Stories about "History"
Friday, May 22, 2015 9:47 am
Bates and Bates people are part of the main event in coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston boxing match held in Lewiston.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:28 pm
Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris visits Bates College to show his 2014 documentary "Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People" on March 8.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:02 am
"Selma," director Ava DuVernay's acclaimed depiction of Martin Luther King Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights for African Americans, shows at Bates College Feb. 27-March 1.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 12:49 pm
Today, Jan. 23, hundreds of Bates students will take turns making a quick dash onto and into Lake Andrews. Yep, the Puddle Jump is upon us.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:19 pm
What does the Black Lives Matter movement really want? In his keynote address during Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College, historian Peniel Joseph had an answer.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 1:02 pm
A beam of light illuminates King at the podium, as if conferring a celestial blessing.
Friday, September 26, 2014 3:21 pm
Harward Center Civic Forums at Bates College in October explore the role of immigration in Maine's economy; and a historic effort to redress problems created by government policies toward Native American children.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:18 pm
A witty and exacting teacher and scholar who broadened the college's curricular offerings in history and Asian studies, Hirai died July 14.
Friday, May 23, 2014 10:33 am
When the Bobcat (Stu Abelson '97) waterskied across Lake Andrews 17 years ago today, ABC News was there to cover the story. Take a look!
Thursday, March 27, 2014 2:08 pm
On his centennial today, what everyone should know about Edmund Muskie '36, our iconic U.S. statesman and environmental pioneer.