Stories about "Society and culture"
On the finale of HBO’s ‘Mare of Easttown’: Richard of Bates?

Thursday, June 3, 2021 6:12 pm

“Never even heard of Bates College,” says Kate Winslet's character in the season finale of HBO's Mare of Easttown. What's up with that?

19 items in the Library’s Lost and Found on May 10, 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:51 pm

As we were setting out items for Library Lost and Found, Elliott Vahey ’23 stopped by. And pointed. “That’s my bike lock key!”

Recalling a 1931 women’s archery tourney vs. ‘unseen opponents’

Friday, April 30, 2021 11:48 am

Bates' participation in a 1931 “telegraphic” tournament is considered the first intercollegiate competition joined by Bates women.

Bates to honor Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, artist Vanessa German, musician Rhiannon Giddens, and activist and lawyer Chase Strangio at Commencement

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:44 pm

Following last year's virtual event, the college's 155th Commencement will feature two complete, in-person ceremonies on May 27, each accommodating half the senior class.

Recalling 1941, when Bates touted ‘up-to-the-minute’ airline service

Friday, April 16, 2021 1:35 pm

Northeast Airlines, with a smiling pilgrim logo, used to serve Lewiston and a number of other New England cities.

Recalling when a Ford sedan drove through flames on Bardwell Street

Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:31 pm

In the 1950s, the raucous event known as Mayoralty made it possible for a student to drive his Ford through a wall of flames.

Metro riders wear masks in Qingdao, China, in November 2020. (Photograph by Gauthier Delecroix)
Bates professor’s paper foretold growing risk of racism toward Asian Americans

Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:06 pm

One year ago, as the global COVID-19 pandemic took hold, Assistant Professor of Economics Leshui He and colleagues in China called attention to a growing threat of discrimination faced by Asian people worldwide.

Creative and curious WiFi names in Lewiston explained

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:36 am

We share a few creative WiFi names seen around Lewiston neighborhoods in recent days, and our best guess as what they refer to.

Counseling & Psychological ServicesTonya Bailey-Curry, LCSW-Licensed Clinical Social Worker at 161 Wood St. offices Tonya received her Bachelor’s degree in Social and Behavioral Science and her Master’s degree in Social work, both from the University of Southern Maine. Her approach to working with clients is through client-centered modalities, grounded in trust and relationship building.Her areas of interest include trauma, grief and loss, diversity and inclusion, and human growth and development across the lifespan.
Help! Who’s there when Bates students need someone

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:27 pm

Here's our first in a series of portraits of Bates staff, folks who help position students for success in their work and lives at Bates.

Ask the College Experts: Finding a culture of activism

Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:54 am

Prospective college students say they want a campus experience that support their activism. Noelle Chaddock, Ph.D., vice president for equity and inclusion at Bates, explains how to find that college.

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