Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Monday, March 23, 2020 4:53 pm
In a message to Bates students and families as remote classes resume, President Clayton Spencer notes that as we face uncertainty, worry, and dislocation, we are also having a shared experience that "offers opportunities for growth, purpose, and generosity."
Monday, March 23, 2020 12:18 pm
Compelling and poignant photography by Phyllis Graber Jensen captures a historic community effort to support students leaving campus due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Friday, March 20, 2020 1:17 pm
Here's an inspiring catalog of accomplished and pioneering Bates women from the first century of the college — writers, scientists, artists, social-justice activists, doctors, academics, and a Marine.
Friday, March 13, 2020 11:27 am
Due to COVID-19, Bates will suspend classes at the end of the day today, March 13, and resume classes through remote learning on Monday, March 23, announced President Clayton Spencer.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:49 pm
“I think I’m on the phone with someone’s mom,” said a wide-eyed Jaimin Keliihoomalu ’21 of Kapolei, Hawaii, thus beginning the case of the lost Bluetooth ear buds.
Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:19 pm
If a sporting event could be done on bare ground, Bates students were probably trying it on skis, skates, and snowshoes during Winter Carnival.
Beyond ‘founded by abolitionists’: Students and faculty undertake a more inclusive examination of Bates’ founding story
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:07 pm
Ongoing research by Bates faculty and students into the college’s early connection to the U.S. slave economy seeks to add long-silenced voices to the college’s founding narrative.
Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:05 pm
Bates photographers and writers share what they saw and heard in from students and professors in the college's arts center during three days in February.
Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:37 pm
Offering lessons about the fun and empowerment of sports, Bobcats from the college's women's teams hosted a free clinic for local schoolgirls for National Girls and Women in Sports Day.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:21 pm
A study coauthored by Associate Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft finds that attempts to cut vaping by raising taxes on e-cigarettes may push users toward conventional, and many would say far more deadly, tobacco cigarettes.