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
Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

Friday, March 14, 2014 10:23 am

The ad "Dad and Papa" highlights the "contemporary boundaries and privileging of certain gay identities," Engel writes.

Report by Walter Dillingham ’82 ‘cracks open the books’ on library endowments

Thursday, March 13, 2014 2:58 pm

You hear the word "endowment" and you probably think "college." But there's more out there, says Walter Dillingham '82.

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

Thursday, March 13, 2014 10:55 am

He got the idea after making a major contribution to the report "Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis."

Channel 6 TV news magazine profiles pianist Frank Glazer, now age 99

Thursday, March 13, 2014 10:15 am

"Ninety-nine? I can't believe it," Glazer says. "It's as though it's thrust upon you all of a sudden."

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

Friday, February 21, 2014 10:41 am

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.

Bates Arts Society builds online showcase for creative work at Bates

Thursday, February 13, 2014 11:05 am

Clean and elegant, the student-produced site features an Instagram feed of artworks and a promotional video providing a whirlwind glimpse of the arts at Bates.

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

Monday, February 10, 2014 2:42 pm

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

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

Thursday, February 6, 2014 4:10 pm

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

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

Thursday, January 30, 2014 2:44 pm

"It's hard to comprehend billions of years," says geology professor Mike Retelle.

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

Thursday, January 16, 2014 12:24 pm

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

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