Posts from December 2004
Debate team takes on Oxford, Cambridge, the Worlds

Wednesday, December 22, 2004 1:30 pm

"It has been a fantastic year," said debate coach Bryan Brito. "Once again Bates debaters won the novice tournament, and we have trophied at virtually every tournament we have attended."

MLK Day events highlight legacy of labor, justice, and dignity

Wednesday, December 22, 2004 12:55 pm

The Rev. John Mendez, pastor of the Emmanuel Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, N.C., and the Winston-Salem Chronicle's 1994 Man of the Year, is the keynote speaker for the 2005 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

2005 Martin Luther King Day Workshops

Wednesday, December 22, 2004 10:02 am

2005 Martin Luther King Day Workshops.

2005 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule

Wednesday, December 22, 2004 9:57 am

2005 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule.

Hot streaks on hold for winter break

Wednesday, December 15, 2004 1:40 pm

Athletic teams at Bates are on a brief hiatus for exams this week. Contests will resume on Jan. 3 with the women's basketball team heading to Williamstown, Mass., for the Williams Tournament. But it's been a tremendous first month of the winter sports season for the Bobcats, with several teams earning national recognition.

Bates to raise scholarship funds for local students

Friday, December 10, 2004 3:04 pm

Bates College announced today a campaign to raise scholarship funds for local students who attend the liberal arts institution. Longtime Auburn resident and Bates parent Barbara Trafton will lead the fund-raising effort for a new endowment that will be dedicated to the financial support of students from Lewiston, Auburn and surrounding communities in Androscoggin County.

Basketball teams start 2004-05 undefeated

Tuesday, December 7, 2004 3:35 pm

Both the men's and women's basketball teams have gotten off to impressive starts at Bates College, with both teams undefeated through the first three weeks of the season.

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts high school tournament

Monday, December 6, 2004 3:41 pm

For the second consecutive year, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosted an all-day forensics tournament Saturday, Dec. 4, for approximately 260 Maine high school students. A scheduled tournament for the 2004-05 season of the Maine Forensics Association, the judged competition featured events in speech, Lincoln-Douglas debate and Student Congress. The MFA promotes the development of articulate leadership among secondary students throughout the state.

Attorney discusses civil liberties restrictions caused by war on terror

Friday, December 3, 2004 3:51 pm

Meeting today with students enrolled in "Wartime Dissent in Modern America" — a course taught by associate professor of history Hilmar Jensen — Boston civil rights attorney Howard Friedman discussed restrictions on civil liberties caused by the war on terror.

Poster session aims to demonstrate math = fun

Wednesday, December 1, 2004 4:08 pm

"The Heart of Mathematics," a session of presentations by students in the course "Great Ideas in Mathematics," aims to showcase different approaches to interpreting key concepts in the field.

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