Stories from February 2003
Monday, February 24, 2003 2:52 pm
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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. 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
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.