Stories about "Society and culture"
Ben Cline ’94 wins U.S. House seat; Jared Golden ’11 awaits historic decision

Friday, November 9, 2018 10:24 am

Ben Cline '94, R-Virginia, is heading to Congress. Maine Democrat Jared Golden '11 might know his results next week. Plus other alumni victories from Tuesday.

In telling climate stories, who’s in and who’s out? asks Otis speaker Elizabeth Rush

Friday, November 2, 2018 11:13 am

For Rush, author of the acclaimed Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, offering the 2018 Otis Lecture was a homecoming of sorts.

Look What We Found: Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s alien pop-up book

Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:33 pm

Walk into Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s...

Five bales of plastic recyclables sit outside Commons. But is it art yet?

Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:18 am

Five bales of plastic recyclables sitting on the lawn outside Commons challenge our "out of sight, out of mind" attitudes.

Red Sox vs. Dodgers in 1916, when Lewiston’s ‘Rough’ Carrigan led Boston

Friday, October 26, 2018 10:04 am

Nicknamed "Rough" for his style of play, Carrigan once said that "the first great requisite for success in baseball is nerve."

How Gabby Rivera is revolutionizing pop-lit’s depiction of the comic-book hero

Friday, October 12, 2018 9:09 am

Speaking to a Bates audience, Rivera, who is the author of Marvel’s first queer Latinx superhero, says that being soft can redefine what it means to be a hero.

What’s in a Lewiston Name: Frye

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 3:22 pm

Home to cozy student houses, a hopping social scene, and the campus coffeehouse, Frye Street is named for an illustrious Lewiston family.

At father’s alma mater, ‘Real American’ author discusses growing up black and biracial

Friday, September 21, 2018 8:46 am

Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of the 2018 Common Reading and daughter of George Lythcott '39, returned to campus to share her father's story, her story, and the "catharsis" that allowed her to finally love herself.

18 years after ‘just friends,’ they tied the knot back at Bates

Thursday, September 13, 2018 10:50 am

Another summer weekend, another alumni wedding in the Gomes Chapel. But this time, we were there to tell the story, of best Bates friends who became much more.

Convocation 2018 remarks: President Clayton Spencer

Friday, September 7, 2018 12:16 pm

President Spencer considers the famous phrase "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Is it false hope? Or a call to action?

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