Stories about "Justice and poverty"
This family in Yemen's Mawza District received vouchers to buy food as part of Mercy Corps' emergency response to Yemen's humanitarian crisis. Photograph by Cassandra Nelson / Mercy Corps.
Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Increasing short-term relief aid — although an important stopgap measure — is not a durable solution for Yemen.

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Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

Thursday, August 9, 2012 5:15 pm

Summer scholars are academically gifted first-year students who might be unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the college experience.

Nate Boone's yearbook photo in the 1952 Mirror
Boone ’52, former Montford Point Marine, joins Congressional Gold Medalists

Thursday, July 26, 2012 11:00 am

Nate Boone is one of 20,000 Marines who went through segregated basic training in the '40s.

Eben Miller '96 is the author of "Born Along the Color Line: The 1933 Amenia Conference and the Rise of a National Civil Rights Movement." (Oxford University Press, 2012.)
Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

Monday, March 12, 2012 11:08 am

The Portland Press Herald’s Ray Routhier offers a Q&A interview with Eben...

From left, Associate Dean of Students James Reese joins Bates Multifaith Chaplain Bill Blaine-Wallace, Victoria Blaine-Wallace and Associate Multifaith Chaplain Emily Wright-Magoon in singing "We Shall Overcome."
King Day Memorial Worship Service recalls memories, asks for action

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:38 pm

Before reading the Call to Worship at Bates' annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Worship Service, Dean of Students James Reese shared his memories of King's speech during the March on Washington.

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Peninsula Daily News features garden project led by Ellen Sabina ’09

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 7:20 pm

The Peninsula Daily Times of Port Angeles, Wash., describes efforts by Ellen...

Tiarra Abell '12, a double major in Spanish and anthropology, is spending her December break in Ecuador doing research.
Barlow grant supports senior’s Christmas presence in Ecuador

Monday, December 12, 2011 7:04 pm

At 6 a.m. Dec. 10, just hours after her last class of the semester, Tiarra Abell '12 will begin her journey back to Ecuador, where she spent her junior semester.

Bates was the diving board for global citizen Alyson Ewald ’90

Friday, October 28, 2011 8:00 pm

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her...

Material Culture group presents talks by Mandela archivist, food scholar

Monday, October 3, 2011 9:31 am

An October lecture series exploring the role of material culture in the humanities and social sciences present speakers Verne Harris, Nelson Mandela archivist and Darra Goldstein, food scholar.

Video: Sun Journal visits Lewiston summer camp founded by Sleeper ’08

Thursday, July 21, 2011 8:51 am

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk visits Tree Street Youth, a bustling...

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