Stories about "Bates values"
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Look What We Found: Lee Abrahamsen’s tiara-wearing stuffed pig

Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:15 pm

“I like her smile,” says Lee Abrahamsen, the taxidermy pig's caretaker. “I’ve always liked her smile. And her snout.”

The strength of the Bates academic community is a theme of the Mount David Summit. Here, senior religious studies majors Emilie Muller, Esperanza Gilbert, Wendy Goldman, Melissa Carp, and Alex Tritell ’16 pose for a photo before their presentation at the 2016 summit. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
It’s showtime for Mount David Summit 2017 and a cast of hundreds

Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:53 am

All told, the college's annual celebration of student academic achievement is expected to draw up to 1,000 presenters and guests on March 31.

Leah Sturman '17 of Huntington Beach, Calif., plays her french horn part.

The Bates Brass Ensemble, led by Olin Arts manager Alan Carr, rehearses Wednesday night, Mar. 22 2017 in the Olin Arts Center.
Bates at Night: Brass Ensemble rehearsal

Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:23 am

Here's a look inside a rehearsal of the newly formed Bates Brass Ensemble.

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Bates wins 2017 North American Women’s Debating Championship

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:34 pm

The Bates debate team of Abby Westberry ’19 of Readfield, Maine, and...

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Video: Sara Daher ’17 has earned 17 All-America awards, all with a smile

Friday, March 17, 2017 1:38 pm

An economics major and math minor from Marblehead, Mass., swimmer Sarah Daher '17 is a numbers person. But here's a number she never anticipated: 17.

The ensemble lays in wait during the first scene.
Bates at Night: Senior Dance Thesis

Friday, March 17, 2017 11:44 am

Bates at Night: Last rehearsal for Laura Pietropaoli '17 and her dance thesis performance

At the 2016 banquet for seniors who earned honors in their majors, Professor of Sociology Emily Kane introduces the guest speaker, Bridget Harr '07, Kane's former student and current colleague in the sociology department. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
What I Mean When I Say: Emily Kane and ‘Agency’

Thursday, March 16, 2017 11:57 am

For Professor of Sociology Emily Kane, the word "agency" frequently describes not a place but a state of being.

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Look What We Found: Christine McDowell’s disco shoes

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:08 pm

Associate Professor of Theater B Christine McDowell's iconic disco shoes provide a walk through the evolution of design.

Deshun Peoples '17 (left) of Chicago is among the artists who joined the figure drawing session on March 8. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Bates at Night: Nude figure drawing

Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:40 pm

During the figure drawing session in Olin Arts Center, the studio was quiet except for the sounds of charcoal on paper and hands sweeping over sketches.

Under a spell, Titania (Tricia Crimmins '19) lounges in bed with Bottom (Dan Kuan Peeples '17), who's been made to look like a donkey by Puck. They're attended by fairies Moth (Anna Kreitzer ’19), Mustardseed (Anne Trapp ’20) and Peaseblossom (Rebecca Kraft ’20).
(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ meets Hollywood’s golden age

Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:23 am

Midsummer's famous Fairyland has too often been populated by "actors covered in bark or in tutus, wearing mosquito wings," says director Martin Andrucki.

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