Stories from November 2008
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 12:45 pm
The slide show features Homecoming 2008, held this year Oct. 24-26. The weekend featured an exciting football victory over Colby and the first "Faces of Bates Across the Decades".
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 12:00 pm
Staff, students and faculty get together to make dinner and discuss a particular nation and its Creole culture, building bridges between different groups within the college.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 4:16 pm
The lessons go beyond economics when an entire department helps students sort out the credit crisis.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 4:15 pm
As far as landmark Bates weekends go, the Parents & Family Weekend vibe is distinct, differing quite a bit from, say, Reunion’s happy feel.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 4:07 pm
At the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area in September, Emily Chandler '09 of North Yarmouth, Maine (above), with Dana Oster ’09 of Mercer Island, Wash., and Professor of Geology Mike Retelle, surveys Seawall Beach to monitor the transport and erosion of beach sediment.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:53 pm
Louisa Demmitt '09 and younger brother Daniel of Columbia, Md., saw a lot of each other during the fall, even though he's not a Bates student. After graduating from high school, Daniel cobbled together a gap year that began in Maine at the Androscoggin Apple Co., a family-owned organic operation in Greene. He plans to continue his farm work in the South over the winter.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:43 pm
At 4:48 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2008, after leaving a raucous Alumni Gym and a men's basketball team win vs. Colby, photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen captured this image of a Chase Hall spire against the midwinter sunset.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:36 pm
Watching the day begin from a canoe on a lake, says Demmit, of Columbia, Md., helps center her. "Everything starts fresh when the sun first hits the water," she says. "What happened yesterday doesn’t matter."
Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:22 pm
During a pre-orientation trip in late August, new Bates students and their trip co-leaders dive into the calm waters of the Basin on the New Meadows River near Bath, Maine.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:21 pm
Rice is a managing director at BlackRock, the country's largest publicly traded mutual fund manager. Within the volatile confines of the energy market, Rice is a star. His portfolios top out at just over $8 billion and his most recognized asset, the firm's $1.4 billion Global Resources mutual fund, has soared right alongside the increasing prices of natural gas, coal, and oil.