Stories from January 2003
Civil liberties expert Christopher Pyle discusses terrorism's impact on privacy

Friday, January 31, 2003 3:43 pm

hristopher Pyle, who researched the U.S. government's domestic spying abuses for Congress in the 1970s, comes to Bates College to discuss terrorism's impact on civil liberties in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue.

Junior wins national award for service to Central Maine Adaptive Sports

Thursday, January 30, 2003 3:38 pm

Junior Lori E. Jessup of Hatboro, Pa., has received a national award for working with disabled Maine skiers as part of the third annual Glamour magazine-sponsored "Best of You" contest, honoring women for "their personal best quality to make a difference in the world."

Bates Democrats plan tribute to the late Sen. Paul Wellstone of Minnesota

Wednesday, January 29, 2003 3:35 pm

Inviting attendees to pen letters to their congressional representatives for or against invading Iraq, the Bates Democrats will host a tribute in words and song to the life and accomplishments of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone of Minnesota.

Israeli student to offer perspectives on Arab-Israeli relations

Tuesday, January 28, 2003 3:16 pm

Senior Smadar Bakovic, an English major, will discuss Arab perspectives on the historic mistrust between Arabs and Jews.

Cyberculture expert to discuss implications of altering the human body

Monday, January 27, 2003 3:11 pm

Chris Hables Gray, a noted cyberculture expert and activist, will discuss the social implications of altering the human body through technology in a lecture.

Fireworks, concert highlight Lunar New Year fete at Bates

Monday, January 27, 2003 3:04 pm

Through Jan. 31, the student organization Sangai Asia celebrates the Lunar New Year with Bates Asian Week, a festival including a concert by singer Magdalen Hsu-Li, a lecture on democracy in China and a neighborhood fireworks display, all open to the public at no charge.

Christian Scientist discusses 'Building Unity Through Forgiveness'

Friday, January 24, 2003 3:01 pm

Joni Overton-Jung, a spiritual healer in the Christian Science tradition, addresses the topic "Building Unity Through Forgiveness" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in Room 162, Pettengill Hall.

Exhibit features images of Buddhists from around the world

Friday, January 24, 2003 2:56 pm

An exhibition of photographs titled "From Lynn to Lhasa: Photographs of Cambodian, Chinese, and Tibetan Buddhists" by Harvard photographer Kris Snibbe opens at the Bates College Chapel on Sunday, Jan. 26.

Ice Anniversary

Thursday, January 23, 2003 9:43 am

As tree limbs crashed down on the Bates Quad at the height of the storm, Bates arborist Bill Bergevin felt helpless. "You just wanted to yell out, 'Stop!'" he remembers. "But you knew it wouldn't help."

King Day events commemorate Haitian revolution bicentennial

Wednesday, January 22, 2003 2:50 pm

Noted scholar Alex Dupuy, professor of sociology and Latin American studies at Wesleyan College, is the keynote speaker for the 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme "The Haitian Revolution: The Bicentennial and Its Legacy."

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