News Archives

Sunday

February 29, 2004 11:01 am

Men's, women's basketball teams fall to top-ranked teams in NESCAC Tournaments

The Bates College men’s basketball team fell to one No. 1 team on Saturday, and the women suffered the same fate on Sunday as both teams were eliminated from the New England Small College Athletic Conference Championships over the weekend.

Friday

February 27, 2004 12:34 pm

Director presents toxic comedy about vinyl siding

Peabody Award-winning filmmaker and environmental activist Judith Helfand screens her documentary “Blue Siding,” a serio-comic expose of vinyl siding, at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the 96-minute screening, co-sponsored by Bates Hillel and the Environmental Coalition, free of charge.

Friday

February 27, 2004 11:14 am

Bates Republicans host acclaimed gay marriage author Andrew Sullivan

Renowned journalist and political activist Andrew Sullivan will speak at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. His topic: “The Politics of Homosexuality.”

Friday

February 27, 2004 10:23 am

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

The second annual 5-kilometer run/walk honoring the memory of Morgan McDuffee, a Bates College senior slain in 2002, takes place at Bates Saturday, March 6.

Wednesday

February 25, 2004 11:21 am

Maine College Republicans host Youth Leadership School at Bates College

The Maine College Republicans will host the Leadership Institute’s flagship program, the Youth Leadership School, at Bates College from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, and Sunday, Feb. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

February 24, 2004 2:25 pm

Local progressive-rock band to perform at Bates College

In a departure from the Bates College Noonday Concert series’ usual classical and jazz offerings, a progressive rock band featuring two prodigiously talented students from the Lisbon area performs at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

February 24, 2004 2:04 pm

Artist discusses spiritual, political and aesthetic vision for artwork in Bates exhibit

Artist and activist Betty LaDuke will give two talks and lead a participatory workshop to accompany an exhibition of her paintings and sketches, “Latin American Transitions: The Art of Betty LaDuke,” on display at the Bates College Chapel now through March 26.

Sunday

February 22, 2004 11:33 am

Men's and women's basketball advance to NESCAC semifinals

The Bates College men’s and women’s basketball teams both advanced to the semifinal round of the New England Small College Athletic Conference Championships with wins over their quarterfinal opponents on Saturday.

Tuesday

February 17, 2004 4:16 pm

Bates presents musical tribute to World War II spirit

In the annual spring production by the Bates College theater department, Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz directs the World War II-era musical “Swingtime Canteen” in performances at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 11-13, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 13 and 14.

Tuesday

February 17, 2004 12:12 pm

Hochadel earns NESCAC honors; basketball teams prepare for playoffs

Betsy Hochadel was selected as the New England Small College Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week by the conference on Monday afternoon.