News Archives

Sunday

December 21, 2008 10:37 am

Connections: They’re All Set

The 1989 volleyball team’s Homecoming reunion typifies a distinctive brand of alumni programming.

Saturday

December 20, 2008 4:28 pm

Parking ban on Lewiston streets Thursday, Dec. 20

The City of Lewiston has announced a parking ban effective midnight on Wednesday, Dec. 19, until 10 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20. Visitors and employees are advised to park only in Bates’ parking lots on Thursday.

Thursday

December 11, 2008 3:14 pm

Stairway to Heaven exhibit exploring Chinese cityscape, soon to close

Closing Dec. 13 is a major photographic exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art offering alternative perspectives on the intriguing, dynamic Chinese cityscape. Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers showcases work by 17 Chinese artists who examine how economic reform, a new influx of personal wealth and rapid industrialization have changed the urban environment.

Thursday

December 11, 2008 12:00 pm

Shibles relishing first year as Bowdoin coach

Both the Portland Press Herald and Bangor Daily News recently profiled Maine native Adrienne Shibles ’91, in her first year as head coach of women’s basketball at Bowdoin College.

Thursday

December 11, 2008 9:56 am

Rob Farnsworth pushes students to find the write way

Most students who study creative writing with Robert Farnsworth find themselves in a relationship measured in years, not semesters. A…

Tuesday

December 9, 2008 2:50 pm

Lively Up Yourself

As the semester ends, it seems appropriate to give you all a quick little recap. This has been a busy couple of months; I guess taking five classes, working three jobs, and wanting to soak up every Bates moment before going abroad might have been a bit much. I went on more sunrise paddles, sang in some more a cappella shows, frequented football games, and attended some wonderful dance parties

Tuesday

December 9, 2008 2:38 pm

Bates debaters rank 16th at Cambridge University tournament

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council recently sent six debaters to the prestigious Cambridge University Cleary Gottlieb Intervarsity Tournament, hosted by Cambridge Union Society.

Tuesday

December 9, 2008 2:19 pm

‘Mao Jacket’ on Bates Campus…

The Bates College Museum of Art and its director Mark Bessire, spearheaded a project to bring an amazing sculpture here to Bates. The ‘Legacy Mantle (Mao Jacket),’ created by world-renown Chinese artist Sui Jianguo was brought here early this month and is on loan to Bates for a year. The sculpture is truly incredible. It is made of metal, stands 10 feet high and weighs roughly 4 tons.

Monday

December 8, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates honors Olympic gold medalist Andrew Byrnes '05

On Sunday, December 7th, Bates College held a banquet in Chase Hall to honor its first Olympic medal winner. Accompanied by fellow Bates alum and rowing Olympian Mike Ferry ’97, Byrnes took the time to meet the team for a discussion about the Olympic experience and the values learned at Bates.

Sunday

December 7, 2008 3:03 pm

Winter!

Keeping with the holiday spirit, I took a break from studying for midterms today to build a gingerbread house with a friend. Below are some pictures. I found it a nice and relaxing way to pull myself away from the books. For now I am admiring the masterpiece (okay maybe it doesn’t look exactly like the picture on teh box) but I can’t hold off eating it forever.