Archives for "Society and culture"

Tuesday

August 4, 2009 3:08 pm

Prague, Czech Republic

I took this photo while standing on the Charles Bridge. The Prague Castle, in which Holy Roman Emperors, Czech Kings, and presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic have resided, has witnessed several power transitions.

Tuesday

August 4, 2009 2:45 pm

Budapest, Hungary

One of the most recognizable symbols of the city, the Széchenyi Chain Bridge connects Buda with Pest.

Thursday

July 23, 2009 3:34 pm

Dance festival musicians take the stage in Midsummer Lakeside series

The collaboration of Bates Dance Festival musicians known as the One World Music Ensemble performs this week’s installment of the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Wednesday

July 15, 2009 3:46 pm

Midsummer Lakeside series continues with songwriter Carolyn Currie

Maine singer-songwriter Carolyn Currie performs this week’s installment of the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 16, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 12:01 pm

Pearls and Swine

Fareed Zakaria’s wise words pique professors’ interest

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 11:44 am

'Sacred Circle'

Visits aim to build bonds between Bates, Native Americans

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 11:34 am

Scene Again: 1893-Women and Men

For the first time since the school’s founding, the “young ladies of the freshman class at Bates outnumber the young men.”

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Open Forum

Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 10:39 am

Preamble: Something New

At Reunion, two Bates classes 25 years apart talk about the pursuit of happiness.

Thursday

June 25, 2009 9:36 am

Dan Berman '08, 'statistics ace,' finds flaws in Iran's election data

A story by The Boston Globe reveals how Daniel Berman ’08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections junkie, has “leaped beyond the blogosphere and into the global headlines” with a co-written article that points out “data-driven evidence of widespread election irregularities” in Iran.