Jay Burns

Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.

Stories by Jay Burns
Her mentor retires, and Caitrin Lynch ’89 reflects on Steve Kemper’s lessons of equity and justice

Friday, January 17, 2020 10:35 am

Professor of Anthropology Steven Kemper taught lessons "in the interest of making sense of how we live in the world, what matters most for people, and why," writes Caitrin Lynch '89.

Bates film professor Jon Cavallero’s top 30 films of the decade

Thursday, January 9, 2020 4:01 pm

A range of films, from the James Baldwin adaptation If Beale Street Could Talk to Bollywood blockbuster My Name is Khan to indie favorite First Reformed, make Jon Cavallero's list.

This Month in Bates Outing Club History: January

Thursday, January 9, 2020 2:57 pm

Throughout 2020, as the Bates Outing Club celebrates its centennial, we'll share monthly highlights about what's made the club distinctive and beloved.

Just say yes: Bates College photographers’ favorite images of 2019

Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:37 am

Our sixth annual edition of favorite photographs reflects the "just say yes" mindset of the talented Bates College photographers.

Students navigate a snowy campus this March Monday morning in Maine. From left, seniors Daisy Diamond, Olivia Fried, and Lily Kip navigate the Historic Quad during a March snowfall.
Video: Bates 2019 in pictures, a ‘pilgrimage of the heart’

Friday, December 20, 2019 11:58 am

As we close out the year, here's a vivid and varied presentation of Bates images and video from 2019.

The top 10 Bates Facebook posts of 2019

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:02 pm

The Bates Facebook page offered its 18,856 followers a total of 354 posts in 2019. Here are the top 10 as measured by engagements: likes, comments, and shares.

18 items in the library’s Lost & Found on Dec. 13, 2019

Friday, December 13, 2019 12:07 pm

Lip balm, computer glasses, hoop earrings, transgender pride button, New England Patriots water bottle, and more.

Slideshow: From rubbish to runway at the 2019 Trashion Show

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 2:15 pm

At the 2019 Trashion Show, student models and designers posed for portraits and explained the creativity behind their outfits made from campus trash.

Bates Magazine: Fall 2019

Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:58 am

Here's a flip version of the fall issue of Bates Magazine, which was mailed to to Bobcat dens near and far in recent weeks.

From the Archives: Hazing paddle, cigarette card, and huge peace sign

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 3:35 pm

From the Muskie Archives, a Varsity Club initiation paddle, a cigarette trading card featuring Bates, and a big peace sign on Lake Andrews.

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