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Monday

March 14, 2005
9:58 am

Rhetorical fireworks fly as college team hosts debate tournament

As a warm-up for a Bates College-hosted national debate tournament, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council debated Harvard University on the issue “The United States has a moral obligation to spread democracy around the world.”

Thursday

March 10, 2005
9:22 am

Penn State geoscientist to discuss abrupt climate change

Richard Alley, whose book “The Two-Mile Time Machine” offers surprising conclusions about Earth’s climate, visits Bates College to give a lecture titled “Abrupt Climate Change, the Greenhouse Effect, and How We Can Make Money Cleaning up After Ourselves” Thursday, March 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

March 9, 2005
8:39 am

Fight the late-winter blues with Chekhov play, classical music

This weekend, the Bates College Orchestra, a string quartet from Italy and a Chekhov drama in a brand-new translation promise ample distraction from the Endless Winter of 2005.

Tuesday

March 8, 2005
12:41 pm

Women's basketball madness marches on

The Bobcats will take on the University of Southern Maine in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday in Gorham. The winner will face the winner of Springfield-Wesleyan in the Elite 8 on Saturday, also in Gorham.

Tuesday

March 8, 2005
12:52 am

Wide variety of festival films to be screened during March

Bates College screens a wide variety of award-winning films with human and animal rights themes, some with visits by filmmakers, during the month of March.

Friday

March 4, 2005
11:47 am

Amandla! presents Unity conference, dinner and dance

Amandla!, the African American student organization at Bates College, presents Unity Conference 2005, on Saturday, March 5.

Friday

March 4, 2005
11:13 am

Scholar-Athlete Society established at college

The new Bates Scholar-Athlete Society will include seniors nominated by their coaches who have compiled a 3.5 grade point average or have received a special nomination from faculty and staff for distinguished academic achievement in their junior and senior years.

Friday

March 4, 2005
11:01 am

Maine College GOP to host Youth Leadership School at college

The Maine College Republicans will host the Leadership Institute’s flagship program, the Youth Leadership School, at Bates College on Saturday and Sunday, March 12 and 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Thursday

March 3, 2005
10:47 am

World Music Weekend features gamelan, steel pans, African drumming

Offering music from Caribbean, Indonesian and African traditions, this year’s World Music Weekend at Bates takes place Friday through Sunday, March 4-6, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

March 3, 2005
10:09 am

Maine essayist Franklin Burroughs to give Otis Lecture

Franklin Burroughs, author of the acclaimed books “Billy Watson’s Croker Sack” and “The River Home: A Return to the Carolina Low Country,” visits Bates College to give the eighth annual Otis Lecture Wednesday, March 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.