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Monday

February 24, 2003
2:52 pm

Junior injured in Rhode Island fire recovering at home

Bates College junior Philip B. Barr, of Lincoln, R.I., was injured in the February 20 nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 99 people and injured more than 180.

Monday

February 24, 2003
2:49 pm

Lewiston Middle School students to show art

The popular annual art exhibit by students from Lewiston Middle School returns to the Museum of Art next month. The exhibit will run from March 6 through March 21.

Thursday

February 20, 2003
2:44 pm

Bates, peer colleges file in support of University of Michigan admissions policy

Bates College is adding its support to the defense of the University of Michigan’s affirmative action policy in admissions.

Thursday

February 20, 2003
12:00 pm

Bates hosts major conference on Lewiston-Auburn diversity

Well-known Maine politicians, officials from the public and private sectors, and local Somali residents will join educators and students at Bates College in March for the conference “Toward Harmony: A New Diversity in Lewiston-Auburn.”

Friday

February 14, 2003
2:32 pm

Lectures explore Russian wilderness, Sichuan art, social impacts of science

Four lectures in the coming weeks offer provocative, enlightening views on topics ranging from Chinese art to a feminist view of science and values. All four lectures are open to the public at no charge.

Thursday

February 13, 2003
2:28 pm

McDuffee Memorial 5K Run/Walk to support youth-violence prevention

With proceeds destined for a Red Cross program addressing issues of youth violence, a 5-kilometer run/walk dedicated to the memory of slain Bates College senior Morgan McDuffee will be held on Sunday, March 2.

Thursday

February 13, 2003
2:22 pm

Classmates Freeman, Chamberlain compete in Nordic World Championships

Classmates Justin Freeman ’98 and Dave Chamberlain ’98 are members of the U.S. cross country team competing in the World Championships Feb. 18-March 1 at Val di Fiemme, Italy. Freeman and Chamberlain join Nancy Ingersoll Fiddler ’78 as the only Bates alumni to represent the United States at a Winter Olympics or World Championships.

Thursday

February 13, 2003
2:09 pm

Majority of Bates students oppose pre-emptive military action in Iraq

International politics came home to Bates Feb. 10 when the Representative Assembly, the college’s student governing body, adopted a resolution condemning preemptive military action in Iraq.

Wednesday

February 12, 2003
2:20 pm

Gov. Baldacci, U.S. Rep. Allen to appear at Muskie Symposium

Gov. John Baldacci, U.S. Rep. Tom Allen, the co-founder of the pioneering newsweekly Maine Times and a host of experts in land use, economics and agriculture are among presenters at an environmental symposium planned for Feb. 28 and March 1.

Monday

February 10, 2003
2:09 pm

Pianist Glazer devotes program to Carl Maria von Weber

Frank Glazer, Bates’ resident artist since 1980 and arguably Maine’s best-known pianist, performs the popular Invitation to the Dance and three other works by Carl Maria von Weber at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.