Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:23 pm
The first Bates Commencement was in 1867, making this year's event the 150th in college history. Or have there been more? If so, why?
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 3:11 pm
How do you teach a room full of 500 first-year students who just arrived on campus what it means to be a part of the Bates community? The answer: Anike Tourse ’92.
Friday, May 6, 2016 10:50 am
Featuring images of an All-American at work, play, and study, here's a story of biochemistry major Sally Ceesay ’18, the college's best-ever triple jumper.
Friday, May 6, 2016 10:37 am
Students used mailable laundry packs, a nearby store's machines, or a Lewiston-Auburn service run on campus by students — who had to deal with deadbeat clients.
Friday, April 29, 2016 11:53 am
Known as the "Bien" edition, the volume is huge — 57 pounds, with each page measuring 39 1/8 inches by 26 1/8 inches. Its Bates provenance is equally outsized.
Friday, April 29, 2016 10:48 am
Like much of Bates' engagement with Lewiston-Auburn, the college's sponsorship of this fast-growing festival is a two-way street.
Friday, April 22, 2016 12:45 pm
The spring print issue has been out for a few weeks, but if your dog ate your copy, there's always this online flip version.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:22 pm
“What a great way to spend a gorgeous Sunday,” said President Clayton Spencer of the events at the Bates rowing facility on the Androscoggin River in Greene.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 1:45 pm
A Bates professor says public schools have a mass-incarceration mindset, plus Bates admission in TIME magazine and Bates mailboxes in The Boston Globe.
Friday, April 1, 2016 10:49 am
Learn some Bates frisbee lore and see images of the Bates ultimate team, Orange Whip, practicing on a misty March night.