Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:16 pm
The annual Trashion Show once again featured wearable runway designs made from recycled stuff, including one outfit inspired by Barbarella and Madonna.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:37 am
This being Thanksgiving Week, here are the best — the most distinctive, unusual, and quirky — thank-yous offered by generations of weary, yet grateful, seniors.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:27 pm
She was an educator, author, champion of equal opportunity for women, and a human-rights advocate whose passion was forged by her experiences in the Holocaust.
As Bates-hosted C3 summit starts, Crystal Williams speaks to the imperative to diversify faculty at U.S. colleges
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 5:57 pm
When students learn from faculty who are from many backgrounds, it "opens all students to the idea of possibility — both for themselves and for others," Williams says.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 3:09 pm
Join the fun on CBB Championship day with the Great Bates-Bowdoin Football Fantasy Pool. Football knowledge optional!
Retirement of Sarah Potter ’77, bookstore director who also teaches virtues ‘hard work and thoughtfulness’
Friday, October 23, 2015 10:33 am
Sarah Potter '77, who retires Oct. 30 after 35 years as director of the College Store, provided a "sense of normalcy" for the legions and generations of student workers in the store.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 5:10 pm
By opening the "new" Commons seven years ago, Bates leveraged traditional qualities of community, sustainability, and excellence in its dining operation.
Friday, October 16, 2015 11:46 am
What started as a way for Nicolette Robbins ’11 to spend her final Short Term has become groundbreaking research on what it’s like to come out as an asexual person.
Friday, October 16, 2015 10:07 am
Media stories include Bates items about changing federal financial aid guidelines and Deflategate, redux.
Friday, October 9, 2015 1:35 pm
Golfer Brad Rutkin '17 and field hockey player Shannon Beaton '16 talk about the sporting life at Bates, plus an interview with longtime ski coach Bob Flynn. A new offering, a new podcast can be heard each Tuesday in the Sports Update email newsletter.