Stories about "Bates values"
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Object Lesson: Death Mask of Agamemnon

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 1:07 pm

Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies Lisa Maurizio explains why the Death Mask of Agamemnon hangs on her office wall.

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Picture story: MLK Day 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:56 pm

Photographs of the many and varied people, places, and events capture the compelling Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates.

Thorn Merrill '19 of Morrisville, Vt., take to the rail jam behind Smith Hall.
Bates at Night: Skill ’N’ Grill

Friday, January 20, 2017 11:12 am

With tuneage, food, and snow, students get together for a Winter Carnival rail jam on Jan. 17.

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Slideshow: Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017 at Bates, hour by hour

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:31 pm

From Sunday's interfaith service to Tuesday's read-in at a local school, immerse yourself in Bates College's 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.

Bates students are among the performers in the 12th annual FAB Winter Dance Showcase on Feb. 11. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Campus events: Feb. 2–28, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017 3:03 pm

This is a listing of public events at Bates College during February 2017.

Debate partners Zoë Seaman-Grant '17 and Matt Davis '18 confer during the final rounds of the 2017 World Universities Debating Championships in The Hague, Netherlands. (Dutch WUDC 2017 / Manuel J. Adams)
Trust and respect propels Bates to finals of World Universities Debate Championships

Friday, January 6, 2017 1:10 pm

Bates’ latest world-class debate team, of Zoë Seaman-Grant ’17 and Matt Davis ’18, made it to the final four of the World Universities Debating Championships in The Hague, Netherlands.

Marcus Bruce '77, the college's Benjamin E. Mays Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies, listens to his students on Dec. 8 during his class on Benjamin Mays. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Q&A: Marcus Bruce ’77 on Benjamin Mays, MLK, and the ongoing struggle for emancipation

Friday, January 6, 2017 12:50 pm

Bruce, the college's Benjamin Mays Professor, explains why Mays — Class of 1920, great 20th-century civil rights leader, and mentor to Martin Luther King Jr. — offers hope for "a new birth of freedom."

The women's ultimate team huddles for announcements at the beginning of practice on the softball field. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: Bates photographers’ favorite images of 2016

Sunday, January 1, 2017 1:00 am

Bates College photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens share their favorite photos from 2016 and tell you the feelings they have for their chosen images.

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See the winners of the #BatesFinals Instagram contest

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 4:29 pm

"Their captions work really well with the images, and vice versa," says Director of Photography and Video Phyllis Graber Jensen.

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Video: Two squash teammates become winners after hard rookie season

Friday, December 16, 2016 10:57 am

Katie Bull '19 and Molly Brooks '19 are best friends. And their success on the squash court is about sticking together and never giving up.

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