Stories about "News and politics"
Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:22 pm
Bates alumni join and leave Congress, an alumna helms a university, and we learn how Brooks Quimby mentored Ed Muskie '36.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:55 pm
Racism and other social inequalities are ever-present but not ever-discussed. Members of the Bates MLK Day planning committee invite us to open the conversation.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 2:35 pm
Michael Sargent, an associate professor of psychology and a podcaster, interviews Ransby ahead of her Jan. 21 keynote address.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 3:10 pm
An alumna discovers her great-grandfather's art, an economics professor recreates Maine election results, and Ed Muskie's people recall his 1968 campaign.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 3:37 pm
Fifty years ago, Edmund Muskie '36 ran one of the “exemplary national campaigns of modern times.”
Friday, November 16, 2018 10:14 am
Two alumni — one Democrat, one Republican — get elected to Congress, two more are quoted in a major National Geographic feature, and another coaches his 300th winning football game.
Bates politics professors offer a post-election brief on immigration, gender, and the rural-urban divide
Friday, November 9, 2018 12:11 pm
Democrats are able to debate issues like healthcare on their terms, while conversations about immigration have moved to the right, say Bates politics professors.
Friday, November 9, 2018 11:08 am
“We want to make sure there’s no way a student goes through their day at Bates today not knowing that it’s Election Day.”
Friday, November 2, 2018 3:05 pm
Associate Professor of Politics Leslie Hill on the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, the politics of gender in the midterm elections, and a class project on voter engagement
Friday, October 12, 2018 9:09 am
Speaking to a Bates audience, Rivera, who is the author of Marvel’s first queer Latinx superhero, says that being soft can redefine what it means to be a hero.