21 pm

Lawrence Carter, presenter of the keynote address for the College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance on Jan. 21, talked partly about the influence that Benjamin E. Mays ’20 had on the great civil rights leader. “You can see Mays all through King,” said Carter, professor of religion at Morehouse College.

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