Stories about "Society and culture"
A brief history of Frederick Douglass, Oren Cheney, and Bates

Friday, February 16, 2018 2:35 pm

Bates founder Oren Cheney and the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass were friends and giants in their worlds.

NBC’s Olympic-sized shout-out to Bates and skier Dinos Lefkaritis ’19

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 4:45 pm

Marching into the opening ceremonies, Bates Olympian Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Larnaca, Cyprus, drew an extended shout-out from NBC announcers.

With a box of photos, black history at Bates comes alive

Friday, February 9, 2018 11:29 am

As part of an annual conference, students delve into black history at Bates — and meet some of the history-makers

Bates’ newest Olympian: Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Cyprus

Friday, February 2, 2018 12:33 pm

Lefkaritis, a Bates alpine skier and double major in engineering and economics, is the one and only Olympian from his native Cyprus.

‘Establish the run’ for Super Bowl success? Not so fast, say Bates researchers

Friday, February 2, 2018 11:53 am

Bates economist Paul Shea and his former student Jared Quenzel ’13 tested a football truism, and here's what they found.

Look What We Found: Leslie Hill’s prized document of protest by African American women

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:12 pm

Hill, a Bates politics professor, explains a historic act of protest during the infamous 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings — and what it means for her students today.

Look What We Found: Mara Tieken’s green, battered, and beloved armchair

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:00 pm

Call it ugly, and she’ll agree, but Mara Tieken still loves the green chair for its personality and history, if not its Mad Men style.

President Spencer op-ed: Tax bills ‘constrict access to education’

Friday, December 8, 2017 11:43 am

Spencer writes that Congress’ current efforts at tax reform represent a puzzling "assault on educational opportunity."

Video: Students in Trashion Show model high fashion from low places

Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:06 pm

The Trashion Show, an annual waste-couture extravaganza, shows Bates students at their creative and sustainable best.

Video: “Make your move!” — What Bobcat runners think about cheers they hear

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 4:56 pm

Members of the Bates women's cross country team opine about all the advice they hear from supporters during races.

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