Archives for "Postcards"

Wednesday

February 4, 2009 1:59 pm

Slide show: 2009 Martin Luther King Day at Bates

The 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates College focused on “Inaugurating Change: Where Do We Go From Here?” Each year, Bates observes King’s birthday by suspending regular classes and focusing community attention on special programming throughout the day.

Wednesday

January 21, 2009 12:28 pm

The inauguration: ‘Obama is the first president I ever voted for’

Hundreds at Bates gather to watch Obama inauguration.

Wednesday

January 7, 2009 12:29 pm

Bates retrospective: 2008 in review

Enjoy this look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates College events and achievements of 2008.

Tuesday

November 4, 2008 12:48 pm

Photographs from Parents & Family Weekend 2008

Attending classes, academic presentations, athletic competitions, museum exhibitions and a variety of performances complemented the chance to spend time with families and friends.

Tuesday

November 4, 2008 12:45 pm

Slide show: Homecoming 2008

The slide show features Homecoming 2008, held this year Oct. 24-26. The weekend featured an exciting football victory over Colby and the first “Faces of Bates Across the Decades”.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 4:07 pm

Sediment at Seawall Beach

At the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area in September, Emily Chandler ’09 of North Yarmouth, Maine (above), with Dana Oster ’09 of Mercer Island, Wash., and Professor of Geology Mike Retelle, surveys Seawall Beach to monitor the transport and erosion of beach sediment.

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 3:43 pm

Set Shot

At 4:48 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2008, after leaving a raucous Alumni Gym and a men’s basketball team win vs. Colby, photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen captured this image of a Chase Hall spire against the midwinter sunset.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 3:36 pm

Stroke of Dawn

Watching the day begin from a canoe on a lake, says Demmit, of Columbia, Md., helps center her. “Everything starts fresh when the sun first hits the water,” she says. “What happened yesterday doesn’t matter.”

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.