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Slide show features Trashion Show 2009

Monday, November 30, 2009 6:04 pm

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. The fourth annual...

Trashion Show 2009: Refuse reused, in the swankiest way

Friday, November 20, 2009 3:18 pm

Strutting down a vibrantly illuminated runway to blaring music played by student DJs, Kathryn Moraros '10 modeled the winning creation: a 1950s-style cocktail dress layered with nonrecyclable tea bag packets. Other ensembles gracing the Gray Cage runway on a mild November evening were fashioned from unused tents, discarded printer paper, cardboard boxes, aluminum cans and duct tape. This was the fourth annual Trashion Show, held Nov. 18 following the Harvest Meal.

Pizza Today reports on $5,000 Hobart sustainability grant

Thursday, November 12, 2009 3:36 pm

Pizza Today reports that the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability has awarded...

‘Dealing with Climate Change’

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 11:15 am

Maine Public Broadcasting Network rebroadcast the Harward Center’s September Civic Forum panel,...

Yearlong 'Bates Contemplates Food' initiative raised campus, community awareness of far-reaching issues

Monday, November 2, 2009 12:15 pm

Inspired by the 2008 opening of its new dining Commons and a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor supporting organic, natural and farm-fresh food, Bates College devoted the 2008-09 academic year to reflecting on issues, from environmental impacts to food justice, around what and how we choose to eat.

Video: 350 at New Commons

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 4:36 pm

A video of table dancing at New Commons, organized by the student...

Lewiston-Auburn announces ‘350.org’ climate-change awareness efforts

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 3:43 pm

As climate activists worldwide take part in an International Day of Climate Action on Saturday, Oct. 24, Kennedy Park in downtown Lewiston will be the focus of local efforts supporting the cause.

USA Today notes Bates' inclusion on green honor roll

Thursday, October 15, 2009 2:05 pm

A sidebar item in USA Today notes Bates’ inclusion on the 2009...

Huffington Post blogger Liz Neumark P'13 reviews Bates, Maine food

Thursday, October 8, 2009 10:23 am

Huffington Post blogger Liz Neumark P’13, sharing her splendid experience in Maine...

Poetry reading to explore relationship between nature, aesthetics

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 10:13 am

Jonathan Skinner, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, reads from his own poetry and from the poetry journal that he edits, Ecopoetics, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in Chase Hall's Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

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