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Thursday

January 20, 2011
1:45 pm

'Sankofa': Reflections of the African Diaspora on the Schaeffer stage

Culminating the college’s Jan. 17 observances of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, students used music, dance, poetry and prose to…

Wednesday

January 19, 2011
4:36 pm

'Destroy what destroys us,' says Service of Worship speaker

“It’s been a long, a long time coming, but I know a change is gonna come.” The hopeful words of the Sam Cooke song sung by soloist Megan Guynes ’11 made a fitting opening for the Jan. 16 Memorial Service of Worship that began Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates.

Tuesday

January 18, 2011
3:09 pm

MLK Day: Bates explores non-violent activism past, present and future

In case you think that all the heavy lifting in the cause of social justice is over and done with, the Rev. James Lawson has news for you. “I am absolutely convinced” that the 21st century will be the time for a social justice movement that overshadows the transformative campaigns of the previous century, Lawson told a Bates College audience gathered on Jan. 17 to celebrate the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Thursday

November 18, 2010
2:33 pm

Trashion Show: Once disposable, now elegantly posable

Students and staff strutted their stuff on the runway Nov. 17 as sustainability met fashion for the fifth annual Trashion Show. The Bates community devoured deserts in the Gray Cage while observing fashionable creations transformed from would have been waste.

Wednesday

October 6, 2010
2:08 pm

Schloss '12 directs dark comedy 'Fuddy Meers'

Bates College junior Michelle Schloss directs Fuddy Meers, the story of an amnesiac who must learn the facts of her existence anew each day, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, in the Black Box Theater, Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Friday

October 1, 2010
2:16 pm

Campus Construction Update, Oct. 1, 2010: Garcelon Field

With its dedication and inaugural game a week away, what’s left to be done in the renovation of Garcelon Field? “Just a whole lot of loose ends,” says project manager Mike Gustin.

Friday

September 17, 2010
5:18 pm

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 20, 2010

The grandstand is rising at Garcelon Field, the eagle landed at 10 Frye St., and they’re still slinging steel at Hedge and Roger Williams halls.

Friday

September 3, 2010
1:59 pm

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 3, 2010

The new FieldTurf playing surface at Garcelon Field is “phenomenal,” says one Bobcat. Roger Williams Hall is steeling itself for snow and earthquakes. And sometime soon the eagle will land at 10 Frye St.

Friday

August 20, 2010
2:48 pm

Campus Construction Update, Aug. 20, 2010: 10 Frye St.

This fall, 23 Bates students will find themselves studying, socializing and sleeping inside a lesson in local architectural history. Acquired by Bates in summer 2009, the large brick house at 10 Frye St. is the latest addition to the college’s stock of student residences. But it’s one of the older buildings in the fleet, dating to 1873.