Stories about "Creativity"
A meeting of cultures around a Creole Table

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 12:00 pm

Staff, students and faculty get together to make dinner and discuss a particular nation and its Creole culture, building bridges between different groups within the college.

Dual Demmitts

Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:53 pm

Louisa Demmitt '09 and younger brother Daniel of Columbia, Md., saw a lot of each other during the fall, even though he's not a Bates student. After graduating from high school, Daniel cobbled together a gap year that began in Maine at the Androscoggin Apple Co., a family-owned organic operation in Greene. He plans to continue his farm work in the South over the winter.

Stroke of Dawn

Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:36 pm

Watching the day begin from a canoe on a lake, says Demmit, of Columbia, Md., helps center her. "Everything starts fresh when the sun first hits the water," she says. "What happened yesterday doesn’t matter."

AESOP at sea

Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:22 pm

During a pre-orientation trip in late August, new Bates students and their trip co-leaders dive into the calm waters of the Basin on the New Meadows River near Bath, Maine.

Called to the table

Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:09 pm

Conversations about food remind us that a liberal education prepares the whole human being for life.

Alumnus and Bates Contemplates Food

Saturday, November 1, 2008 1:51 pm

The cover of the Fall 2008 Bates Magazine shows Nicolas Lindholm '86 displaying tomatoes grown on his family-operated organic farm, Hackmatack Farm, in Penobscot, Maine.

It's all about the paper trail for archives director Kat Stefko

Saturday, November 1, 2008 8:44 am

Asked to describe her job as an archivist, Katherine Stefko's stock reply is, "I'm paid to read other people's mail." The joke is revealing. Director of archives and special collections at Bates, Stefko oversees the delicate work of gathering documentary materials that reveal the details — sometimes very personal — of history.

Parker String Quartet, members of Borromeo perform at Bates

Thursday, October 30, 2008 12:00 pm

Hailed by The Boston Globe for its "fiercely committed performances," the Parker String Quartet performs in a Bates College concert, also featuring renowned pianist Frank Glazer.

Sulochana's mainstage production

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 4:57 pm

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, directed the Bates College...

Bates student to direct Sam Shepard’s Lie of the Mind

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates College senior Sulochana Dissanayake of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, directs the Bates theater department production of A Lie of the Mind, Sam Shepard's realistic portrayal of two American families.

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