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Tim Ohashi '11 is the hockey operations analyst for the Washington Capitals of the NHL. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)
Bates in the News: Jan. 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017 11:19 am

The Washington Post reports how Tim Ohashi '11 idolized the Washington Capitals as a kid and now he's on the NHL's team's coaching staff. How'd that happen?

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."

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What’s in a Lewiston name: Lown

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 12:03 pm

The area's southernmost bridge across the Androscoggin River was named for Lewiston son Dr. Bernard Lown in 2008.

The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photograph by Doug Van Hoewyk '98)
A year in Turkey teaches Doug Van Hoewyk ’98 to ‘maintain poise during stress’

Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:35 am

A Fulbright Scholar in Turkey last year, biologist Van Hoewyk '98 and his family decided to stay despite the danger.

Jackson Whitehouse '17 of Cleveland, Ohio, plays the guitar during Pause on Nov. 30.
Bates at Night: A respite called {Pause}

Friday, December 2, 2016 11:25 am

A visit to the Gomes Chapel for {Pause}, a weekly secular service of music, poetry, silence, dance, and art.

Moretti '06 steers La Cozze out of Portland Harbor toward Clapboard Island in Casco Bay, the site of the day's mussel harvest.
Maine aquafarmer Matt Moretti ’06 flexes his mussels on Casco Bay

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:44 am

Moretti's love for the ocean was "undefined" for a long time. That was before his time in Mo’orea. And before he found a Maine mussel farm for sale.

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Video: ‘Modeling trash was something to get used to!’

Thursday, November 17, 2016 4:42 pm

Scenes and comments from the annual Trashion Show, where students design and model outfits made of trash and recyclables.

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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins on the election, a Watergate lesson, and the glass ceiling in politics

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:29 pm

A day after the election, Collins spoke of unity, gave advice to students feeling isolated, and talked about the glass ceiling for women in politics.

Tessa Holtzman '17 of Las Cruces, N.M., Zoe Seaman-Grant '17 of Charleston, S.C., Arianna Fano '19 of Lincolnshire, Ill., Matthew Davis '19 of Chicago, Ill., and Daniel Basuk '19 of New York City react to early east coast results. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Bates at Night: Watching election results

Friday, November 11, 2016 11:54 am

Election night delivered a surprise to students, faculty, and staff who gathered in Chase Hall Lounge to watch election results.

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Bates in the News: Nov. 11, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016 8:38 am

Bates-related election news include local and national coverage of an attempt to discourage Bates students from voting.

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