Stories about "News and politics"
Friday, March 27, 2020 10:47 am
As COVID-19 affects study and work, we revisit Bates history, celebrate fellowships and promotions, and follow a Bates alum reality star.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:36 pm
From plastic-eating worms to stapleless staplers, Bates' Green Innovation Grants support surprising — and surprisingly effective — sustainability projects.
Friday, October 25, 2019 10:51 am
Recalling Elijah Cummings and Benjamin Mays, a friendship between American and Chinese artists, and a math professor explains her favorite theorem.
Friday, September 27, 2019 11:07 am
The words are right there in the Bates mission statement: a call to "informed civic action." And it played out in Portland last week as Bates students took center stage at the Global Climate Strike.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 3:16 pm
If you want to understand what’s driving a particular conspiracy theory, advises rhetoric professor Stephanie Kelley-Romano, try to understand the perceived evil behind the theorists’ stories.
Friday, September 20, 2019 9:44 am
An alum helps Colin Kapernick guest-edit a magazine, and Olive Kitteridge returns to Elizabeth Strout ’77.
Friday, August 16, 2019 9:14 am
Two alumni speak out on immigration, and faculty write op-eds on the Democratic debates, purposeful work, and the outrage machine.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:36 pm
For all that’s similar about the two Bobcats in Congress, a key difference — Golden being a Democrat, Cline a Republican — made their Reunion appearance a must-see event.
Friday, May 10, 2019 11:24 am
Goodlatte, a longtime congressional Republican, talked about life in politics and fielded pointed questions from the other end of the political spectrum.
Thursday, April 25, 2019 9:07 am
Germany's Green Belt project celebrates resurgent nature along the former East-West border — but also leaves some people behind, says Bates’ Sonja Pieck.