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

Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:40 am

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.

Feeding the Bobcat

Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:24 am

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

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

Saturday, November 1, 2008 8:44 am

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.

Current Economic climate and Bates: A letter from President Hansen

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 9:21 am

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.

Parents Weekend

Friday, October 10, 2008 12:00 pm

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.

Dance concert features works by students, visiting artist Kellie Lynch

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 12:00 pm

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

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

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 12:00 pm

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.

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

Friday, September 19, 2008 12:49 pm

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."

Switching careers

Sunday, July 13, 2008 12:00 pm

Economic uncertainty is leading more and more people to consider big career changes. Some are seeking new fields after a layoff, while others seek just-in-case alternatives in anticipation of troubles ahead.

'I don't give up'

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 1:38 pm

Born prematurely, Sarah Blomstedt '09 has been a winner ever since her triumphant fight to live

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