Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Friday, March 1, 2019 10:00 am
Gillespie, who has served as a trustee since 2004, succeeds Michael W. Bonney ’80, who retires from the board June 30 after nine years as chair.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 5:31 pm
For the incoming Class of 2023, Bates received a record-setting 8,222 applications, 7 percent ahead of last year’s total, also a Bates record.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:03 pm
In 1922, Bates’ promotions-minded athletics director invited eight schoolboy teams to compete for the first statewide high school hoops title. And a tradition was born.
Friday, February 15, 2019 10:22 am
With 13 awards this academic year, Bates has now earned Fulbright Top Producer honors for eight straight years, including a No. 1 ranking in 2017-18.
Thursday, February 14, 2019 4:40 pm
In a fun and heartfelt event before a recent men's basketball game, nine Bates faculty members were honored for “being instrumental in the success of Bobcat student-athletes.”
Friday, February 8, 2019 12:26 pm
Earlier today, a 20th-century Bates Outing Club tradition was reignited when newly...
Friday, February 1, 2019 12:10 pm
Bates and NESCAC dodged the worst of the polar vortex cold (this time), but we're simpatico with our neighbors to the west.
Friday, January 25, 2019 12:21 pm
Each year, Morehouse and Bates debaters team up on MLK Day to honor Benjamin Mays, whose enduring influence is felt by Bates, Morehouse, and the nation.
Friday, January 25, 2019 10:42 am
Mail delivery by horse-drawn carriage, and the hockey puck from a 1927 game that was “fast and furious and marked by many swinging sticks.”
Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:34 am
Learn about these six terms: respectability politics, activism, intersectionality, decolonial feminism, allyship, and black formalism.