Stories from 2017
Video: Students in Trashion Show model high fashion from low places

Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:06 pm

The Trashion Show, an annual waste-couture extravaganza, shows Bates students at their creative and sustainable best.

Campus Construction Update: Shortridge goes 100 percent solar

Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:57 pm

A year after the first row of solar panels went atop Bates' Coastal Center at Shortridge, a second row has made the center electrically self-sufficient.

Then and Now: The Bates ginkgo tree sheds its leaves

Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:50 am

As ginkgo trees do, the one outside Carnegie Science Hall, across from Chase Hall, shed all its leaves within a few hours on Nov. 9.

Muskie’s threatened Clean Water Act delivers ‘billions of dollars in economic benefits’ annually

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm

Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.

Look What We Found: Kirk Read’s methuselah bottle of champagne

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:59 pm

A shuttered shop’s model bottles are now applaudable props for pedagogical dramas.

Campus events: Dec. 1–31, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017 2:42 pm

This is a listing of public events at Bates College during December 2017.

Video: Statue of Benjamin Mays ’20, ‘prophet of freedom,’ unveiled

Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:29 pm

Bates was well-represented at the unveiling of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Statue in Greenwood, S.C., on Nov. 4.

November brings exercises to trim our waste

Thursday, November 9, 2017 1:57 pm

At Bates College, No Shave November will be overshadowed by No Waste November, a series of events dedicated to cultivating good waste-disposal habits.

Video: Highlights of football’s CBB-clinching win over Bowdoin

Thursday, November 9, 2017 1:56 pm

"We came in knowing there would be some ups and downs," senior captain Frank Williams of Brookline, Mass. said. "That always happens with a rivalry game."

Slideshow: Gogol’s ‘Diary of a Madman’ moves to the 21st century

Thursday, November 9, 2017 8:00 am

A Bates theater team puts a modern twist on an old story about an ordinary man's descent into madness.

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