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Anthea Butler, associate professor and graduate chair of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania, delivers her keynote address, "MLK and America's Bad Check: America's Poor in the 21st Century." Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 5:00 pm

Getting 46 million Americans out of poverty will require wholesale changes in how we talk about, think about and take action around poverty, said keynote speaker Anthea Butler.

Bates President Clayton Spencer and James Reese, associate dean of students, shared a moment of deja vu Monday morning, July 2, as the eighth president of the college began her first week in office. The two were high school classmates.
From James Reese on MLK Day, a high school story with a surprise ending

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 1:02 pm

As part of his welcoming remarks at the 2013 Martin Luther King...

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Bates Athletics’ ‘You Can Play’ video supports LGBT inclusion

Monday, January 21, 2013 12:00 pm

Featuring 19 Bates student-athletes and President Clayton Spencer, the video campaign supports LGBT athletes in all facets of the college's 31 varsity programs.

The Deansmen perform during the 2011 Arts Crawl at Bates.
Arts Crawl / Asia Night: Students’ creative energy burns bright

Friday, January 18, 2013 4:27 pm

A kaleidoscope of student creativity in the visual, literary and performing arts, Bates' third annual Arts Crawl takes place Friday, Jan. 25.

The Many and One rally in Merrill Gym on Jan. 11, 2003, sent a strong, unified message far and wide. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 2:58 pm

The anniversary program featured Heather Lindkvist, special assistant to the president, and community organizer Sarah Davis '10.

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Audio Slide Show: ‘Blessed and Dancing’ — Victoria Lowe’s goal of arts and education

Monday, January 14, 2013 1:14 pm

Victoria Lowe '12 discusses her Short Term dance experience and her goal of advancing arts education in the schools.

As nation ponders rich-poor divide, King Day observances to explore debt and inequality

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 9:51 am

Spotlighting a less-known aspect of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work, King Day at Bates will explore issues of economic justice.

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Video: ‘Nothing in the World That You Cannot Do’ — MLK Day’s Sankofa performance

Monday, December 10, 2012 10:23 am

Alex Bolden '15 prepares Bates artists for the annual Sankofa performance on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2013.

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Savoy Magazine names Sene ’00 among ‘most influential’ in corporate America

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 1:44 pm

Lena Sene '00 is a managing parter with Deer Isle Capital and an expert on global investing in Africa.

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‘Questions Worth Asking’ — President Clayton Spencer’s inaugural address

Monday, October 29, 2012 5:00 pm

President Spencer tells an inauguration story familiar in its broad outlines but revealing in its particulars.

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