Archives for "Justice and poverty"


October 28, 2011 8:00 pm

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

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her pool was Olympic-size — the globe, into which…


October 3, 2011 9:31 am

Material Culture group presents talks by Mandela archivist, food scholar

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.


July 21, 2011 8:51 am

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

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk visits Tree Street Youth, a bustling downtown summer camp program for underserved youngsters founded…


May 26, 2011 12:04 pm

Video: Dick Gregory and the ‘end of recess’

Video: Dick Gregory and the ‘end of recess’

The activist expounds upon a pointed social and educational observation that “recess is over.”


May 10, 2011 12:40 pm

Benjamin Mays '20 birthplace museum dedication focus of media coverage

The Associated Press and other South Carolina media cover the April 26 dedication of a museum in Greenwood, S.C., that…


May 10, 2011 10:29 am

Hofstra law dean Demleitner '89 offers keynote to law gathering

Nora V. Demleitner ’89, dean of the School of Law at Hofstra University, was honored at a March gathering of…


May 3, 2011 2:49 pm

May 4 speakers look at political cartoons and globalization's impacts

A community forum, film screening, and two speakers discuss their work on Wedndesday, May 4.


April 28, 2011 10:44 am

Bates hosts community forum for labor leaders, Latino immigrants

Bates presents a community forum for local labor leaders and Latino immigrants in an event starting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday,…


February 11, 2011 9:45 am

Good Eggs

Here in Maine, the national egg-salmonella scare didn’t surprise social-justice Batesies.


February 7, 2011 2:34 pm

Fifty years later, To Kill a Mockingbird still a call to action

As Cairo’s protesters march across world stage, it’s easy to equate activism with fiery direct action. But let’s not forget…