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Posts by Jay Burns


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Friday

February 21, 2014
10:41 am

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

In 2013, Wander created Days, an app that lets users gather their photos and GIFs in a daily, shareable package. “Days is a way to share a day in your life,” Fisher says.

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

Monday

February 10, 2014
2:42 pm

Bates-related Olympics news items from campus, Sochi and in between

Items featuring Olympian Emily Bamford ’15, historian Amy Bass ’92, cultural critic Erica Rand and sports agent Peter Carlisle ’91.

Bates-related Olympics news items from campus, Sochi and in between

Thursday

February 6, 2014
4:10 pm

Ladd Library’s new online CBB catalog has a back-end surprise

The most intriguing aspect of the new CBBcat might be that collaboration is at its core.

Ladd Library’s new online CBB catalog has a back-end surprise

Thursday

January 30, 2014
2:44 pm

For geology students, a walk on Garcelon Field becomes a trip back, way back, in time

“It’s hard to comprehend billions of years,” says geology professor Mike Retelle.

For geology students, a walk on Garcelon Field becomes a trip back, way back, in time

Thursday

January 16, 2014
12:24 pm

On a balmy winter day, the boys of summer take to Garcelon Field for some baseball

“I love being out here with the boys,” says Sam Maliska ’15, a 6-3 righthanded pitcher from Palo Alto, Calif.

On a balmy winter day, the boys of summer take to Garcelon Field for some baseball

Wednesday

January 8, 2014
12:36 pm

Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

“These boys have made it their mission to build New England’s first and largest craft hard cider company,” says Forbes.

Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

Friday

December 20, 2013
2:00 pm

Kristen Kelliher ’16 leads team up Aconcagua, highest peak in the Western Hemisphere

With a Bates banner at the ready, the climbers hope to celebrate the new year atop the 22,800-foot peak.

Kristen Kelliher ’16 leads team up Aconcagua, highest peak in the Western Hemisphere

Wednesday

December 18, 2013
12:00 pm

Olympic hopefuls Bamford ’15 and Ellefson ’09 ski different trails toward Sochi

Their paths are, quite literally, polar opposites.

Olympic hopefuls Bamford ’15 and Ellefson ’09 ski different trails toward Sochi

Thursday

December 12, 2013
11:55 am

Finals week Instagram photo contest draws 150-plus entries (vote now!)

Finals week Instagram photos from students suggest that they approach finals the way Bates students always have: with snacks, naps and embracing the fact that misery loves company.

Finals week Instagram photo contest draws 150-plus entries (vote now!)

Tuesday

December 3, 2013
12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award