Stories about "Current topics"
Don’t taste the hops: Bates students take a Lewiston brewery tour

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:43 pm

The "Plants and Human Affairs" class heads to the Bates Mill and Baxter Brewing to learn about a beverage that dates back to the beginning of agriculture.

President Spencer op-ed: Tax bills ‘constrict access to education’

Friday, December 8, 2017 11:43 am

Spencer writes that Congress’ current efforts at tax reform represent a puzzling "assault on educational opportunity."

Food system innovation award goes to Bates team

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 2:03 pm

A group of Bates College students has won $2,500 for a project that will help salvage unharvested produce and direct it to hunger relief organizations.

What’s in a Lewiston Name: Kennedy

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 4:37 pm

Then-candidate John F. Kennedy visited Lewiston in November 1960. Three years later, the city named its downtown park after the slain president.

Video: Students in Trashion Show model high fashion from low places

Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:06 pm

The Trashion Show, an annual waste-couture extravaganza, shows Bates students at their creative and sustainable best.

Campus Construction Update: Shortridge goes 100 percent solar

Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:57 pm

A year after the first row of solar panels went atop Bates' Coastal Center at Shortridge, a second row has made the center electrically self-sufficient.

Then and Now: The Bates ginkgo tree sheds its leaves

Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:50 am

As ginkgo trees do, the one outside Carnegie Science Hall, across from Chase Hall, shed all its leaves within a few hours on Nov. 9.

Censorship of scientists is ramping up, but hostility is nothing new

Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:40 am

The attempt to silence scientists shows just how powerful knowledge is, says Associate Professor of History Joe Hall.

Muskie’s threatened Clean Water Act delivers ‘billions of dollars in economic benefits’ annually

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm

Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.

Look What We Found: Kirk Read’s methuselah bottle of champagne

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:59 pm

A shuttered shop’s model bottles are now applaudable props for pedagogical dramas.

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