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Posts by Jay Burns


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Friday

October 24, 2014
12:00 pm

As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

At halftime of tomorrow’s Homecoming football game, Bates will retire the No. 11 baseball jersey worn by William “Chick” Leahey ’52 during his 36 years as head coach.

As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

Wednesday

October 15, 2014
12:00 pm

Blame the coffee cake? Once-enchanted student mailboxes face extinction

Bates joins just a handful of U.S. colleges in eliminating physical mailboxes in favor of the one-stop, package-center approach.

Blame the coffee cake? Once-enchanted student mailboxes face extinction

Friday

October 3, 2014
8:00 am

Once-fallow space in Chase comes alive as the Office of Intercultural Education’s new home

A makeover of an old Chase Hall dining space has created a neighborly, see-and-be-seen home for the Office of Intercultural Education.

Once-fallow space in Chase comes alive as the Office of Intercultural Education’s new home

Thursday

September 18, 2014
12:00 pm

Slideshow: 24 moments as the Class of 2018 gets to know Bates and vice-versa

See what they experienced as Bates photographers Sarah Crosby and Phyllis Graber Jensen followed the Class of 2018 from its arrival on Aug. 25 through the first week of classes.

Slideshow: 24 moments as the Class of 2018 gets to know Bates and vice-versa

Tuesday

July 8, 2014
11:00 am

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Friday

June 20, 2014
4:18 pm

18 stories and moments from the 2014 Bates College year

Before the books close on 2014, we want to share some of the stories and moments from the past year.

18 stories and moments from the 2014 Bates College year

Thursday

June 5, 2014
11:50 am

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

The centerpiece of the 1914 Reunion was the first-ever Alumni Parade, a “historico-humorous parade of classes about the field.”

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

Sunday

May 25, 2014
1:38 pm

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Bates seniors and professors (and the Commencement piper) explain what their choice of shoewear says about the sole of the college.

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Friday

May 23, 2014
10:33 am

Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

When the Bobcat (Stu Abelson ’97) waterskied across Lake Andrews 17 years ago today, ABC News was there to cover the story. Take a look!

Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

Thursday

May 22, 2014
3:00 pm

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

The bane of many social science majors, statistics will be taught far differently next year, thanks to a student-faculty team led by Professor of Psychology Amy Douglass.

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team