Stories from February 2013
Give peace a chance: Israeli-Palestinian band with a mission coming to Bates

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 4:06 pm

Bates presents the young Israeli and Palestinian musicians of Heartbeat, a band seeking to use music to promote peace in the Middle East, on Feb. 27

In this scene from the play Christmas in Hanoi, Joseph Kim '96 plays the son, Lou, at left.  
Photo by Michael Lamont.
LA Times reviews Christmas in Hanoi featuring Joseph Kim ’96

Monday, February 25, 2013 5:52 pm

Written by Eddie Borey, the cross-cultural family drama Christmas in Hanoi features Joseph Kim '96 in one of the lead roles.

Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

Monday, February 25, 2013 11:02 am

McGrory once served 52 readers as a Boston Globe paperboy and now serves over a million as the paper's new editor.

All smiles, Drew Gallagher '11 poses with a group of his students at Bruce-Monroe Elementary School in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of Drew Gallagher '11.
Gallagher ’11 makes a splash in D.C. schools, garners hometown attention

Monday, February 25, 2013 9:32 am

Drew Gallagher '11 believes all his students "have the ability to rise."

The Portland company Indiedanceworks is among artists performing at the eighth annual F.A.B. dance showcase. Photograph by Dana Crawford/SALT.
The wait is over: F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase happens March 2

Friday, February 22, 2013 8:41 am

The annual F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase takes place Saturday, March 2, at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston.

The Forge: Irish flutist Nicole Rabata, bodhranist Anna Colliton, fiddler Cara Frankowicz and singer-harpist Maeve Gilchrist.
March at Bates to begin with avant-garde, classical and Celtic sounds

Thursday, February 21, 2013 4:21 pm

The first weekend of March will be a rich one at Bates College for music lovers.

Thanks to tar-sands oil letter, two sophomores named advocacy project finalists

Thursday, February 21, 2013 9:29 am

Two Bates sophomores are among finalists in a letter-writing competition designed to teach college students effective advocacy.

Multimedia: ‘Bates was my early-decision choice’ — President Spencer visits WRBC-FM

Thursday, February 21, 2013 9:00 am

Spencer's interview on student radio station WRBC-FM touched on a range of topics, including the obligation of a liberal arts college to help graduates get job and what responsible investing looks like.

Todd Robinson ’79 bets on Belcampo, a ‘breathtakingly complex’ tri-country agribusiness

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 11:52 am

Belcampo is not just an interesting company but a potentially important one.

Dave Thompson's company Home Bistro now employs 30 and predicts that 2013 sales will top $11.2 million.
Strictly Business profiles Home Bistro’s Dave Thompson ’81

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 11:16 am

Let Dave Thompson '81 put dinner on your table.

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