Stories about "Society and culture"
The top 5 Bates social media posts of 2018 from Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Friday, December 7, 2018 10:07 am

In 2018, Bates social media followers showed a lot of love for big events and great news, not to mention blazing orange maple trees in their autumnal glory.

8 reasons why Edmund Muskie ’36 was an amazing political candidate in 1968

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 3:37 pm

Fifty years ago, Edmund Muskie '36 ran one of the “exemplary national campaigns of modern times.”

From the Archives: Ode to a 30-cent hot dog

Monday, November 26, 2018 12:00 am

A few items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library and elsewhere on campus — and beyond.

Ben Cline ’94 wins U.S. House seat; Jared Golden ’11 awaits historic decision

Friday, November 9, 2018 10:24 am

Ben Cline '94, R-Virginia, is heading to Congress. Maine Democrat Jared Golden '11 might know his results next week. Plus other alumni victories from Tuesday.

In telling climate stories, who’s in and who’s out? asks Otis speaker Elizabeth Rush

Friday, November 2, 2018 11:13 am

For Rush, author of the acclaimed Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, offering the 2018 Otis Lecture was a homecoming of sorts.

Look What We Found: Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s alien pop-up book

Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:33 pm

Walk into Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s...

Five bales of plastic recyclables sit outside Commons. But is it art yet?

Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:18 am

Five bales of plastic recyclables sitting on the lawn outside Commons challenge our "out of sight, out of mind" attitudes.

Red Sox vs. Dodgers in 1916, when Lewiston’s ‘Rough’ Carrigan led Boston

Friday, October 26, 2018 10:04 am

Nicknamed "Rough" for his style of play, Carrigan once said that "the first great requisite for success in baseball is nerve."

How Gabby Rivera is revolutionizing pop-lit’s depiction of the comic-book hero

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.

What’s in a Lewiston Name: Frye

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 3:22 pm

Home to cozy student houses, a hopping social scene, and the campus coffeehouse, Frye Street is named for an illustrious Lewiston family.

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