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Tuesday

April 2, 2013 11:00 am

Audio: Seniors read creative writing — a bizarre bus ride, bomb-littered Hawaiian island and beloved poet

Audio: Seniors read creative writing — a bizarre bus ride, bomb-littered Hawaiian island and beloved poet

At Mount David Summit, six Bates seniors read poems and poetry from their senior theses in creative writing.

Tuesday

July 24, 2012 4:32 pm

With ‘Man of War,’ Schroeder ’95 gets into character

With ‘Man of War,’ Schroeder ’95 gets into character

Charlie Schroeder ’95 offers entertaining insights into the lives of war reenactors.

Friday

May 18, 2012 4:15 pm

Audio: poems and prose from Bates’ creative writing majors

Audio: poems and prose from Bates’ creative writing majors

Their adviser, Rob Farnsworth, praised them for their “dedicated commitment to the life of the imagination.”

Tuesday

January 17, 2012 2:43 pm

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ creator offers sneak peek for King Weekend

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ creator offers sneak peek for King Weekend

For a performance Jan. 13, performer, educator, activist and slam poetry champion Marc Bamuthi Joseph took the Olin Concert Hall stage—only to leave it again.

Wednesday

June 8, 2011 2:56 pm

For your perusal, the bookstore’s 2011 ‘Non-required Reading List’

Each year, as a gift to the graduating class, the staff of the College Store solicits suggestions from the Bates…

Monday

April 18, 2011 9:38 am

Video: Handing in senior honors thesis, an unforgettable moment

Video: Handing in senior honors thesis, an unforgettable moment

The Bates community celebrates an academic milestone with a flourish.

Thursday

January 6, 2011 1:27 pm

Post-Standard interviews novelist Elizabeth Strout '77

The Syracuse Post-Standard interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout ’77 prior to her appearance at the Central Library, where she…

Wednesday

August 25, 2010 4:05 pm

Preamble: Summer 2010

Questions? Comments? Perhaps it was in ancient Egypt when a teacher first jotted “awkward” and “lacks coherence” on a sheet…

Wednesday

July 7, 2010 2:30 am

Conference explores 'write' way to help students thrive

Despite mediocre grades, a student gets fired up about African history and literature. She finds a mentor and becomes more…

Friday

April 30, 2010 10:13 am

The Phildelphia Inquirer includes novelist Freeman '94 in Philly's lively writing scene

Philadelphia Inquirer staff writer Dianna Marder looks at Philly’s writing community, noting that novelists like Ru Seneviratne Freeman ’94 “did…