Stories from March 2009
Trying on for size

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:23 am

Two Bates professors muse about 'Mao Jacket': Grafflin - It's easier to perceive ambiguity in art that comes out of one's own cultural background; Hirai - On what side of fame does Bates stand?

What boys want: perspectives on gender differences

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:23 am

If you’ve been paying attention to education news, you know that boys are falling behind academically. You’ve heard they are lagging in reading and writing, graduating from high school at lower rates than girls, and filling fewer seats in college classrooms.

Coping against the odds

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:14 am

Taking Direction.

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Atskuo Hirai tries on ‘Mao Jacket’

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:00 am

On what side of fame does Bates stand?

Of Stamens and Stamina

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:57 am

Iris breeder and masters swimmer John White ’39 reaps the rewards of patience.

Dennis Grafflin tries on 'Mao Jacket'

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:53 am

It's easier to perceive ambiguity in art that comes out of one's own cultural background.

Scribbling Meets Nibbling

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:43 am

Poets, essayists put food on the menu at a 'Literary Café'.

An international affair

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:38 am

Svitlana Orekhova '09 of Donetskaya Oblast, Ukraine, poses for photographer Louisa Demmitt '00 during the annual International Dinner. For the dinner, students prepare dishes from their homelands, often from family recipes passed down through the years.

Passing Thought

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:30 am

With 4:34 remaining in the first half of the men's basketball game vs. Bowdoin on Jan. 23, 2009, Neil Creahan '10 of Hingham, Mass., drives between Bowdoin defenders and dishes to Jimmy O'Keefe '10 of Lexington, Mass., for the layup.

Vecsey reads Holocaust memoir sequel by Isaacson '65

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:23 am

Last winter, Judith Isaacson '65, LL.D. '94 got to hear her own words during a reading at the Lewiston Public Library by Katalin Vecsey, who read selections from Isaacson's Seed of Sarah, a memoir published in 1990 that recounted her Holocaust experiences at the Auschwitz-Birkenau and Hessisch Lichtenau concentration camps.

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