Jay Burns

Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.

Stories by Jay Burns
Josh Chronopoulos '13 brings down the Bowdoin ballcarrier during a 14-6 Bates victory in Brunswick on November 3, 2012.
Slide show: Bobcat football clinches CBB

Monday, November 5, 2012 9:59 am

Game photographs from the Bobcats’ CBB-clinching victory over Bowdoin.

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Video: time-lapse of Merrill’s transformation from gym to inaugural stage

Thursday, November 1, 2012 4:30 pm

Merrill Gym undergoes a transformation from sports venue to theatrical stage for the inauguration of Clayton Spencer.

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BatesNews October 2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:00 pm

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Leigh Weisenburger, dean of admission and financial aid. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine media quote Bates officials for stories on Supreme Court affirmative action case

Monday, October 22, 2012 3:21 pm

Bates officials react to the affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin now being considered by the Supreme Court.

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Howard ’12 is proof that science internships pay, chemistry journal says

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 3:11 pm

An internship with Cubist Pharmaceuticals, whose CEO is Mike Bonney '80, helped Jessica Howard '12 land a research job.

This family in Yemen's Mawza District received vouchers to buy food as part of Mercy Corps' emergency response to Yemen's humanitarian crisis. Photograph by Cassandra Nelson / Mercy Corps.
Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Increasing short-term relief aid — although an important stopgap measure — is not a durable solution for Yemen.

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Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:32 am

An anticipated campaign spending war never materialized.

Jason Castro, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience.
Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:12 am

Jason Castro, assistant professor of psychology, discusses free will and the brain, among other things.

Bookies and other gamblers used to depend on skilled "line men," like Uncle Arthur, for timely sports results, including race results from Suffolk Downs in East Boston, shown here in the 1930s. Photograph courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.
Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:33 am

From the 1950s to the 1970s Arthur Marcus was one of the best at his job.

The 1860 Republican Party platform called the expansion of slavery a "crime against humanity." Detail of a photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.
Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

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