Bates: The Alumni Magazine  -  Fall 1996

In This Issue

Easing the Pain of AIDS

Throughout our society - from the arts, to medicine, the government, and private community service - Bates alumni are confronting the challenges of AIDS.

Michael Foley '89: "All I Want is a Cure and My Friends Back"
Erik Mercer '91: The Blame Game
Whitney Wright '90: The White Woman's Myth
Robert Carr II '82: A Political Battle for Hearts and Minds
Daniel Walsh '74: A Crash Course in Life, Death, and Loss

Susan Adams Fiscus '68: Chipping Away at the Epidemic
Sylvia Woodaman Pollock '63: Public Treatment, Private Anguish


Round Table

Twenty years ago, Mark Weaver '80 traveled to China during Short Term. Last summer, he and his wife, Heidi Duncanson '82, returned to adopt a Chinese baby girl, one of thousands abandoned in that country.

Sports Notes

The year was 1946, and Bates had one of the best college football teams in the country. That meant... a bowl bid? Sports information director Adam Levin tells the story.

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