Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:14 am
Meet the eight new graduates and young alumni who have been offered Fulbright Student awards to teach or conduct research abroad in 2021-22.
Thursday, June 10, 2021 11:23 am
Motion defines dance. Yet for Gredonia, a defining dance experience at Bates was a moment of quiet stillness, tinged with despair.
Friday, June 4, 2021 11:38 am
Prepared as part of Reunion 2021 programming, an interactive look at a few Bates buildings and spaces as they looked years ago, and now.
Friday, May 28, 2021 11:15 am
"Be comfortable embracing all of your strange and special qualities — and all of the people who love you for them," said Ngai in an address that shared
Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:02 pm
After a year's absence, Bates celebrated an in-person Commencement on May 27, featuring two ceremonies on a bluebird day with all the comforts of familiar rituals, including words of wisdom and love.
Friday, May 21, 2021 2:39 pm
For our Class of 2021 seniors, here are 21 frequently, and infrequently, asked questions about this year's Commencement.
Friday, May 21, 2021 10:32 am
A student club's high-altitude balloon launch — minus its payload — offers a chance for some Commencement-season ruminations on the value of failure.
Friday, May 21, 2021 9:07 am
Custard took Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, added a dose of glam rock, and shook it all into something fresh, but also vintage, for the Bates stage.
Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:13 am
Massive income-support programs during the pandemic have been more than just a shot in the arm for the world’s economies, says Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics Abraham Asfaw.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:51 pm
As we were setting out items for Library Lost and Found, Elliott Vahey ’23 stopped by. And pointed. “That’s my bike lock key!”