David Ernst

Stories by David Ernst
10 ways Bates Commencement speaker Dr. Nirav Shah uses Twitter humor to build support for Maine’s COVID-19 fight

Thursday, May 26, 2022 9:06 am

Among this season’s Commencement speakers, Dr. Nirav Shah, the director of the...

Apollo 11: Six things we’ve learned since the 1969 lunar landing, and one enduring mystery

Friday, July 19, 2019 1:34 pm

Shortly before the 50th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing, Bates News’ go-to Moon expert, Noah Petro ’01, shared what we’ve learned since then.

Video: A student’s love letter to Commons

Friday, June 8, 2018 11:52 am

Whether it's the unlimited food or the great choices, Commons is the place to come together.

Meet the five winners of the #BatesFinals Instagram contest

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 11:30 am

Students took time from busy schedules to snap their best finals-themed photos and submit them to the annual #BatesFinals instagram contest.

Walter Washington ’19 welcomes the Class of 2021 at Convocation

Friday, September 8, 2017 1:14 pm

"There is no way, absolutely no way, that I could have persevered through such an ordeal without being a part of the community that is Bates."