Archives for "Postcards"
February 4, 2009 1:59 pm
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.
January 21, 2009 12:28 pm
Hundreds at Bates gather to watch Obama inauguration.
January 7, 2009 12:29 pm
Enjoy this look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates College events and achievements of 2008.
November 4, 2008 12:48 pm
Attending classes, academic presentations, athletic competitions, museum exhibitions and a variety of performances complemented the chance to spend time with families and friends.
November 4, 2008 12:45 pm
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”.
November 1, 2008 4:07 pm
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.
November 1, 2008 3:53 pm
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.
November 1, 2008 3:43 pm
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.
November 1, 2008 3:36 pm
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.”
November 1, 2008 3:22 pm
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.