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Thursday

June 5, 2014
11:50 am

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

The centerpiece of the 1914 Reunion was the first-ever Alumni Parade, a “historico-humorous parade of classes about the field.”

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

Wednesday

June 4, 2014
9:00 am

Clean Sweep, a ‘garage sale on a massive scale,’ returns to L-A on June 14

A “garage sale” on a massive scale, Bates presents its annual Clean Sweep on June 14.

Clean Sweep, a ‘garage sale on a massive scale,’ returns to L-A on June 14

Thursday

May 29, 2014
11:23 am

Video: Commencement sights, sounds and moments that will last a lifetime

Commencement is filled with sights, sounds and emotional moments that last a lifetime.

Video: Commencement sights, sounds and moments that will last a lifetime

Wednesday

May 28, 2014
5:53 pm

Slideshow: 27 Commencement moments

Photographs from Commencement morning show how four years culminates in a few very joyous hours on the Historic Quad.

Slideshow: 27 Commencement moments

Sunday

May 25, 2014
4:00 pm

Commencement 2014: ‘One thing you absolutely must do’

If you were born in the U.S. before 1965, author Isabel Wilkerson told the Class of 2014 at Commencement, you were not born into a democracy.

Commencement 2014: ‘One thing you absolutely must do’

Sunday

May 25, 2014
1:38 pm

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Bates seniors and professors (and the Commencement piper) explain what their choice of shoewear says about the sole of the college.

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Sunday

May 25, 2014
12:43 pm

Commencement 2014: Honorand citations and conferrals

In video and text, here are the honorary degree citations and conferrals for John Seely Brown, Glenn Close, David Evans…

Commencement 2014: Honorand citations and conferrals

Sunday

May 25, 2014
12:39 pm

Commencement 2014: Senior address by Collin McCullough

The 2014 Senior Address at Commencement, as prepared by Collin McCullough of Plattsburgh, N.Y.

Commencement 2014: Senior address by Collin McCullough

Sunday

May 25, 2014
12:33 pm

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

Our country is in a crisis about “what we should do about our tangled inheritance…about the sins of the past and the injustices of the present.”

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

Sunday

May 25, 2014
12:00 pm

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2014

Below is multimedia coverage of Commencement 2014 including full video of the Commencement ceremony on May 25. Check back for…

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2014