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Wednesday

April 6, 2011 10:55 am

Three stories from three posters at the Mount David Summit

Bacteria-fighting cranberry juice, falling humans  and TMI on Facebook — those were the topics of discussion with three Bates students…

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 3:48 pm

Bates student composers present thesis work in evening concerts

Music majors Ben Taska ’11, Peter Gurney ’11 and Alex Koster ’11 present their senior thesis compositions in 7:30 p.m. concerts this month in the Olin Arts Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Taska’s work will be performed on Sunday, April 10; Gurney’s on Friday, April 15; and Koster’s on Wednesday, April 27.

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 2:03 pm

Campus Construction Update: April 5, 2011

A little more than a year after its beginning, the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls is at its peak. That’s speaking numerically, at least. The counts of both subcontracting firms and workers on site will top out during the next few weeks, according to project manager Paul Farnsworth. The number of “subs,” as construction folk call ‘em, under lead contractor Wright-Ryan Construction will be up to 19 or so. And about 90 workers will be swinging hammers, slinging slate and stringing cables.

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 11:11 am

The Burlington Free Press profiles artists and cheesemakers Sessions '99 and Bernhardt '99

Burlington Free Press correspondent Melissa Pasanen profiles Hannah Sessions ’99 and Greg Bernhardt ’99, writing that “the to-do list of…

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 10:45 am

Press Herald columnist spotlights All-American story 'that begins in sorrow'

Portland Press Herald sports columnist Steve Solloway writes about Bates’ three new track and field All-Americans: David Pless ’13, Ethan…

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 10:10 am

Press Herald profiles Maine 'treasure' Sawin Millett '59

The Portland Press Herald profiles Sawin Millett ’59, the commissioner of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services. Reporter…

Monday

April 4, 2011 2:45 pm

Student endeavors shine brightly at 10th annual Mount David Summit

As happens every year, the Mount David Summit made a beehive of Pettengill Hall.

Monday

April 4, 2011 2:02 pm

Bates, Colby and Bowdoin museum directors respond to removal of 'Maine Labor Mural Cycle'

Bates College Museum of Art Director Dan Mills joins his counterparts at Bowdoin and Colby colleges in protest against the removal of the Maine Labor Mural Cycle. In a statement issued April 4, Mills, Bowdoin’s Kevin Salatino and Colby’s Sharon Corwin write that the removal of the mural from the state Department of Labor office raises serious issues including “censorship, historical revisionism, and artists’ rights.”

Friday

April 1, 2011 10:43 am

Update: Bates storm-related cancellations

The Bates College Choir concert slated for Friday, April 1, has been canceled due to weather, the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall has announced.