Stories about "Current topics"
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.
Friday, December 8, 2017 11:43 am
Spencer writes that Congress’ current efforts at tax reform represent a puzzling "assault on educational opportunity."
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.
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.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:06 pm
The Trashion Show, an annual waste-couture extravaganza, shows Bates students at their creative and sustainable best.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:59 pm
A shuttered shop’s model bottles are now applaudable props for pedagogical dramas.