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Economist Tefft's research links 'soda tax' to small decrease in adult obesity rates

Friday, October 16, 2009 2:44 pm

Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.

'Nuyorican' poet to read at Bates

Tuesday, January 22, 2002 9:53 am

Poet Jaime "Shaggy" Flores, known for his work with the new generation of "Nuyorican Poets" (the term referring to a Puerto Rican living in New York or one who has lived in New York and returned to Puerto Rico), will give a poetry performance titled "Diaspora in My Art: Artistic Perspectives on Africa in the Americas" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.