Stories about "News and politics"
Bates in the News: Nov. 16, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018 10:14 am

Two alumni — one Democrat, one Republican — get elected to Congress, two more are quoted in a major National Geographic feature, and another coaches his 300th winning football game.

Bates politics professors offer a post-election brief on immigration, gender, and the rural-urban divide

Friday, November 9, 2018 12:11 pm

Democrats are able to debate issues like healthcare on their terms, while conversations about immigration have moved to the right, say Bates politics professors.

On Election Day, students help each other get out the vote

Friday, November 9, 2018 11:08 am

“We want to make sure there’s no way a student goes through their day at Bates today not knowing that it’s Election Day.”

Want some insight into the 2018 midterms? Look through the lens of gender.

Friday, November 2, 2018 3:05 pm

Associate Professor of Politics Leslie Hill on the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, the politics of gender in the midterm elections, and a class project on voter engagement

How Gabby Rivera is revolutionizing pop-lit’s depiction of the comic-book hero

Friday, October 12, 2018 9:09 am

Speaking to a Bates audience, Rivera, who is the author of Marvel’s first queer Latinx superhero, says that being soft can redefine what it means to be a hero.

Bates in the News: Oct. 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018 8:55 am

NBC takes to the air with a Bates student pilot, and two alumni connect on a story about football concussions, thanks to a Reunion connection.

At father’s alma mater, ‘Real American’ author discusses growing up black and biracial

Friday, September 21, 2018 8:46 am

Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of the 2018 Common Reading and daughter of George Lythcott '39, returned to campus to share her father's story, her story, and the "catharsis" that allowed her to finally love herself.

Charlie Cook: 2018 midterms truly the ‘most important since Moby Dick was a guppy’

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:15 am

Which will be stronger in November: the Democratic wave or the Republican seawall?

Bates in the News: June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:38 pm

Netflix options an alumna’s book, a professor explains Trump’s victory, and an alumnus argues that tech and humanities can save each other.

Social Security going broke? Not so fast, says Richard Gelles ’68

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 4:08 pm

Despite recent headlines, we needn't worry about Social Security going broke, says Richard Gelles ’68: “It’s already broke."

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