Archives for "Society and culture"

Friday

June 28, 2013 10:00 am

Press Herald and Sun Journal remember Philip Isaacson ’47

Press Herald and Sun Journal remember Philip Isaacson ’47

The Portland Press Herald and Lewiston Sun Journal each report and comment on the death of lawyer, art critic and…

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 5:21 pm

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Douglas Hodgkin offers insight into how voters treat lawmakers who vote against their gun views.

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 3:38 pm

Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

It’s a kick to Skype with Grandma or a job candidate, but would you want to have an interactive video session with your favorite retailer?

Tuesday

February 5, 2013 12:00 pm

Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

Red Nails, Black Skates is a crash course in Erica Rand’s areas of cultural criticism, through the lens of figure skating.

Friday

January 25, 2013 1:30 pm

Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

The Saudi Gazette publishes “Bridging the Gap,” a student-written account of the 2012 Short Term to Saudi Arabia.

Thursday

January 24, 2013 3:25 pm

Outside the lines, athletes face social and economic challenges, say MLK Day panelists

Outside the lines, athletes face social and economic challenges, say MLK Day panelists

Coaches and students agree, athletes from underrepresented backgrounds face tough challenges.

Monday

January 21, 2013 12:00 pm

Bates Athletics’ ‘You Can Play’ video supports LGBT inclusion

Bates Athletics’ ‘You Can Play’ video supports LGBT inclusion

Featuring 19 Bates student-athletes and President Clayton Spencer, the video campaign supports LGBT athletes in all facets of the college’s 31 varsity programs.

Thursday

January 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

When it comes to weight loss, Langdon is more concerned with the “why?” and “how?”

Thursday

December 6, 2012 4:24 pm

Video: First-graders give a ‘Bates Bates’ cheer

Video: First-graders give a ‘Bates Bates’ cheer

These first-graders at Equitas Academy in Los Angeles have made Bates their own.

Thursday

December 6, 2012 9:35 am

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Customs like pink for girls and blue for boys are not necessarily benign choices, says Bates sociologist Emily Kane.