Stories about "Society and culture"
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."
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:34 pm
It’s finals week, and we think students are foregoing routine tasks like...
Friday, November 19, 2021 9:13 am
One of 10 "Top Performer"s in the country, Bates earned a Gold rating for excellence in sustainability performance from an international benchmarking organization.
Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:23 pm
A poignant observance at Veterans Plaza offered a simple ritual that "people can interact with throughout Veterans Day," says the Rev. Brittany Longsdorf.
Thursday, November 18, 2021 4:18 pm
With 85 percent of eligible students heading to the polls in 2020, Bates was recognized for having one of the highest voting rates in the nation.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 12:21 pm
Introducing the creative teams of the 2021 Trashion Show, including a Bates professor modeling COVID lounge wear made from face coverings.
Friday, October 29, 2021 12:21 pm
"Yes, that’s my name,” said the man on the other end of the phone. “But I didn’t write it.” We were getting so close to solving the "Fran K. / Frank" signature mystery.
Thursday, October 28, 2021 3:43 pm
Nate Pulsifer, Class of 1899, was one of the great two-sport athletes in Bates history — and inspired a character in a Jack Kerouac novel.
Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:30 am
A beloved lecturer emeritus at Bates, Gene Clough had two thoughts before exiting the plane door for his recent skydive. Thought one: “People do this all the time.” Thought two: “There’s no way I’m going to survive this!”
Thursday, October 7, 2021 11:34 am
In 1893, for the first time at Bates, "young ladies of the freshman class outnumber the young men."