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February 11, 2011 9:47 am

Vital Statistics: Winter 2011

Deaths Obituaries from the Winter 2011 issue of Bates Magazine. Edited by Christine Terp Madsen ’73. 1927 ­­­ Elizabeth Alden…


February 11, 2011 9:45 am

Good Eggs

Here in Maine, the national egg-salmonella scare didn’t surprise social-justice Batesies.


February 11, 2011 9:23 am

A Day at the Ranch

An idyllic but hardly idle day at the Laramie River Dude Ranch of Bill Burleigh ’86 and family.


February 11, 2011 9:06 am

Matter of Facts: Olin (then) vs. Garcelon (now) time-lapse movies

In the 1980s, lecturer Gene Clough famously created a time-lapse film of Olin Arts Center’s construction. Last fall, the Digital…


February 11, 2011 8:49 am

A kaleidoscope of beliefs at the Multifaith Banquet

Feeling torn between two colleges on the eve of the acceptance deadline, Leena Nasser ’12, of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, turned…


February 11, 2011 8:36 am

An Open Book

Ordering information for the Bound to Art exhibition catalog.


February 11, 2011 8:32 am

Turning Points: Winter 2011

PROMOTED To tenured positions as associate professor: Cynthia Baker, religious studies; Holly Ewing, environmental studies; Sylvia Federico, English; and Pallavi…


February 11, 2011 8:29 am

‘A Generous Thing for Friends’

‘A Generous Thing for Friends’

Rachel Segall ’91 carries a baby for Erik Mercer ’91 and Sandro Sechi, helping to create a new way to…


February 11, 2011 8:22 am

Cultural cornucopia continues with folk festival, Beethoven quartets, much more

After an evening that saw a concert by an acclaimed singer, a novelist’s reading and a look at the state of Hip Hop Nation, a big weekend of can’t-miss culture at Bates continues on Friday, Feb. 11.


February 7, 2011 2:34 pm

Fifty years later, To Kill a Mockingbird still a call to action

As Cairo’s protesters march across world stage, it’s easy to equate activism with fiery direct action. But let’s not forget…