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Wednesday

October 7, 2009 2:50 pm

Brooks Quimby season off to strong start

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.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009 10:45 am

Two concerts explore classical composers

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.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009 10:27 am

Award-winning Latino poet and gay activist to speak

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.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009 10:13 am

Poetry reading to explore relationship between nature, aesthetics

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.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009 9:40 am

Monthly contradance at Bates welcomes new music

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.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009 9:11 am

WRBC radio to present guitarist Glenn Jones

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.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009 8:58 am

MIT climate expert speaks on 'Deconstructing Global Warming'

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.

Thursday

October 1, 2009 1:33 pm

The Presidency essay cites Bates' commitment to community

Syracuse University president Nancy Cantor, writing in The Presidency, the magazine of the American Council on Education, urges U.S. colleges…

Thursday

October 1, 2009 12:59 pm

University Business honors Dining Services' commitment to sustainability, excellence

University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award for having the country’s best “self-operated dining program.”…

Thursday

October 1, 2009 10:36 am

October 2009 images of Bates

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Featured image of the month On a brilliant fall day, students…