News Archives


March 20, 2009 12:10 pm

It's beer and brackets for News' sports writer as NCAA Tournament kicks off

The New York Daily News gave staff writer Matt Gagne ’04 an assignment he’s been training for since his Bates days: Cover the NCAA men’s basketball tournament from a sports bar in Manhattan. With a couple of friends, including a chum from Bates, Gagne watched the first-round games from the ESPN Zone in Times Square.


August 13, 2008 2:41 pm


I have just started packing for my junior year at Bates and it still feels fresh. I’m a little nervous, very excited, and imagining my new room just off of Frye St.


August 3, 2008 3:17 pm

Go Blog About It

Many of my friends from Bates have been working in New York this summer – as receptionists, interns, button sorters, etc.. – and I am finally making my way up to their subletted apartments.


August 1, 2008 3:27 pm

Back in NY…

Being home and preparing to head back up to Maine naturally makes me think of the end of the summer when I will be heading north for my sophomore year at Bates.


May 11, 2008 11:22 am

Reason and Rhyme

Two Prizewinning alum poets praise Rober Farnsworth, recipient of the Kroepsch Aware for Teaching, for helping them navigate the writer’s world.


May 1, 2008 12:00 pm


He was drawn to this Brooklyn neighborhood for many of the same reasons he chose Bates