Stories about "News and politics"
Friday, May 20, 2022 1:37 pm
A visit by White House economist Cecilia Rouse underscores work by Bates economics students and faculty to bring women into a historically male-dominated field.
Friday, April 1, 2022 1:16 pm
How the legacy of a piece of office furniture mirrors the responsibilities of representing Maine in Washington, DC.
Friday, March 11, 2022 2:20 pm
What does Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake have to do with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine? That and other answers from Bates faculty members with expertise in the issues at play in the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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.
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."
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.”
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.”
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.
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.
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.