Posts from October 2008
Patrick Jackson '11

Monday, October 27, 2008 12:00 pm

After receiving limited playing time as a freshman last year, men's soccer midfielder Patrick Jackson earned the starting nod throughout the 2008 season, and has emerged as one of the top scoring midfielders in the NESCAC.

Anthony Phillips ’10 talks about improving this country’s education system

Saturday, October 25, 2008 12:00 pm

Anthony Phillips '10, a double major in African American studies and philosophy from Philadelphia, offered a commentary for "My America 2008," a special election-year series of The Tavis Smiley Show, broadcast by Public Radio International.

Jazz saxophonist come to Bates stage

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 9:51 pm

Known for his ability to play alto and tenor sax simultaneously, Coffin has shared the stage with such diverse and renowned acts as the Dave Matthews Band, Phish, Van Morrison, the Dixie Chicks, Umphrey's McGee, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Multicultural alumni to share experiences in Homecoming event

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 12:00 pm

Among the attractions at the forthcoming Bates' Homecoming Weekend is "Faces of Bates Across the Decades," a panel discussion exploring and celebrating experiences of the college's international alumni and alumni of color.

Bates museum welcomes Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar for book signing

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 12:00 pm

Renowned Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar will be signing books to celebrate the Islandport Press' reprinting of The Little Fisherman, which she illustrated.

Students discuss presidential election in civic forum

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 2:20 pm

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships continues its 2008-09 Civic Forum series with a student panel discussion on possible outcomes and implications of the upcoming presidential election.

Congress extends tax break on gifts from IRAs

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 1:53 pm

The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 extends the rollover provisions originally enacted by the Pension Protection Act of 2006. The legislation offers charitably minded individuals a golden opportunity to make gifts directly from their IRAs and to exclude the amount of their gifts from gross income.

Nora Collins '11

Monday, October 20, 2008 12:00 pm

The Bates College women's eight took second place out of 34 boats in the Women's Collegiate Eights Sunday at the 44th Head of the Charles Regatta.

Dae Ro Lee '11

Monday, October 20, 2008 12:00 pm

The Bates College men's soccer team beat its second undefeated opponent this week Saturday at Middlebury, ending the host Panthers' 18-game unbeaten streak with a 1-0 win. The Bobcats scored the game's only goal at 84:39 as sophomore Dae Ro Lee (Yongin, South Korea) struck a beautiful corner kick that arced around Middlebury keeper Brian Bush and into the far side of the net.

Images of Bates: October 2008

Monday, October 20, 2008 12:00 pm

A monthly collection of photo highlights from October 2008.

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