Archives for "Society and culture"

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.

Wednesday

December 5, 2012 4:07 pm

In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

Danforth’s letter is in response to a review of the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 11:12 am

Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Jason Castro, assistant professor of psychology, discusses free will and the brain, among other things.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 10:33 am

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

From the 1950s to the 1970s Arthur Marcus was one of the best at his job.