As the editorial director for the Bates Communications Office, Jay guides Bates Magazine and BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 8:44 am
Bates eked out a victory in this week's NESCAC Chill Poll, our occasional survey of the coldest campuses in the 'Cac on chilly winter nights. But oh, what might have been!
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:34 pm
It’s finals week, and we think students are foregoing routine tasks like...
Thursday, December 2, 2021 2:21 pm
Read real cases of the Spanish Inquisition, and see images of original documents, including the inquisition a Mexican silversmith accused of wearing unsensible shoes.
Thursday, November 18, 2021 4:18 pm
With 85 percent of eligible students heading to the polls in 2020, Bates was recognized for having one of the highest voting rates in the nation.
Thursday, November 11, 2021 11:43 am
The news media far and wide cover a trio of Bates "brides" hitting the road, a new novel by Liz Strout '77, and the troubling connection between existential risk and eugenics.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 3:54 pm
“I had a feeling that today would be the day,” said Emma Christman ’22, a biology and geology double major who stopped to watch the ginkgo’s bright yellow leaves cascade to the ground. “It’s cold enough.”
Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:57 pm
Once around the Quad, shall we? Here’s an interactive look at historical images of Bates buildings around the Historic Quad paired with images taken this week.
Friday, October 29, 2021 12:21 pm
"Yes, that’s my name,” said the man on the other end of the phone. “But I didn’t write it.” We were getting so close to solving the "Fran K. / Frank" signature mystery.
Thursday, October 28, 2021 3:43 pm
Nate Pulsifer, Class of 1899, was one of the great two-sport athletes in Bates history — and inspired a character in a Jack Kerouac novel.
Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:20 pm
The name "Thorne" goes deep into Lewiston history, providing half the name of the nearby Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary.