Stories from November 2009
Friedman ’11 tapped by Sierra student group to advocate for tough climate treaty in Copenhagen

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 3:17 pm

Robert Friedman, a Bates College junior, is one of 18 college students nationwide set to lobby international climate treaty negotiators next month on behalf of a Sierra Club youth organization.

2009 Otis Fellows expand knowledge of history, culture, environment

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 2:36 pm

More than 100 years later, the Yukon River still bears the evidence of the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush: abandoned cabins, mining equipment, even shoes still scattered along the way. Last summer, two Bates seniors set out to experience this historic episode first-hand. They retraced the fortune hunters' trail along the Yukon, from Lake Bennett in Canada across Alaska to the Bering Sea — a distance of nearly 2,000 miles, covered by foot and canoe.

NBC Nightly News recalls Medal of Honor winner Lewis Millett '49

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 8:59 am

On his Nov. 16 telecast, NBC Nightly News host Brian Williams, L.H.D....

The Boston Globe tells of the Basij-Rasikh siblings' hope to shape Afghanistan's future

Sunday, November 15, 2009 4:03 pm

A Boston Globe story describes the support network for six siblings of...

Global Lens international film series continues with Moroccan tale of bizarre love triangle

Sunday, November 15, 2009 2:32 pm

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with "What a Wonderful World" by Moroccan director Faouzi Bensaïdi in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Dec. 4, and Sunday, Dec. 6, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Admission is $5. What a Wonderful World (94 min.) is in French and Arabic with English subtitles. For more information, please call 207-786-6158.

WMPG community radio interviews Golden '11, Basij-Rasikh '12 on Afghanistan

Thursday, November 12, 2009 4:47 pm

Jared Golden ’11, whose Marine and civilian experiences are the subject of...

Sun Journal profiles war veteran Jared Golden '11

Thursday, November 12, 2009 4:22 pm

The Lewiston Sun Journal, under the headline “War veteran attending Bates has...

Pizza Today reports on $5,000 Hobart sustainability grant

Thursday, November 12, 2009 3:36 pm

Pizza Today reports that the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability has awarded...

'Shakespeare's new play' to be performed at Bates College

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 3:37 pm

Bates College presents John Reed's "All the World's a Grave," a new play weaving together some of Shakespeare's most compelling characters and language, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Sunday and Monday, Nov. 12-13 and 15-16, and at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Divine a nation's mood from its blogs? Danforth '01 explains how

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 3:26 pm

Chris Danforth '01, a University of Vermont mathematician who has devised a system for assessing widespread happiness from blogs, explains his work at Bates College at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in Pettengill Hall's Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

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