Stories about "Society and culture"
Thursday, May 26, 2022 4:35 pm
Trivedi has wanted to study the brain ever since a childhood friend told her that our eyes see the world upside down, but our brains flip everything right side up.
Friday, May 13, 2022 1:01 pm
From more than 20 films screened at the 2022 Bates Film Festival, the Bates students who produced the festival have announced jury and audience awards in six categories.
Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:06 pm
On this weekend in 1919, Benjamin Mays and Bates friends went to see a movie in Lewiston. Afterwards, they ran back to campus, fearing for their safety. Professor Charles Nero helps explain what happened.
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 18, 2022 11:03 am
A discussion among five alumnae who've made significant contributions to the women in sports was part history lesson and part feminist pep talk, with lots of practical lessons along the way.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 10:04 am
Meeting the goals of the Bates Sustainability Roadmap will "touch and enrich our lives here on campus," said President Clayton Spencer, while also furthering the college's stated mission of "to prepare leaders with a commitment to responsible stewardship of the wider world."
Why Costco gas pump hoses are so long and other retail insights from Joel Bines ’92, author of ‘The Metail Economy’
Friday, March 11, 2022 8:35 am
“Consumers have always had agency. The difference now is that they also have power," says Joel Bines '92, author of The Metail Economy.
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 1:13 pm
What NESCAC campus got the most snow on Jan. 29? Where does "blizzard" come from? Answers to those questions, and more.
Thursday, January 27, 2022 11:54 am
Trish Morse '60 recalls Commencement 2000, sitting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu on the Coram Terrace, watching the academic procession arrive, and talking — a conversation she recalls often, particularly after learning of his death in December.
Friday, January 21, 2022 11:44 am
Five speakers on MLK Day at Bates, Maine-based thinkers, practitioners, and activists, offered personal narratives and insights that vividly captured the day's theme, "What I Mean When I Say: Decolonization and Liberation."