Stories from December 2009
Friday, December 18, 2009 1:44 pm
With her 21st-place finish at a World Cup race in Pokljuka, Slovenia,...
Friday, December 18, 2009 1:15 pm
Once, feeling feverish before a college philosophy final, I brought a small towel to the blue-book exam. We lefties tend to smudge what we write, and I wanted to keep my writing hand dry, so as not to turn deep thoughts about Plato’s cave into a smeary mess.
Friday, December 18, 2009 11:53 am
Letters to the editor from the Fall 2009 issue of Bates Magazine.
Friday, December 18, 2009 11:28 am
Amid failure, we can grow closer to what inspires us.
Friday, December 18, 2009 10:47 am
The book An Artist in Rome marries poems by the late John Tagliabue with paintings by Adam Van Doren.
Friday, December 18, 2009 10:05 am
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Friday, December 18, 2009 9:27 am
Alexis Mutimukunda and Sara Bravmann ’12 talk about their experiences learning from one another.
Friday, December 18, 2009 8:56 am
While visiting his former school, Ecole secondaire de Nyange, Ildephonse Majyambere, an orphan survivor of the genocide in Rwanda, tells what happened on March 18, 1997.
Friday, December 18, 2009 8:08 am
Hurricane Katrina didn’t stop people from living near the ocean. Along the Gulf Coast in Mississippi — where the monster storm came ashore — nine out of 10 people have come back. Economist Howard Kunreuther ’59 knows that people will always take such risks. What he’d like is for them to pay for the privilege.
Thursday, December 17, 2009 2:15 pm
But for enthusiastic and committed twenty- and thirty-somethings, New Orleans is an alluring story of opportunity, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to plunge into the trenches of what may be the world’s largest urban renewal project.