Bates in the News

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June 18, 2009 10:59 am

Marriage fight looms

The Morning Sentinel reports that political strategist Jesse Connolly ’03 will run the campaign to fight the potential people’s veto…


June 17, 2009 11:33 am

Church carillon chiming again

The Sun Journal describes how faculty member Gene Clough fixed an electrical problem with the carillon in Deering Memorial United…


June 11, 2009 11:41 am

A father-daughter team with a lot of 'fish' stories

The Cape Cod Chronicle profiles Story Fish ’67, who owns Chatham Family Charters with daughter Annie Fish. He explained how…


June 11, 2009 11:07 am

Alexander's great plans

The Star Tribune of Minneapolis, Minn., interviews Darsie Alexander ’88, appointed chief curator of the Walker Art Center in November….


June 10, 2009 11:45 am

Home away from home

In an open letter to the Sun Journal, recent graduate Paul Suitter ’09 of Oakfield, Maine, thanks the Lewiston-Auburn community…


June 1, 2009 11:57 am

Salem grad, 75, the man who "never quits"

The Salem Evening News features Carl Harris ’55, who returned to Bates to earn his degree 50 years after dropping…


June 1, 2009 9:00 am

June's cover Mom

Raising Maine magazine put Amy Robbins-Winslow ’92 of Belfast and her 3-year-old son on the cover of its June issue…


May 28, 2009 12:05 pm

Locally grown comic goes viral with mullet wig and wolf T-shirt

A story in The Adirondack Daily Enterprise talks about the YouTube video produced by Dustin Drury ’06 and his New York City improv group, Dr. Coolsex that picks up on the viral Internet humor of the Three Wolf Moon T-shirt, which became wildly popular when it began attracting funny and ironic reviews on its page.


May 27, 2009 12:17 pm

O'Connell named Maine's football coach of the year

The Bangor Daily News reports that Dan O’Connell ’99, who guided the John Bapst of Bangor football team to the…