Stories by Freddie Wright
Thursday, September 22, 2022 4:41 pm
Trends for 2022 include increasing interest in vegan items, some shortages (where's the Sriracha?), and a longstanding partnership with the world of research and discovery.
Friday, September 9, 2022 10:26 am
Paths can get us to the right place at the right time. But they can also confine us, said Professor of Economics Daniel Riera-Crichton, who delivered the Convocation address on Sept. 6, asking the Class of 2026 to create their own route through Bates.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 4:32 pm
The Naval aviator alumnus who helped advise Top Gun: Maverick, the alumna winner of NPR's Tiny Desk Contest, and how salt marshes in Maine are helping fight climate change.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 3:50 pm
Over the summer, K–3 educators came to campus to learn from a Bates expert how to use children's picture books to teach their young charges about inclusion, respect, and cultures beyond their own.
Friday, August 26, 2022 8:44 am
The rising hum on campus is a reminder of the promise of a new school year. “The togetherness,” says Ashley Pomelow, a custodial supervisor for Facility Services.
Friday, July 1, 2022 10:01 am
With a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace Award, Ramiro Davila '25 wants to help students in Ecuador get better access to education — one step at a time, literally.
Thursday, June 9, 2022 10:25 am
The $10,000 first prize in the 2022 Bates College student pitch competition was won by a cryptocurrency banking startup that seeks to usher in a new, "borderless world that accepts all forms of payment."
Thursday, June 2, 2022 11:37 am
With a nod to the past and a look to the future, the Class of 2022 marched through Commencement in style — with a few personal touches.
Thursday, May 26, 2022 6:05 pm
Senior speaker at Commencement on Sunday, Teresa Chico '22 talks about her experience as a first-gen student, how she's like a certain plant, and why she claps really loud when a cup is dropped in Commons.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 12:46 pm
Aided by seniors keen on making the campus look great for their graduation, the Bates grounds crew plants annuals here and there, including an iconic Commencement location.