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Muskie’s threatened Clean Water Act delivers ‘billions of dollars in economic benefits’ annually

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm

Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.

Look What We Found: Kirk Read’s methuselah bottle of champagne

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:59 pm

A shuttered shop’s model bottles are now applaudable props for pedagogical dramas.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 12:14 pm

Yep, we're getting going here at Bates: getting the win, getting out the vote, and getting onto the gorgeous Quad.

12 writing tips from Bates students and professors

Thursday, November 2, 2017 11:38 am

“Nothing that comes after the phrase ‘throughout history’ is true.”

What I Mean When I Say: ‘Host,’ with Lee Abrahamsen

Thursday, November 2, 2017 9:55 am

You can host a party. You can host a TV show. But in Bates biologist Lee Abrahamsen’s profession, you’re more likely to host a parasite.

Bates at Night: Diwali comes to Bates with dancing, dinner, and sparklers

Friday, October 27, 2017 12:10 pm

For first-year Armaan Mecca of Chennai, India, his first Bates Diwali was “so special because I didn’t think I’d experience something like this outside India.”

Bates at Night: Gruesome Playground Injuries & The Black Box Theater

Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:52 am

Inside a recently swept Black Box theater on Wednesday evening around 7:30,...

Classics enthusiasts connect with club, honor society

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:36 am

Eta Sigma Phi is a national classics honor soceity. The Classics Club offers museum visits and other events. Both give classics majors and enthusiasts a way to connect outside class.

Look What We Found: Jakub Kazecki’s 1905 Bates German Club medal

Saturday, October 7, 2017 11:45 am

“Students graduate and start their lives." But there are material things that will "bring them back to Bates and create a Bates identity.”

Bates at Night: visiting with student artists in Olin Arts Center

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:48 am

Art and artists live in the Olin Arts Center. “I love coming...

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