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Tuesday

July 1, 2008
1:38 pm

'I don't give up'

Born prematurely, Sarah Blomstedt ’09 has been a winner ever since her triumphant fight to live

Tuesday

June 10, 2008
10:00 am

Alfred Webber ’28 attends his 80th Reunion

Speaking with videographer Lincoln Benedict ’09, centenarian Al Webber ’28 reflects on his Bates experience and his three days at Reunion 2008.

Monday

May 26, 2008
12:00 pm

Commencement day photos

Graduates and their families enjoyed a weekend of activities that included Commencement rehearsal, Baccalaureate and various receptions and presentations.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008
10:44 am

Balanced Beam

Behind the Ben Ayers ’99–Kirsten Walter ’00 farmhouse, barn designer and friend Brad Morse ’99, along with neighbor Bruce Bell, was cutting beams from hemlock timbers that Bell and son Nat had milled. On Morse’s T-shirt was the phrase “Measure twice, cut once.” An understatement, actually, said Morse with a smile. “I’m pretty picky about everything, so I do it more than twice.”

Tuesday

May 13, 2008
10:08 am

1980 — The Iran Hostage Crisis

Feb. 13, 1980, was Day 102 of the hostage crisis in Tehran, Iran. But for globetrotting freelance journalist William Worthy ’42, it was just another day in just another post-revolution country.

Sunday

May 11, 2008
12:18 pm

Hurting Inside

This X-ray showing a nail in a person’s neck is from the lead image of Inside Terrorism: The X-Ray Project,…

Sunday

May 11, 2008
11:49 am

Work, Truly Our Own

Among workshops that Bates held on Jan. 21 to honor Martin Luther King Jr., one stood out by virtue of its subject: Bates itself.

Thursday

May 8, 2008
4:00 pm

With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, spoke on civil rights and multi-culturalism. (Total time: 1:07:42)

Tuesday

May 6, 2008
11:34 am

Historically Black

Spelman and Morehouse colleges offer something that Bates can’t — and that’s just the point.