News Archives

Monday

December 21, 2009 12:57 pm

Festival in the Fall

In October, the summertime Bates Dance Festival presented its first-ever academic-year project: the multimedia performance Beautiful Me by South African…

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:40 am

Stories in Stone

Bates faculty, staff, students, and friends tour nearby Riverside Cemetery during Halloween week, learning College history by visiting graves of early Bates notables, including founder Oren Cheney, famed professor Jonathan Stanton, and leading Lewiston citizen Alonzo Garcelon.

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:34 am

Taking a Shot

As the number of students with H1N1 flu topped 250 in October, Bates implemented its H1N1 protocols.

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:26 am

Advantage Bates

President Hansen congratulates 2009 NCAA Division III doubles champions Ben Stein ’09 and Amrit Rupasinghe ’10.

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:10 am

The Gap Band

For some students, a year off the college track is just the ticket.

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:02 am

Scene Again: Reynolds' Ride

President Reynolds, who died in September, defined his Bates presidency when he climbed into that U-Haul truck.

Monday

December 21, 2009 10:49 am

Bates Matters: Homage to Hedley

Like other members of the post–World War II baby boom who went into academe, I emerged from graduate school in the mid-1970s. Here at Bates, a new generation of professors like Martin Andrucki, Mark Semon, Steve Kemper, and Carole Taylor — plus many others, boomers all — arrived in response to what was promised them: the opportunity to be vigorous scholars and great teachers.

Friday

December 18, 2009 3:59 pm

Louder than Words

As they advance the greening of Bates, the EcoReps know that it’s all about the visuals.

Friday

December 18, 2009 1:15 pm

Preamble: Just a Moment

Once, feeling feverish before a college philosophy final, I brought a small towel to the blue-book exam. We lefties tend to smudge what we write, and I wanted to keep my writing hand dry, so as not to turn deep thoughts about Plato’s cave into a smeary mess.

Friday

December 18, 2009 11:53 am

Open Forum

Letters to the editor from the Fall 2009 issue of Bates Magazine.