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Posts by Jay Burns


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Friday

March 14, 2014
10:23 am

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

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

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

Thursday

March 13, 2014
2:58 pm

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

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

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

Thursday

March 13, 2014
10:55 am

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

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

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

Thursday

March 13, 2014
10:15 am

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

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

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

Friday

February 21, 2014
10:41 am

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

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.

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

Monday

February 10, 2014
2:42 pm

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

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

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

Thursday

February 6, 2014
4:10 pm

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

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

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

Thursday

January 30, 2014
2:44 pm

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

“It’s hard to comprehend billions of years,” says geology professor Mike Retelle.

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

Thursday

January 16, 2014
12:24 pm

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

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

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

Wednesday

January 8, 2014
12:36 pm

Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

“These boys have made it their mission to build New England’s first and largest craft hard cider company,” says Forbes.

Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08