Archives for "News and politics"

Monday

February 25, 2013 11:02 am

Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

McGrory once served 52 readers as a Boston Globe paperboy and now serves over a million as the paper’s new editor.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 11:32 am

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

An anticipated campaign spending war never materialized.

Wednesday

September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

Wednesday

August 29, 2012 8:43 am

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.

Monday

July 30, 2012 4:33 pm

Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times Record of Brunswick, Maine, did not go unnoticed…

Friday

November 18, 2011 9:30 pm

Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss Muslim American experience since 9/11

Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss Muslim American experience since 9/11

Andrea Elliott, a New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the topic.

Tuesday

September 6, 2011 1:44 pm

At Orientation, a get-out-the-vote effort

Most of the registration tables on Saturday morning of Orientation focused on a student’s Bates identity, like ID photos and…

Tuesday

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.

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 10:10 am

Press Herald profiles Maine 'treasure' Sawin Millett '59

The Portland Press Herald profiles Sawin Millett ’59, the commissioner of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services. Reporter…

Friday

March 4, 2011 2:26 pm

Student political organizations present Santorum, McAuliffe

The initiative of student political groups at Bates College has drawn to campus national figures from both ends of the ideological spectrum during a single week in March. Rick Santorum, a Republican who represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. House and Senate, addresses the topic of Islamic extremism at Bates at 7 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Terry McAuliffe, who served as chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2001 to 2005, offers the keynote speech at the Maine College Democrats Convention at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, also in the Muskie Archives. This talk, too, is open to the public at no cost.