Posts from October 2004
George Mitchell, Vanessa Kerry stump for John Kerry

Friday, October 29, 2004 12:44 pm

In next Tuesday's presidential election, Americans have a choice between "fear and hope," former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell told an audience of about 100 at Bates College at midday Thursday, Oct. 28. Speaking in support of Sen. John Kerry and presented by the Bates Democrats, the Maine Democrat was the one of the latest in a series of notable figures campaigning here on behalf of the presidential candidates.

Maine Day draws high school students

Wednesday, October 27, 2004 1:03 pm

On Thursday, Nov. 11, high school students from all over Maine will visit Bates College for Maine Day.

Law professor Derrick Bell gives Brown v. Board of Education talk

Friday, October 22, 2004 1:07 pm

The exhibition "Multicultural Center Retrospective: Eight Years of Diversity Programming" opens Thursday, Oct. 28, with a 6 p.m. reception whose guests include the author and attorney Derrick Bell, featured in a 7 p.m. talk commemorating the historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision. The public is invited to attend free of charge the reception and the lecture, held in Chase Hall Gallery and Chase Hall Lounge respectively, Campus Avenue, Bates College. For more information, call 207-786-8376.

Comedian visits to discuss Maine's creative economy

Thursday, October 21, 2004 1:15 pm

Bates College presents Michael Miclon, a well-known Maine comedian and new vaudevillian, with a talk about the state's creative economy at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue.

Men's cross country ninth, women's soccer 21st in national polls

Wednesday, October 20, 2004 1:41 pm

The Bates College men's cross country team is ranked ninth nationally among NCAA Division III institutions, and the women's soccer team made its debut in the national polls on Tuesday, ranking 21st.

Panel to discuss Vietnam and Iraq wars

Thursday, October 14, 2004 11:56 am

To provide historical perspective on what happened more than three decades ago and what is going on now in the Middle East, a Bates College panel consisting of a Vietnam veteran, a Vietnamese student from Hanoi, a Republican Party student activist, and a former member of Congress and Reagan arms control official will debate the differences and similarities between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq.

Aardvark Jazz Orchestra continues Bates Concert Series

Wednesday, October 13, 2004 12:22 pm

Distinguished by an eclecticism that encompasses free improvisation, Duke Ellington classics and sacred music, Boston's Aardvark Jazz Orchestra continues the 2004-05 Bates College Concert Series at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, in the Olin Arts Center, at 75 Russell St.

Bates announces $120 million campaign, largest in its history

Monday, October 11, 2004 12:40 pm

Bates College announced the public phase of the most ambitious fund-raising effort in its history Oct. 9 – a $120 million campaign focused on endowment for greater student financial aid, academic programs and facilities improvements.

PowerPoint Analysis: SAT Submitters and Non-Submitters

Sunday, October 10, 2004 11:09 am

PowerPoint presentation on 20-year Optional SAT study to the National Association for College Admissions Counseling national conference in Milwaukee Oct. 1 by William C. Hiss, Bates College vice president for external affairs. Use of this information is embargoed to Oct.1.

Bates community urged to register, vote

Saturday, October 9, 2004 1:00 pm

"It's often said that democracies are measured by the participation of their citizens," President Elaine Tuttle Hansen observed. "We are fortunate at Bates to have student Democrats and Republicans who each year take that civic commitment to heart and work to register their fellow students."

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