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
Brian McGrory ’84, editor of The Boston Globe,  students in a course on public opinion taught by John Baughman, associate professor of politics.
Why newspapers and readers are at an ‘incredibly awkward moment,’ explains Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory ’84

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:03 pm

The health of democratic society depends on papers making a "nuanced transition" to an all-digital future, says McGrory. Plus: What he thinks about "the Bill" of today.

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Images of Mount David ski jumps, 1939 and 2016

Friday, January 29, 2016 12:25 pm

For shredders of yore and of today, Mount David's elevation still provides the necessary inrun for ski jumps, though the takeoff spot is different.

A worker installs Cut'nWrap modular and removable insulating product on a hot-pipe components in a Bates mechanical room. (Photo courtesy of Auburn Manufacturing Co.)
From high-tech to old school, Bates’ energy projects offer quick paybacks

Thursday, January 28, 2016 1:14 pm

An opportunistic investment of $1.5 million in energy projects is helping Bates lower its utility costs by a projected 22 percent.

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Rocque, Petrella ’06 offer choice words on MLK Day theme of incarceration and citizenship

Friday, January 15, 2016 12:29 pm

Incarceration experts and faculty members Michael Rocque and Chris Petrella ’06 comment on the Bates MLK Day theme, "Mass Incarceration and Black Citizenship."

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25 years ago, Bates used MLK Day to help students makes sense of Persian Gulf War

Friday, January 15, 2016 11:16 am

Recognizing their students' distress, the faculty in 1991 used MLK Day to help the community reflect on issues of peace and justice in wartime.

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Bates in the News: Jan. 8, 2016

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.

After a mild December, the first cold snap of the winter season helps to make Lake Andrews for Bobcats and all other creatures to join the Puddle Jump on Jan. 22. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
NESCAC Chill Poll for Jan. 7, 2016: Did topsy-turvy temps create an upset winner?

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.

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What’s in a Bates name: Mount David

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.

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Slideshow: Balmy Bates in December prompts the question, what’s up?

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?

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Vintage avian exhibit is a feather in Carnegie Hall’s cap

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.

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