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‘The Swordfish Hunters’: Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 5:12 pm

Bruce Bourque, senior lecturer in anthropology at Bates and curator of archaeology...

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Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Thursday, May 9, 2013 6:00 pm

Kinney was a model corporate leader, a former CEO of General Mills who "always ready with a helping hand."

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Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bates marine biologist Will Ambrose says that coastal worm diggers don't do significant harm to clams.

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Douglas Hodgkin. Photograph courtesy of the Androscoggin Historical Society.
Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 5:21 pm

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

Jesse Laflamme ’00, manager of Pete & Gerry’s Organics, oversees an operation that’s the antithesis of factory farming. Hens live cage-free in open barns, lay their eggs where they wish, and have outdoor access. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
MSN’s Business on Main highlights Pete & Gerry’s and Jesse Laflamme ’00

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 2:08 pm

Pete and Gerry’s is a "regional powerhouse, distributing 'certified humane' organic eggs up and down the East Coast."

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Bates in Brief Sightings: First-years return from AESOP excursions in Maine

Friday, March 15, 2013 3:53 pm

Gearing Up! Will a week in the wild prepare you for Bates?...

Chester Chiao '13 trains on the rock wall in Merill Gymnasium Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
When climbing, ‘nothing else matters,’ says Chester Chiao ’13

Friday, March 15, 2013 10:01 am

"I climb because it helps me discover my limits, face my fears and overcome them."

Record-holding sprinter Isaiah Spofford '15 will try the 400 meters this spring.
Photo by Tom Leonard '78.
Morning Sentinel profiles sprinter Spofford ’15, ‘fast and getting faster’

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 5:06 pm

Coach Al Fereshetian says expectations for Spofford are "very high. He put in a fantastic fall of training."

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Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:32 am

An anticipated campaign spending war never materialized.

Bookies and other gamblers used to depend on skilled "line men," like Uncle Arthur, for timely sports results, including race results from Suffolk Downs in East Boston, shown here in the 1930s. Photograph courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.
Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:33 am

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

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