Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Archive of Stories by Jay Burns
Why newspapers and readers are at an ‘incredibly awkward moment,’ explains Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory ’84
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:03 pm
The health of democratic society depends on papers making a "nuanced transition" to an all-digital future, says McGrory. Plus: What he thinks about "the Bill" of today.
Friday, January 29, 2016 12:25 pm
For shredders of yore and of today, Mount David's elevation still provides the necessary inrun for ski jumps, though the takeoff spot is different.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 1:14 pm
An opportunistic investment of $1.5 million in energy projects is helping Bates lower its utility costs by a projected 22 percent.
Friday, January 15, 2016 12:29 pm
Incarceration experts and faculty members Michael Rocque and Chris Petrella ’06 comment on the Bates MLK Day theme, "Mass Incarceration and Black Citizenship."
Friday, January 15, 2016 11:16 am
Recognizing their students' distress, the faculty in 1991 used MLK Day to help the community reflect on issues of peace and justice in wartime.
Friday, January 8, 2016 12:26 pm
Elizabeth Strout '77 has a wonderful new novel; two young alums continue the trend of grads hitting Forbes' 30 Under 30 list; and psychology professor Michael Sargent creates a (storytelling) scene.
Thursday, January 7, 2016 2:33 pm
We anticipated a longshot to kick off the NESCAC Chill Poll season, but keep cooly cool, boy: The familiar Snow Misers of the CBB ruled.
Friday, December 18, 2015 9:35 am
While the campus hill, Mount David, rises just 381 feet, the family name looms tall in Bates history.
Thursday, December 17, 2015 4:18 pm
Photographs show a snowbound Bates two years ago and a verdant campus now. Is it time to say hello to El Nino?
Thursday, December 17, 2015 2:21 pm
We’re in Carnegie Science Hall, peering into a display case of old stuffed birds and learning something new.