Stories about "Academic Life"
Friday, January 22, 2021 2:27 pm
A sampling of the words, people, and music of Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates on Jan. 18, 2021
Friday, January 22, 2021 12:25 pm
Recovering our damaged democracy does not “come through any blind call for unity." Plus, the events of Jan. 6 may, in fact, be who we really are.
Friday, January 22, 2021 12:04 pm
A broad selection of quotable quotes — and what they mean — from presenters during the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day programs.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:56 pm
Featured in the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. keynote, racial justice icon Angela Davis said that activism is an essential complement to the ballot.
Friday, January 15, 2021 2:13 pm
Davis opens a day of reflection with her Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote, "Reckoning," on the carceral state.
Friday, January 15, 2021 10:54 am
Bates folks recall when the iconic activist, intellectual, and scholar Angela Davis — this year's MLK Day speaker — addressed a huge gathering in the chapel on Jan. 16, 1991, the night the bombs began falling in Baghdad.
Friday, December 18, 2020 2:11 pm
Most of the top 10 tweets from the Bates College Twitter account reflect what we know about the year 2020. Nuff said. But there were a few bright spots.
Friday, December 18, 2020 11:30 am
Much has changed during the pandemic. What hasn't: Students still lose things in Ladd Library.
Thursday, December 17, 2020 2:01 pm
In the life-and-death battle against the pandemic, Bates professors donate pivotal COVID-19 vaccine storage freezers to two Maine hospitals.
Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:46 pm
Like you, we kinda cringe at putting "favorite" and "2020" in the same sentence. But we always play favorites when it comes to Bates and Bates people.