Bates in the News

Below is a sampling of news stories about Bates and Bates alumni.
We welcome your news tips about Bates and Bates people in the news.
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Thursday

September 8, 2011 5:23 pm

Sun Journal story looks at five first-year students from Lewiston-Auburn high schools

Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk talks to the five students from Lewiston and Auburn high schools who are members of…

Thursday

August 25, 2011 11:02 am

Bates journalism students help break dam-safety story

A news story about 93 potentially hazardous dams in Maine, prepared by the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, is getting attention all around the state and in Washington, D.C. And Bates students played a crucial role in its development.

Wednesday

August 3, 2011 2:01 pm

Teach for America again counts Bates among top contributors

Bates College is again among a group of 20 U.S. colleges and universities contributing the most new graduates to Teach…

Thursday

July 28, 2011 1:15 pm

Student e-commerce site catches CNNMoney's eye

If you’ve bought a four-pound can of tuna at a warehouse store, you know buying in bulk pays off. But…

Thursday

July 21, 2011 8:51 am

Video: Sun Journal visits Lewiston summer camp founded by Sleeper ’08

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk visits Tree Street Youth, a bustling downtown summer camp program for underserved youngsters founded…

Tuesday

July 19, 2011 1:10 pm

Newburyport Daily News profiles Humane Society state director Fox '03

The Newburyport, Mass., Daily News profiles Alexis Fox ’03, state director of the Humane Society of the United States, who…

Tuesday

July 19, 2011 12:00 pm

Brownstoner discusses Brooklyn development with Charney '01

The Brooklyn-focused Brownstoner blog interviews Sam Charney ’01, project executive for the real estate development firm Two Trees. Charney recently…

Tuesday

July 19, 2011 8:59 am

The Republican talks to Northstar Session singer-songwriter Szlachetka '02

The Republican of Springfield, Mass., talks to singer-songwriter Matt Szlachetka ’02, whose band, the L.A.-based Northstar Session, is touring New England in support of its third album, Late Bloomer, including a stop at the Irish Twins Pub here in Lewiston on Thursday evening, July 21.

Monday

June 20, 2011 1:30 pm

Sun Journal chronicles Somali immigrant Asha Mohamud's path to Bates

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk profiles Asha Mohamud ’15, a member of one of the first Somali families to…