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Monday

November 10, 2008
12:00 pm

Tom Beaton '10

On Saturday against Hamilton, it took perhaps Beaton’s best game as a Bobcat to defeat Hamilton College for the fifth straight time, in a 23-22 thriller at Garcelon Field.

Monday

November 10, 2008
12:00 pm

Tess Dokus

Tess Dokus (Salem, Conn.) was a big reason for the Bates volleyball team’s improved fortunes in the 2008 season.

Friday

November 7, 2008
1:24 pm

Election Night at Bates

Regardless of what presidential candidate you supported there is no doubt that Tuesday night was a special night for America. To see Barack Obama, an African-American, be elected as President of the United States, is truly something remarkable. Whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat, this is a historic moment in our country’s history and one that I know I will never forget.

Friday

November 7, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates mathematician awarded $107,000 grant

Peter Wong, a professor of mathematics at Bates, has received a grant of nearly $110,000 to support his research in topology.

Thursday

November 6, 2008
1:29 pm

I’m the Girl Talk of Philosophy

Concerning mash-up music, debates have been circulating concerning the question of whether a mash-up song should be considered new or not. Is a mash-up song authentic? Is it “real” music? Or is it simply two previously written songs placed together into something that is less novel than it is a rip-off. And what does it mean that computers are so fancy these days that any Joe-shmo can take two of his favorite songs and layer them together? Does that count as authentic?

Wednesday

November 5, 2008
2:17 pm

Choice Meat

This issue reflects the College’s ongoing Bates Contemplates Food initiative in myriad ways, including eight profiles of alumni who produce food in Maine.

Wednesday

November 5, 2008
12:20 pm

Yale psychologist to lecture about body-mind duality

Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale, visits Bates College to offer a lecture exploring how humans think of bodies and souls at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Wednesday

November 5, 2008
12:11 pm

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with Argentinian, Iranian entries

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, continues at the Olin Arts Center, Bates College, this week with 7 p.m. screenings of the 2006 Iranian drama ‘The Fish Fall in Love’ on Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Room 104, and ‘Kept and Dreamless’ (Argentina, 2005) on Thursday, Nov. 6, in Room 105.

Wednesday

November 5, 2008
11:50 am

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with Lebanese drama 'The Kite'

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, continues in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center this week with a 7 p.m. screenings of the 2003 Lebanese drama “The Kite” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Room 104.

Tuesday

November 4, 2008
12:48 pm

Photographs from Parents & Family Weekend 2008

Attending classes, academic presentations, athletic competitions, museum exhibitions and a variety of performances complemented the chance to spend time with families and friends.