Stories from October 1996
70 years ago, the Glass Bowl slipper fit the Bates football team

Wednesday, October 2, 1996 11:15 am

In 1946, Bates hadn't played in three years due to World War II. But by December, Bates would become the first and only NESCAC college ever to play in a bowl game.

Forest referendum is topic of discussion

Tuesday, October 1, 1996 11:12 am

The so-called clear-cutting referendum on Maine's November ballot will be aired in a panel discussion at Bates College on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The 7:30 p.m. roundtable will take place in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

U.S. Rep. John E. Baldacci to visit

Tuesday, October 1, 1996 10:58 am

U.S. Rep. John E. Baldacci, D-Maine, will be the first speaker in a series of "Open Mike" talks at Bates College.

Environment keys parents and families weekend

Tuesday, October 1, 1996 10:26 am

"The Bates Environment" is the keynote for Bates College's annual Parents and Families Weekend Oct. 4-6, as the college celebrates its new program in environmental studies and focuses on the human and natural ecology of the campus.

Ex-Congressman Mickey Edwards to speak

Tuesday, October 1, 1996 12:00 am

Former U.S. Rep. Mickey Edwards, R-Okla., a leading conservative voice on foreign and defense policy, will speak at Bates College on Thursday Oct. 10 as part of the lecture series The Quality of Our Civic Discourse and Life. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

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