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Friday

December 18, 2009 1:44 pm

Haley Johnson '06 wins historic spot on U.S. Olympic biathlon team

With her 21st-place finish at a World Cup race in Pokljuka, Slovenia, on Dec. 17, Haley Johnson ’06 becomes the…

Friday

December 18, 2009 1:15 pm

Preamble: Just a Moment

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

Open Forum

Letters to the editor from the Fall 2009 issue of Bates Magazine.

Friday

December 18, 2009 11:28 am

Perfectly Human

Amid failure, we can grow closer to what inspires us.

Friday

December 18, 2009 10:47 am

Roman Influence

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

Events Schedule: January 2010

Here is a preview of public events for January 2010. Click “Print this post” at the bottom of the page…

Friday

December 18, 2009 9:27 am

Genocide’s Heirs

Alexis Mutimukunda and Sara Bravmann ’12 talk about their experiences learning from one another.

Friday

December 18, 2009 8:56 am

'Valence, for Whom I Testify'

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

Live Where You Pay

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

New (and Young) Orleans

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.