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Saturday

November 1, 2008
1:51 pm

Alumnus and Bates Contemplates Food

The cover of the Fall 2008 Bates Magazine shows Nicolas Lindholm ’86 displaying tomatoes grown on his family-operated organic farm, Hackmatack Farm, in Penobscot, Maine.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Video: Cruising with the 'Croo'

Over the pre-meal din and at the top of their lungs, the staff cries, “Dinner!” All becomes quiet, and the first course of the evening meal at Greenleaf hut, 4,200 feet above sea level in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, is served.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008
4:00 am

Bates to screen student-made documentaries on local food production

Bates will screen For the Love of Small Scale and Fowl Play, documentaries made by Bates students about Maine food producers.

Wednesday

October 8, 2008
9:00 pm

UChicago professor celebrates Darwin at Bates

“What advice would you give to Maine students interested in science?”

Wednesday

October 8, 2008
12:00 pm

Senate ads misplace blame for fiscal crisis

The Portland Press Herald interviewed David Aschauer, the College’s Elmer Campbell Professor of Economics, to gauge the accuracy of political advertisements being rolled out during Maine’s U.S. Senate race between Rep. Tom Allen, a Democrat, and Sen. Susan Collins, the Republican incumbent.

Friday

September 12, 2008
12:00 pm

NBC affiliate reports on $2.5 million gift for local, natural, organic foods

Bates’ purchase of local food is helping Maine farmers and food providers.

Monday

September 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates researchers count Lyme-disease ticks in Maine woods

Bates students worked this summer with visiting biology professor Ronald Barry to collect and analyze data about ticks that carry Lyme disease.

Thursday

August 21, 2008
12:00 pm

Phelps' agent makes home in Maine

“This changes everything.” That’s how Peter Carlisle ’91, agent to the hottest athlete on the planet, summed up the likely effect of Michael Phelps’ historic Olympics performance — not only for Phelps, but perhaps for the Olympics themselves.

Sunday

August 3, 2008
1:34 pm

Town says goodbye to VIP visitor

In a Boston Globe story about what was probably the last visit to Kennebunkport by a “Bush who is a sitting president,” reporter Matt Viser interviewed self-described “little guy” Steve Kingston ’88, owner of The Clam Shack. During the George W. Bush presidency, Kingston has provided lobster for international dignitaries and once was interviewed by the Arabic news channel Al Jazeera.

Monday

July 28, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents Maine premiere by Scofield & Shuey

Scofield and Shuey’s latest collaboration is part of a long-term project exploring adolescent group dynamics: how and why people fall into or push each other into the roles of “Leader,” “Follower” and “Outcast.”