News Archives

Sunday

May 31, 2009 8:40 am

Actress Davis, other honorands emphasize theme of change

People like to believe that positive change just happens, Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis told the Bates College Class of 2009 during its Commencement ceremony May 31.

Saturday

May 30, 2009 10:50 am

Women's rowing claims second place at NCAAs

Bates College had its best showing ever in the NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Championships, claiming second place in both the team standings and in the Grand Final in convincing fashion on Saturday.

Thursday

May 28, 2009 12:05 pm

Locally grown comic goes viral with mullet wig and wolf T-shirt

A story in The Adirondack Daily Enterprise talks about the YouTube video produced by Dustin Drury ’06 and his New York City improv group, Dr. Coolsex that picks up on the viral Internet humor of the Three Wolf Moon T-shirt, which became wildly popular when it began attracting funny and ironic reviews on its Amazon.com page.

Wednesday

May 27, 2009 12:17 pm

O'Connell named Maine's football coach of the year

The Bangor Daily News reports that Dan O’Connell ’99, who guided the John Bapst of Bangor football team to the…

Wednesday

May 27, 2009 12:12 pm

"Still Alice" author Lisa Genova

The WCSH-TV news magazine 207 features Lisa Genova ’92, author of Still Alice, the novel about a Harvard professor succumbing…

Monday

May 25, 2009 2:19 pm

Bobcat of the week: Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan '10

Bates junior Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan (Topsham, Maine) became a three-time All-American by finishing fifth in the women’s hammer throw at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships last week at Marietta College.

Monday

May 25, 2009 11:10 am

Bates duo tops Bowdoin for NCAA tennis doubles title

They may as well have played on their own home courts, or at Lisbon High School for that matter, 3,000 miles away. But one of the greatest moments in the history of Bates athletics was a win over virtual neighbor and arch rival Bowdoin, decided in Southern California late Sunday night.

Monday

May 25, 2009 10:08 am

Bobcat of the week: Ben Stein '09

Few athletes in Bates College history have ever reached the degree of achievement Ben Stein did May 22-24, 2009, when he won eight matches and lost only one, the NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Singles Championship, and headed home as a national champion.

Sunday

May 24, 2009 12:42 pm

Benefactor keeps slain man's dream from dying

Maine Sunday Telegram columnist Bill Nemitz writes about a community-building act of philanthropy by Dr. Chuck Radis ’75, who provided…

Sunday

May 24, 2009 12:23 pm

U.S. attorney nominee Joyce Vance known as rock under pressure

The Birmingham News profiles Joyce White Vance ’82, a President Obama nominee as U.S. attorney for the Northern District of…