News Archives

Thursday

January 31, 2002 2:47 pm

Corradini '92 carries a torch for Salt Lake City

In Salem, Ore., on Jan. 22, Andrea Corradini ’92 was one of approximately 11,500 runners in the Olympic Torch Relay who have conveyed the flame from Atlanta to Salt Lake City, where the Winter Games begin Feb. 8.

Tuesday

January 29, 2002 3:00 pm

'Ghost of Bridgetown' author to read

Novelist Debra Spark reads from her second and latest work, “The Ghost of Bridgetown,” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Benjamin Mays Center, on Russell Street at Bates College. The reading is free and open to the public.

Saturday

January 26, 2002 3:05 pm

Bates College names Elaine Tuttle Hansen next president

Elaine Tuttle Hansen, provost and professor of English at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, was elected president of Bates College on Saturday, Jan. 26. She will assume office July 1 as the college’s seventh president, and first woman president, since its founding in 1855.

Friday

January 25, 2002 4:22 pm

'Americana' singer Robert Earl Keen plays Bates

Robert Earl Keen, whose gritty musical tales of the down and out have made him an alt-country favorite, performs in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building at Bates College at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Guitarist-singer Willy Porter opens this concert sponsored by the Bates Activity Council. Tickets cost $12 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Maine and New Hampshire.

Friday

January 25, 2002 9:48 am

'Americana' singer Robert Earl Keen plays Bates College

Robert Earl Keen, whose gritty musical tales of the down and out have made him an alt-country favorite, performs in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building at Bates College at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Guitarist-singer Willy Porter opens this concert sponsored by the Bates Activity Council. Tickets cost $12 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Maine and New Hampshire.

Thursday

January 24, 2002 3:29 pm

Robert Drinan to discuss U.S. war on terrorism

Robert Drinan, an ordained Jesuit priest, professor of law at Georgetown University and internationally recognized human rights advocate, will discuss the ethical and legal challenges facing the United States as it pursues national domestic security in a talk titled “America’s War on Terrorism: Human Rights, Civil Rights and Homeland Security” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue, at Bates College.

Thursday

January 24, 2002 3:11 pm

Six Bobcats qualify for NCAA championships

Midway through the winter season, six Bates College student-athletes have qualified for the NCAA championships. Three represent the swimming and diving teams and three come from the track and field teams.

Tuesday

January 22, 2002 2:31 pm

Portland rabbi to discuss 'faith in a broken world'

Rabbi Alice Dubinsky of Congregation Bet Ha’am in South Portland will present a talk titled “Holy Fragments: A Rabbi’s Faith in a Broken World” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. Part of the series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2001-02,” sponsored by the chaplain’s office, the talk is open to the public free of charge.

Tuesday

January 22, 2002 9:53 am

'Nuyorican' poet to read at Bates

Poet Jaime “Shaggy” Flores, known for his work with the new generation of “Nuyorican Poets” (the term referring to a Puerto Rican living in New York or one who has lived in New York and returned to Puerto Rico), will give a poetry performance titled “Diaspora in My Art: Artistic Perspectives on Africa in the Americas” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

January 21, 2002 2:38 pm

Burt's Bees president to discuss women as entrepreneurs

Roxanne Quimby, co-founder and president of Burt’s Bees, will discuss the role of women as entrepreneurs in marketing natural consumer products at 7 p.m. Monday, January 28, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College. The public is invited free of charge to the talk, part of the annual Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship. An informal reception and refreshments will follow the presentation.