Posts from March 2005
Rhetorical fireworks fly as college team hosts debate tournament

Monday, March 14, 2005 9:58 am

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."

Penn State geoscientist to discuss abrupt climate change

Thursday, March 10, 2005 9:22 am

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.

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

Wednesday, March 9, 2005 8:39 am

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.

Women's basketball madness marches on

Tuesday, March 8, 2005 12:41 pm

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.

Wide variety of festival films to be screened during March

Tuesday, March 8, 2005 12:52 am

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.

Amandla! presents Unity conference, dinner and dance

Friday, March 4, 2005 11:47 am

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

Scholar-Athlete Society established at college

Friday, March 4, 2005 11:13 am

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.

Maine College GOP to host Youth Leadership School at college

Friday, March 4, 2005 11:01 am

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.

World Music Weekend features gamelan, steel pans, African drumming

Thursday, March 3, 2005 10:47 am

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.

Maine essayist Franklin Burroughs to give Otis Lecture

Thursday, March 3, 2005 10:09 am

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.

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