Archives for "News and politics"
February 25, 2013 11:02 am
McGrory once served 52 readers as a Boston Globe paperboy and now serves over a million as the paper’s new editor.
October 17, 2012 11:32 am
An anticipated campaign spending war never materialized.
September 5, 2012 8:39 am
Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.
August 29, 2012 8:43 am
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.
July 30, 2012 4:33 pm
The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times Record of Brunswick, Maine, did not go unnoticed…
November 18, 2011 9:30 pm
Andrea Elliott, a New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the topic.
September 6, 2011 1:44 pm
Most of the registration tables on Saturday morning of Orientation focused on a student’s Bates identity, like ID photos and…
May 3, 2011 2:49 pm
A community forum, film screening, and two speakers discuss their work on Wedndesday, May 4.
April 5, 2011 10:10 am
The Portland Press Herald profiles Sawin Millett ’59, the commissioner of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services. Reporter…
March 4, 2011 2:26 pm
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.