Archives for "Parents and families"

Saturday

November 1, 2008 3:53 pm

Dual Demmitts

Louisa Demmitt ’09 and younger brother Daniel of Columbia, Md., saw a lot of each other during the fall, even though he’s not a Bates student. After graduating from high school, Daniel cobbled together a gap year that began in Maine at the Androscoggin Apple Co., a family-owned organic operation in Greene. He plans to continue his farm work in the South over the winter.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 3:22 pm

AESOP at sea

During a pre-orientation trip in late August, new Bates students and their trip co-leaders dive into the calm waters of the Basin on the New Meadows River near Bath, Maine.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 9:40 am

The Packet— In death, the chance to know a Bates life

Three times a year, I receive a packet from the editor of this magazine, a packet that no one else receives. In it are the stories of 50 or 60 people, all part of the Bates community in some way: alumni, faculty, staff. But they are united by more than being part of this community.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 9:24 am

Feeding the Bobcat

Sylvan Ellefson ’09 and his Nordic teammates trust the Bates food chain.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 8:44 am

It's all about the paper trail for archives director Kat Stefko

Asked to describe her job as an archivist, Katherine Stefko’s stock reply is, “I’m paid to read other people’s mail.” The joke is revealing. Director of archives and special collections at Bates, Stefko oversees the delicate work of gathering documentary materials that reveal the details — sometimes very personal — of history.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 9:21 am

Current Economic climate and Bates: A letter from President Hansen

In a letter to the Bates community, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen outlines the College’s financial management strategies, policies and priorities in the face of global economic turbulence.

Friday

October 10, 2008 12:00 pm

Parents Weekend

So last weekend the campus was flooded with parents and younger siblings checking out the Bates scene. My parents couldn’t make the trip from Chicago this year, so Parents Weekend meant a few other things for me.

Wednesday

October 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Dance concert features works by students, visiting artist Kellie Lynch

Dances created by students and by visiting choregrapher Kellie Lynch are on the program for a Bates College Modern Dance Company concert.

Wednesday

October 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Can we do it? Creativity contest to spur beverage container recycling

Bates College sophomore Carolyn Silva-Sanchez invites the Lewiston-Auburn community to see the judging of a contest for creative uses of recyclable bottles and cans.

Friday

September 19, 2008 12:49 pm

'Omnivore's Dilemma' author Pollan to speak at Bates

One of the most prominent advocates for changing the culture of eating in the United States, Pollan has expressed a food philosophy stunning in its reach and simplicity: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”