Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Archive of Stories by Jay Burns
Friday, January 8, 2016 12:26 pm
Elizabeth Strout '77 has a wonderful new novel; two young alums continue the trend of grads hitting Forbes' 30 Under 30 list; and psychology professor Michael Sargent creates a (storytelling) scene.
Thursday, January 7, 2016 2:33 pm
We anticipated a longshot to kick off the NESCAC Chill Poll season, but keep cooly cool, boy: The familiar Snow Misers of the CBB ruled.
Friday, December 18, 2015 9:35 am
While the campus hill, Mount David, rises just 381 feet, the family name looms tall in Bates history.
Thursday, December 17, 2015 4:18 pm
Photographs show a snowbound Bates two years ago and a verdant campus now. Is it time to say hello to El Nino?
Thursday, December 17, 2015 2:21 pm
We’re in Carnegie Science Hall, peering into a display case of old stuffed birds and learning something new.
Thursday, December 10, 2015 4:40 pm
Professor Rebecca Herzig's book Plucked named an Economist best of 2015; The Simpsons teases Bates (and vice versa); and Bloomberg Business looks to Ben Ayers '99 for a better way to help Nepal.
Friday, December 4, 2015 9:56 am
Ben Schippers '04 named a rising-star CEO; a tribute to Jack Sandler '02 from his Bates lacrosse coach; and Dana Professor of Chemistry Glen Lawson has a hand in a virus breakthrough.
Friday, November 20, 2015 12:08 pm
Allen Sumrall '16 came across the country for academics, not cross country. Four years later, the walk-on from New Mexico is a politics honors candidate — and running in the NCAA championships as Bates' best.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:16 pm
The annual Trashion Show once again featured wearable runway designs made from recycled stuff, including one outfit inspired by Barbarella and Madonna.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:37 am
This being Thanksgiving Week, here are the best — the most distinctive, unusual, and quirky — thank-yous offered by generations of weary, yet grateful, seniors.