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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.

Members of the 2008 AESOP trip dive into the frigid waters of the New Meadows River near Bath, Maine. From left: co-leader Emily Chandler '09, co-leader Lincoln Benedict '09, Ben Williams '12, Stephen Wright '12, Erin Pinover '12 and Monica Rodriguez '12. Standing near the stern is Maria Rouvalis '12.
AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

Thursday, August 23, 2012 3:00 pm

For Monica Rodriguez '12, AESOP in 2008 shaped her understanding of Bates and herself.

Among the Harward Center's initiatives is the Community-Based Research program, which allows students to connect service and academics. Above, David Longdon '13 helps lead youth programming with Lots to Gardens, a community garden program in Lewiston. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
Ray joins ‘superb tradition’ as Harward Center director

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 3:30 pm

Ray brings more than 15 years of experience as a scholar and leader who bridges thought and action.

Robert Long '79 poses with his daughter Erica Long '12 on Commencement morning. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College.
Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

Monday, July 30, 2012 4:33 pm

The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times...

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Boston Globe’s McGrory ’84 tells lobster tale about Kingston ’88

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 3:17 pm

Steve Kingston '88, proprietor of The Clam Shack in Kennebunk, Maine, is the underdog winner of a New York City lobster roll contest.

Tomi Chipman '14 stands with her father, Doug, in one of their greenhouses in Poland. Photograph by Jose Leiva/Sun Journal.
Sun Journal highlights a multi-generation farming family

Monday, June 18, 2012 4:05 pm

The Lewiston Sun Journal profiles Tomi Chipman ’14 and her father Doug...

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Bates invites public to safe viewing of transit of Venus

Friday, June 1, 2012 3:13 pm

Bates invites Lewiston-Auburn residents to a campus viewing of Tuesday's highly anticipated transit of Venus.

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Clean Sweep, Bates College’s ‘garage sale,’ returns for 12th year

Friday, June 1, 2012 2:48 pm

The June 16 Clean Sweep is a "garage sale" on a massive scale that benefits the environment, community organizations and countless satisfied shoppers.

A Bates crowd at the Courthouse Plaza on Lisbon Street listens to the all-college a cappella performance that concluded the 2012 "College Night in Town." Photograph by Michael Pasek '12.
College Night in Town: Students, L/A make it a date

Friday, May 11, 2012 4:15 pm

On the inaugural “College Night in Town” it was possible to sample and celebrate, in just a few hours, the diversity of what downtown Lewiston and Auburn have to offer.

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“College Night in Town” beckons students to downtown Lewiston and Auburn

Monday, May 7, 2012 3:24 pm

On Wednesday, May 9, Lewiston and Auburn college students will enjoy an...

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