October 7, 2009 2:50 pm
Bates College debaters started their season in style the weekend of Sept. 25-27 with a tournament win in Vermont and a strong showing at Boston University. Representing Bates’ Brooks Quimby Debate Council, sophomores Colin Etnire and Ian Mahmud finished first out of 76 teams in a tourney at the University of Vermont on Sept. 27. (Debate teams comprise two people.) Beginning debaters acquitted themselves well that same weekend, as two Bates teams won three out of four rounds in a novice tournament at BU.
October 6, 2009 10:45 am
Back-to-back concerts at Bates College explore the music of two composers associated with the formative years of Viennese classical music, Franz Josef Haydn and Luigi Boccherini.
October 6, 2009 10:27 am
Emanuel Xavier, an award-winning Latino poet, spoken word artist, author and activist, speaks at Bates College in observance of National Coming Out Day at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.
October 6, 2009 10:13 am
Jonathan Skinner, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, reads from his own poetry and from the poetry journal that he edits, Ecopoetics, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.
October 6, 2009 9:40 am
Matching Orange, a new high-energy folk band from the Boston area, makes its first performance at the monthly Bates College contradance at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.
October 6, 2009 9:11 am
Guitarist Glenn Jones of Cambridge, Mass., plays an acoustic concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Ronj, the student-run Bates College coffeehouse at 32 Frye St. Opening for Jones will be Micah Blue Smaldone of Portland. Admission is free.
October 6, 2009 8:58 am
Professor Richard S. Lindzen, Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology and chair of the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, gives a presentation titled “Deconstructing Global Warming” at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in the Keck Classroom.
October 1, 2009 1:33 pm
Syracuse University president Nancy Cantor, writing in The Presidency, the magazine of the American Council on Education, urges U.S. colleges…
October 1, 2009 12:59 pm
University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award for having the country’s best “self-operated dining program.”…
October 1, 2009 10:36 am
Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Featured image of the month On a brilliant fall day, students…