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February 7, 2011 2:34 pm

Fifty years later, To Kill a Mockingbird still a call to action

As Cairo’s protesters march across world stage, it’s easy to equate activism with fiery direct action. But let’s not forget…


January 26, 2011 10:08 am

Brattleboro Reformer reviews Mark Erelli '96 CD 'Little Vigils'

Brattleboro (Vt.) Reformer columnist Dave Madeloni talks with Mark Erelli ’96 about his latest CD, Little Vigils, and how Erelli,…


January 24, 2011 11:54 am

Bill Green's Maine tells story of early Bates champion Alonzo Garcelon

A recent segment on Bill Green’s Maine, produced by WCSH-TV in Portland, sheds light on Alonzo Garcelon, a Lewiston native…


January 6, 2011 2:12 pm

Maine Things Considered interviews Spelt Right entrepreneur Beth George '85

Maine Public Broadcasting reporter Keith Shortall interviews Beth George ’85, who with husband Tim Kane ’82 founded Spelt Right bakery…


January 6, 2011 1:27 pm

Post-Standard interviews novelist Elizabeth Strout '77

The Syracuse Post-Standard interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout ’77 prior to her appearance at the Central Library, where she…


January 4, 2011 4:05 pm

South Florida Gay News profiles hammer champ Keelin Godsey '06

South Florida Gay News columnist Dan Woog profiles two-time NCAA champion hammer thrower Keelin Godsey ’06, a biological woman who…


January 4, 2011 1:41 pm

Press Herald columnist interviews Matt Dunlap '08 at Nordic ski championships

Portland Press Herald columnist SteveĀ  Solloway checks in on this week’s U.S. Cross Country Championships, held at Rumford’s Black Mountain…


December 22, 2010 9:32 am

N.H. news media feature legendary holiday gingerbread houses by Brown '80

WMUR-TV’s New Hampshire Chronicle and the Foster’s Daily Democrat each recently featured Trudy Higgins Brown ’80 of Durham, N.H., and…


December 3, 2010 12:15 pm

Sociologist Duina's book 'Winning' captures media interest

Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina, author of Winning: Reflections on an…


December 2, 2010 3:19 pm

Grammy nod to Metropolis Ensemble founder and director Andrew Cyr '96

In its coverage of Grammy nominations for classical music, the Los Angeles Times reports that the critically and popularly acclaimed…