Stories from October 2008
Parents Weekend

Friday, October 10, 2008 12:00 pm

So last weekend the campus was flooded with parents and younger siblings checking out the Bates scene. My parents couldn’t make the trip from Chicago this year, so Parents Weekend meant a few other things for me.

Global Lens 2008 film series resumes with Bet Collector

Friday, October 10, 2008 12:00 pm

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, resumes at Bates College with the 2006 Filipino drama "The Bet Collector."

Global Lens 2008 touring film series comes to Bates

Friday, October 10, 2008 12:00 pm

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of 10 narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, opens at Bates College with the 2006 Croatian drama All for Free.

Jazz sax, classical duo come to Bates stage

Friday, October 10, 2008 11:05 am

A concert featuring a saxophonist known for his work with banjoist Bela Fleck and a performance by pianist Frank Glazer and violinist Curtis Macomber highlight the Bates College calendar in the coming days.

Alan Schwartz '61 sees the law end of the credit crisis

Friday, October 10, 2008 10:55 am

An expert in bankruptcy and corporate governance, Yale law professor Alan Schwartz...

UChicago professor celebrates Darwin at Bates

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 9:00 pm

"What advice would you give to Maine students interested in science?"

Senate ads misplace blame for fiscal crisis

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 12:00 pm

The Portland Press Herald interviewed David Aschauer, the College's Elmer Campbell Professor of Economics, to gauge the accuracy of political advertisements being rolled out during Maine's U.S. Senate race between Rep. Tom Allen, a Democrat, and Sen. Susan Collins, the Republican incumbent.

Philosopher discusses war and its alternatives in annual Zerby lecture

Monday, October 6, 2008 12:00 pm

Philosopher, author and producer Sam Keen gives a presentation titled The Lasting Appeal of War and the Quest for a Moral and Erotic Alternative at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Beth Billington '09

Monday, October 6, 2008 12:00 pm

Beth Billington is the only senior on the 2008 Bates volleyball team, and the middle blocker from St. Paul, Minn., came up big for the Bobcats in a 4-1 week that pulled the team's record to an even .500 at 9-9.

Ted Durkin '11

Monday, October 6, 2008 12:00 pm

In his third career start at inside linebacker for Bates, sophomore Ted Durkin submitted his finest game to date in a 27-14 loss to Williams College.

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