Stories from 2013
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Pringle ’98, star of hip-hop ‘Othello,’ tells Time Out Chicago how Bates theater helped his rap artistry

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 4:31 pm

Rapper, writer, actor and director Postell Pringle '98 is winning rave reviews for his star turn this spring in the title role of "Othello: The Remix" at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

Pat Foley '04 during his Bates playing days.
ESPN Boston profiles new Brooks School football coach Pat Foley ’04

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 3:23 pm

Reporter Brandon Hall of ESPN Boston offers a brief Q-and-A with Pat...

When Whitten's blog post recommended Slave to Sensation, there was a run on the book at Maine libraries.
Bangor Daily News profiles Whitten ’94, romance writers’ Librarian of the Year

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 3:06 pm

Whitten is a circulation assistant at Bangor Public Library who several years ago co-founded the library's Not Your Ordinary Book Club.

Dartmouth soccer coach Jeff Cook ’89 departs for MLS position

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 2:24 pm

Jeff Cook '89 will be director of recruitment for the youth academy of the Philadelphia Union.

Jesse Laflamme ’00, manager of Pete & Gerry’s Organics, oversees an operation that’s the antithesis of factory farming. Hens live cage-free in open barns, lay their eggs where they wish, and have outdoor access. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
MSN’s Business on Main highlights Pete & Gerry’s and Jesse Laflamme ’00

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 2:08 pm

Pete and Gerry’s is a "regional powerhouse, distributing 'certified humane' organic eggs up and down the East Coast."

Olivia Norrmen-Smith '13. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Thanks to Watson Fellowship, Norrmén-Smith ’13 will research perceptions of stroke in Africa, Asia

Monday, April 8, 2013 1:57 pm

A 2013 Watson Fellowship will make it possible for a Bates alumna to spend a year in Africa and Asia researching cultural perceptions of one of humankind's leading causes of death and disability.

Students discuss the challenges and tactics of writing fellowship proposals at the Mount David Summit on March 29, 2013.
Immodest proposals: Students offer tips for fellowship success

Monday, April 8, 2013 10:52 am

At Mount David Summit, students shared their strategies for writing successful graduate fellowship proposals.

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Yarn bomb is a different kind of benchwarmer

Friday, April 5, 2013 1:23 pm

Julia Foxworth '13 of New York City, at right, spent much of April 5 "bombing" a bench on Alumni Walk -- yarn bombing, that is.

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Ancient Greek and Latin fill stage and screen at Mount David Summit

Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 pm

Greek and Latin students perform Plautus’ comedy Captivi and show a video of Euripedes’ tragedy Bacchae.

Devin Tatro '14 with some of the competitors in the first Kapchowra Kids Race, held Dec. 1, 2012 in Kapchowra, Uganda.
Runner, Ugandan villagers create race to dreams

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 8:16 am

Devin Tatro got a study-abroad experience that let her combine her academic and extracurricular interests — and encourage children to pursue their goals.

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