Stories from October 2007
Photographs from Parents & Family Weekend 2007

Thursday, October 18, 2007 12:24 pm

Inclement weather on Friday evaporated as a beautiful Saturday and Sunday materialized for Parents and Family Weekend 2007. Attending classes, academic presentations, athletic competitions, museum exhibitions and tours of the new student housing and the under-construction dining Commons complemented the chance to spend time with families and friends.

Campus construction update: Week of Oct. 8

Friday, October 12, 2007 12:41 pm

Oct. 8 was a red-letter day at 280 College St., as the outdoor gas grill at the new student residence was fired up for the first time. Residence coordinators Jenn Linton '08 and Matt Lopez '08 hosted an inaugural cookout that had been delayed a couple weeks while shipping damage to the grill was fixed.

Gogol Bordello brings punk-flavored world sounds to Bates

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 2:00 pm

Gogol Bordello, a band that feeds a growing cult following with a frenetic mix of Gypsy, punk and world musics, performs at Bates College at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Phillips Fellows present international research

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 1:50 pm

Five students who conducted international research with the support of Phillips Fellowships from Bates present their research in October.

Sociologist, PBS 'History Detectives' investigator to discuss Africa

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 2:06 pm

The 2007–08 Bates College Lecture Series opens with a discussion of Africa in the modern world by sociologist Tukufu Zuberi at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Bates' Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Bates Concert Series opens with pianist Inon Barnatan

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 1:53 pm

Inon Barnatan, an exciting young pianist described by a London Evening Standard critic as "refined, searching and unfailingly communicative," opens the 2007-08 Bates College Concert Series with a performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Vienna Piano Trio opens impromptu, nine-day 'piano week' at Bates

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 1:29 pm

Featuring Maine's best-known pianist and visiting performers of international renown, the piano rules Bates College's Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., for nine days in October.

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