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Thursday

May 15, 2008
11:47 am

Three Bates College students, an alumna receive Fulbright grants

Three Bates College seniors and one alumna received 2008-09 grants for postgraduate research from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008
12:34 pm

NCAA Men's Tennis Championships under way at Bates

Bears from St. Louis, Stags from California and other top-notch Division III men’s tennis teams and players are vying for NCAA championships over six days (May 13-18) at Bates College’s Wallach Tennis Center.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008
12:08 pm

Rwandan filmmaker to present work about his family, 1994 genocide

Bates commemorates the 14th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda with a screening of a new documentary film by genocide survivor Gilbert Ndahayo at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008
10:44 am

Balanced Beam

Behind the Ben Ayers ’99–Kirsten Walter ’00 farmhouse, barn designer and friend Brad Morse ’99, along with neighbor Bruce Bell, was cutting beams from hemlock timbers that Bell and son Nat had milled. On Morse’s T-shirt was the phrase “Measure twice, cut once.” An understatement, actually, said Morse with a smile. “I’m pretty picky about everything, so I do it more than twice.”

Tuesday

May 13, 2008
10:27 am

Bob's Job Says Goodbye

“Your job has been outsourced to India.” I shouldn’t have been surprised — though a week earlier, at our insurance company’s Holiday Concert Celebration, the CEO had trumpeted our “three-times-the-industry growth rate” over hot hors d’oeuvres and good tidings.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008
10:15 am

Crooning and Swooming

The Bates Deansmen celebrate 50 years with a campus gathering.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008
10:08 am

1980 — The Iran Hostage Crisis

Feb. 13, 1980, was Day 102 of the hostage crisis in Tehran, Iran. But for globetrotting freelance journalist William Worthy ’42, it was just another day in just another post-revolution country.