Stories about "Justice and poverty"
In country, each Bates student was paired with an member of Tubeho. Together, they negotiated how to move forward with interviews and oral histories. Pictured here are Innocent Micomyiza and Morgan Lynch '10.
A Place We Can Talk

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 7:46 am

In Alex Dauge-Roth's Short Term course, Bates students learn with, not from, orphan survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

The Prosecutor's Art

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 6:20 am

In September, Joyce White Vance ’82 was sworn in as the new U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, one of the first five U.S. attorneys appointed by President Obama.

Like a Good Neighbor

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 5:31 am

Craig Saddlemire '05 went from observer to activist as he chronicled a Lewiston neighborhood fighting to be heard.

Open Forum

Friday, December 18, 2009 11:53 am

Letters to the editor from the Fall 2009 issue of Bates Magazine.

Genocide’s Heirs

Friday, December 18, 2009 9:27 am

Alexis Mutimukunda and Sara Bravmann ’12 talk about their experiences learning from one another.

'Valence, for Whom I Testify'

Friday, December 18, 2009 8:56 am

While visiting his former school, Ecole secondaire de Nyange, Ildephonse Majyambere, an orphan survivor of the genocide in Rwanda, tells what happened on March 18, 1997.

New (and Young) Orleans

Thursday, December 17, 2009 2:15 pm

But for enthusiastic and committed twenty- and thirty-somethings, New Orleans is an alluring story of opportunity, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to plunge into the trenches of what may be the world’s largest urban renewal project.

Documentary filmmakers discuss video's civic role

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 4:32 pm

Filmmakers Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur speak about the role of new video technology in democratic citizenship at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Keck Classroom (Room G52) of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Civil rights leader and mathematician offers annual Sampson Lecture

Friday, November 20, 2009 3:43 pm

Civil rights activist and noted mathematician Robert Moses offers two lectures at Bates College on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Sponsored by the mathematics department in conjunction for the second year with the Multicultural Center, and with other offices at Bates, both lectures are open to the public at no cost. However, an RSVP is required because of limited seating. Please RSVP to Heidi Howard at 207-753-6993 or hhoward@bates.edu by Monday, Nov. 30.

The Rachel Maddow Show interviews Jesse Connolly '01, campaign manager for Maine's gay marriage referendum

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 12:17 pm

The day after voters overturned Maine’s gay-marriage law, Portland Press Herald columnist...

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