Stories about "Society and culture"
Friday, September 24, 2021 2:29 pm
Beards, mustaches, and sideburns were all the rage at Bates in the late 1800s.
Thursday, September 9, 2021 11:51 am
When Peter Goodrich ’89 died on Sept. 11, 2001, grief enshrouded his family and his Bates friends. Twenty years later, love has persevered, providing a path forward to honor his legacy at Bates.
Friday, August 20, 2021 11:03 am
Shortly after the Bobcat Den reopened after its 516-day closure due to the pandemic, 97-year-old Ralph Sylvester ‘50 arrived for breakfast.
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?
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!”
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.
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.
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.
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.