Jay Burns

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
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Commencement livestream begins 10 a.m. Sunday, May 31

Friday, May 29, 2015 10:47 am

Here's the link to the livestream of Commencement, beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 31.

For the second straight year, women’s rowing heads to the NCAA Championships, May 29-30 in Gold River, Calif., as the top-ranked Division III team. Watch the team’s quest for the college’s first-ever NCAA team championship at live.ncaa.com/liveschedule. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Women rowers poised for NCAA grand finals tomorrow, May 30

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:33 am

After winning preliminary heats this morning, women's rowing heads into Saturday's NCAA grand finals favorited to win the college's first NCAA team championship. Is this the year? Our hearts say yes. The reality plays out tomorrow.

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For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

Friday, May 22, 2015 10:17 am

Finding an invasive and destructive insect is no one's idea of good news. How the insect was found, by a Bates professor and his students, does hit better notes.

The front page of the Lewiston Daily Sun (now the Sun Journal) on May 26, 1965. The fight story refers to Ali as "Cassius M.A. Clay," the media not quite agreeing to Ali's name change.
50 years ago: Ali, Liston, Lewiston, Bates

Friday, May 22, 2015 9:47 am

Bates and Bates people are part of the main event in coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston boxing match held in Lewiston.

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Have you met the latest ‘Beings of Bates’?

Friday, May 15, 2015 6:01 pm

Inspired by Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York phenomenon, Bates photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen pairs images with text to explore another way to get close to students, faculty and staff.

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Bates in the News: May 15, 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015 10:06 am

A regular sample of news items featuring Bates and Bates people.

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Multimedia: Garcelon’s prime-time NCAA debut was a night to remember

Friday, May 8, 2015 10:13 am

All agreed: There’s been nothing like it in Garcelon’s 116-year history. First...

Bates Women's Lacross hosts Bowdoin on April 1st, 2015.
11 ways that Garcelon Field is the Bates place to be

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:00 pm

The $2.6 million donor-funded renovation to Garcelon Field in 2010 has led to a lot of good things for Bates over the last five years.

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Video: Bates seniors celebrate the end of thesis with a kiss-and-tell ritual

Thursday, April 2, 2015 11:23 am

A sweet Bates ritual helps seniors commemorate a pivotal moment — the completion of a thesis.

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A slew of six-word stories from the Bates community, and a few videos too

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:50 pm

The best entries from the college's Six-Word Story contest, along with a few crowd-sourced videos.

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