News Archives

Friday

December 20, 2013 2:00 pm

Kristen Kelliher ’16 leads team up Aconcagua, highest peak in the Western Hemisphere

Kristen Kelliher ’16 leads team up Aconcagua, highest peak in the Western Hemisphere

With a Bates banner at the ready, the climbers hope to celebrate the new year atop the 22,800-foot peak.

Wednesday

December 18, 2013 12:00 pm

Thursday

December 12, 2013 11:55 am

Finals week Instagram photo contest draws 150-plus entries (vote now!)

Finals week Instagram photo contest draws 150-plus entries (vote now!)

Finals week Instagram photos from students suggest that they approach finals the way Bates students always have: with snacks, naps and embracing the fact that misery loves company.

Tuesday

December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Monday

December 2, 2013 5:51 pm

Bangor Daily News profiles backcountry ski series creator Ben Leoni ’05

Bangor Daily News profiles backcountry ski series creator Ben Leoni ’05

The show follows series creator Ben Leoni ’05 and fellow backcountry skiers as they head into the boondocks of the Northeast.

Tuesday

November 19, 2013 5:21 pm

After JFK’s assassination, The Bates Student reflects a grieving community

After JFK’s assassination, The Bates Student reflects a grieving community

Essays, articles and poems in The Bates Student captured emotions and innocence.

Friday

November 8, 2013 9:55 am

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

The program is “all about aligning the students’ ambition with opportunities,” Spencer said.

Friday

November 8, 2013 9:15 am

Rosamond Toomey ’33 turns 103, and the Hartford Courant takes note

Rosamond Toomey ’33 turns 103, and the Hartford Courant takes note

A Phi Beta Kappa mathematics major at Bates, she went on to a long teaching career.

Friday

November 8, 2013 8:28 am

Public radio’s Marketplace heads Down East, visits Raye’s Mustard and Kevin Raye ’83

Public radio’s Marketplace heads Down East, visits Raye’s Mustard and Kevin Raye ’83

The Raye mustard business dates to 1903, when the Maine sardine business was booming along the coast.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 5:02 pm