Posts from November 2008
Tom Beaton '10

Monday, November 10, 2008 12:00 pm

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.

Tess Dokus

Monday, November 10, 2008 12:00 pm

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

Election Night at Bates

Friday, November 7, 2008 1:24 pm

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.

Bates mathematician awarded $107,000 grant

Friday, November 7, 2008 12:00 pm

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

I’m the Girl Talk of Philosophy

Thursday, November 6, 2008 1:29 pm

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?

Choice Meat

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 2:17 pm

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

Yale psychologist to lecture about body-mind duality

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 12:20 pm

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.

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with Argentinian, Iranian entries

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 12:11 pm

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.

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

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 11:50 am

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.

Photographs from Parents & Family Weekend 2008

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 12:48 pm

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

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