Archives for "Bates Magazine"

Sunday

March 1, 2009 12:10 pm

Help Wanted

Anthropology students identify obstacles to Somali employment in the Lewiston-Auburn area — as well as potential solutions.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:34 am

Everything Downhill

It’s pandemonium atop a beginner lift at the Bretton Woods ski resort in New Hampshire. Limbs flail, ski equipment disconnects, and clothing detaches as fledgling skiers hit the snow on their first lift ride. Then Alexa Bernotavicz ’94 steps in. She rights the skiers, guides them out of harm’s way, and readies the lift for yet another wave of chaos.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:33 am

Homing in on Green Design

Perils and possibilities arise as consumers seek green options in building and architecture.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:23 am

Trying on for size

Two Bates professors muse about ‘Mao Jacket’: Grafflin – It’s easier to perceive ambiguity in art that comes out of one’s own cultural background; Hirai – On what side of fame does Bates stand?

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:23 am

What boys want: perspectives on gender differences

If you’ve been paying attention to education news, you know that boys are falling behind academically. You’ve heard they are lagging in reading and writing, graduating from high school at lower rates than girls, and filling fewer seats in college classrooms.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:14 am

Coping against the odds

Taking Direction.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:00 am

Atskuo Hirai tries on ‘Mao Jacket’

Atskuo Hirai tries on ‘Mao Jacket’

On what side of fame does Bates stand?

Sunday

March 1, 2009 10:57 am

Of Stamens and Stamina

Iris breeder and masters swimmer John White ’39 reaps the rewards of patience.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 10:53 am

Dennis Grafflin tries on 'Mao Jacket'

It’s easier to perceive ambiguity in art that comes out of one’s own cultural background.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 10:43 am

Scribbling Meets Nibbling

Poets, essayists put food on the menu at a ‘Literary Café’.