Bates Magazine  -  Fall 1998

In This Issue

Designing Bobcats
By H. Jay Burns

A new bobcat graphic design prompts a look at the diminutive-yet-feisty mascot's history -- including why we're not known as the Bates Storks.

Lawyer, Guns, No Money
Story and Photos by Phyllis Graber Jensen

Noted Portland defense lawyer Tom Connolly '79 often defends the poor and downtrodden. Now, as the longshot Democratic candidate for governor, he's the outsider looking in.

The River Stynx No More
By Michael Gordon

A polluted embarassment for much of the century, the Androscoggin River has rebounded in style -- and inspired the career of at least one alumnus.

A Stroll with Gomes
By H. Jay Burns

Ripping vines from ivy stones or telling tales from student days, author and preacher Peter Gomes '65 reminded Reunion alumni to cherish the College's "sturdy origins."



Editor's Note
H. Jay Burns

President's Column
President Donald Harward

Class Notes
By Ruth Rowe Wilson '36

Vital Stats


Bates Bookshelf

Alumni Council
By Nancy Higgins '81,
Alumni Council President


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