News Archives


February 13, 2007 11:39 am

Speaker discusses peace in the Middle East

Neil Lazarus, an international lecturer on the Middle East, Israeli advocacy and effective communication training, offers a seminar titled “Is Peace Possible in the Middle East?” Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.


February 13, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 12

As we told you in the Jan. 29 edition of this space, recent construction projects have included a giant pit about halfway between Alumni Gym and Pettengill Hall, near the site of the new dining Commons.


February 8, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 4

With the official opening just weeks away, the new dining Commons passed a milestone early on Feb. 7: the arrival of its first truckload of food. The Performance Food Group semi backed into the Commons’ truck bay, on Central Avenue, shortly after dawn as an overnight snowfall tapered off.


February 7, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 5

Construction of the new student housing, at College Street and Mountain Avenue, is making hot progress despite the continuing bitter cold.


February 6, 2007 1:26 pm

Whitehouse Professor of Sociology Emily Kane challenges privilege

In celebration of her appointment as Whitehouse Professor of Sociology at Bates College, Emily Kane leads a panel discussion on “Disrupting Privilege: Inequality, Community and Social Change” Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Chase Hall Lounge.


February 2, 2007 11:28 am

College takes part in national recycling competition

In January, for the first time, Bates College joined more than 200 colleges and universities across the United States in RecycleMania, a 10-week recycling and waste minimization competition.