April 21, 2010 4:27 pm
In June 1963, in Saigon, Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc set himself on fire to protest the government’s discrimination against the nation’s Buddhist majority. This horrific act launched a series of events resulting in the fall of the Ngo Dinh Diem regime, and Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation came to symbolize America’s unpopular involvement in Vietnam.
Trian Nguyen, who teaches art and Asian studies at Bates, has received a fellowship for his research into this iconic figure.
April 21, 2010 3:59 pm
Peter’s Legacy A Lewiston Sun Journal story published in the anguished days after 9/11 had two telling quotes from Donald…
April 21, 2010 3:50 pm
Not Nagin! It was really quite heartwarming, especially during the holiday season, to see such an exemplary character as Ray Nagin…
April 21, 2010 3:45 pm
USA Today explains why we need The Princeton Review’s new green-college guide: “Students are going green and care about a…
April 21, 2010 3:39 pm
View the story by Joanie Meharry ’07.
April 21, 2010 1:59 pm
• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show Ten reasons the Puddle Jump is the best college tradition…
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In harmony with machines and musicians, producer-engineer Jonathan Wyman ’97 helps bring Maine sounds to the nation’s ears By Doug…
April 21, 2010 1:17 pm
Energy entrepreneur Paul Fenn ’88 and his bates brain trust are at the front of Northern California’s green-power revolution By…