Stories about "News and politics"
Video: Vanessa Paolella ’21 and guiding the student newspaper during crisis

Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:40 pm

In a time of crisis, a college newspaper can do more than inform, says Paolella, editor-in-chief of The Bates Student. "It keeps the community together."

13 post-election faculty insights: grift, con, and a dangerous game being played with our democracy

Friday, November 13, 2020 11:59 am

Five members of the politics department offer a 11 post-election insights, including whether Trump’s refusal to concede threatens “even a most minimalist definition of democracy.”

A ‘status quo election,’ say Bates professors — with disappointments, surprises, lessons

Friday, November 6, 2020 10:52 am

Regardless of who ends up in the White House, the 2020 election may have "revealed who we are as a country.”

HEC/29600/29676a.tifWomen of America! If you want to put a vote in in 1920 put a (.10, 1.00, 10.00) in now. National Ballot Box for 1920Harris & Ewing, photographer. Women of America! If you want to put a vote in input a .10, 1.00, 10.00 in now. National Ballot Box for. United States United States, 1920. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016884625/.
Bates folks share stories of their first presidential vote, and more

Thursday, November 5, 2020 3:55 pm

Stories go beyond ballots and candidates to capture feelings of pride and responsibility — and a deep awareness of what it means to protect one's vote.

Bates in the News: June 26, 2020

Friday, June 26, 2020 9:21 am

A Bates equity VP explores Juneteenth, an alumnus pens a new book on Bobby Orr and the Bruins, a student TikTok video goes viral, and a professor answers an NPR puzzle.

Bates in the News: April 24, 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020 10:13 am

It's good Bates in the News: On April 17, Jack Allard ’16 left a Philadelphia hospital after a highly publicized weeks-long battle with COVID-19.

‘We’ve always dealt with these issues’: How COVID-19 affects rural schools

Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:34 pm

As schools scramble to provide meals and technology in the pandemic, a Bates scholar looks to the future — and a student school board member makes decisions in the present.

Bates in the News: March 27, 2020

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.

I am a philosophy major and I got the idea from a younger sibling who has a large interest in entomology told me about the Zophobas morio. I keep the larvae in storage and I use a large plastic storage bin as their enclosure. Theoretically, with the number of worms (2,000) that I have, it should take them a year to consume 92 grams of styrofoam. I will just use the adult beetles for breeding and the only reason why adult beetles would stop breeding is that they have died. Thursday would be best for the photo. Best, Henri Emmet
Worms ate my coffee cup! and other Green Innovation Grants for 2019–20

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.

Bates in the News: Oct. 25, 2019

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.

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