Archives for "Lewiston-Auburn"

Monday

October 10, 2011 1:18 pm

Video: Olin Arts Center’s 25th

Video: Olin Arts Center’s 25th

On an October day that could have passed for August, Bates marked the 25th anniversary of its Olin Arts Center with a family arts festival. And while the attractions included a marching band, popcorn, balloon animals and juggling, the festivity was much more than just another day at the circus. The headliners, avant-garde marching band Asphalt Orchestra and the New Vaudeville act Two, managed both to honor the long traditions they represent and to show them in a new light.

Thursday

October 6, 2011 3:31 pm

Bates Athletics welcomes local youth for L/A Community Day

Bates Athletics hosts L/A Community Day on Saturday, Oct. 22, in conjunction with several home games against Middlebury College. The college invites all Lewiston and Auburn schoolchildren to these events, involving the local community in the NCAA’s “Take a Kid to the Game” initiative. In addition to the Bobcat athletic contests, there will be youth clinics, campus tours and other fun family activities, as well as Auburn/Lewiston Fly Football games before the Bates football game and at halftime.

Thursday

September 15, 2011 1:40 pm

Recalling the 1971 Lisbon Street mural project

A 1971 project to paint a colorful mural on a Lisbon Street brick wall was a sign of the times.

Thursday

September 8, 2011 5:23 pm

Sun Journal story looks at five first-year students from Lewiston-Auburn high schools

Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk talks to the five students from Lewiston and Auburn high schools who are members of…

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:45 pm

Video: AESOP students work at a Habitat for Humanity project in Lewiston

Led by Erik Barth ’12 of Hanover, N.H., and Caroline Watson ’13 of McLean, Va., AESOP students work on a…

Monday

August 15, 2011 9:35 am

Dean Emeritus James Carignan '61, man of 'high energy, principled action and unwavering commitment,' dies at 72

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Dean Emeritus of the College James W. Carignan ’61, praised as…

Thursday

July 21, 2011 8:51 am

Video: Sun Journal visits Lewiston summer camp founded by Sleeper ’08

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk visits Tree Street Youth, a bustling downtown summer camp program for underserved youngsters founded…

Tuesday

July 12, 2011 9:04 am

Maine duo Perpetual e-Motion continues Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

The 2011 Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series continues with the high-tech traditional dance band Perpetual e-Motion 6 p.m. Thursday, July 21, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater by the college’s scenic Lake Andrews. The series continues with three more concerts, all at 6 p.m. Thursdays.

Monday

June 20, 2011 1:30 pm

Sun Journal chronicles Somali immigrant Asha Mohamud's path to Bates

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk profiles Asha Mohamud ’15, a member of one of the first Somali families to…

Wednesday

May 25, 2011 4:04 pm

Video: Looking back, Simone Pathe '11 reflects on Lewiston and Rwanda

Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their Bates experience. Here, Simone Pathe ’11 of Madison,…