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Sophomores Eva Goldstein, Meghan Lynch and Alicia Rabideau wrote to Maine Gov. Paul LePage urging that he reconsider public assistance to legal noncitizens.
Advocacy for legal noncitizens takes Bates students to national conference

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 1:38 pm

Based on their advocacy for public assistance to legal noncitizens, two Bates College sophomores will participate in the Debating for Democracy National Conference March 19-20.

Ruchira Gupta, at left, shown with presenter Demi Moore, receives the 2009 Clinton Global Initiative award. (Apne Aap Women Worldwide)
Sex-trafficking activist Ruchira Gupta to speak

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:06 am

Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of an organization fighting sex trafficking in India, discusses the abolition of the sex trade in a Bates College event on March 17.

Livestream: Dauge-Roth delivers Kroepsch Lecture, 4:30 p.m. March 18, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015 11:51 am

Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies Alexandre Dauge-Roth, recipient of the...

Professor Emerita of English Carole Anne Taylor. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Professor Emerita of English Carole Anne Taylor dies at age 71

Monday, March 16, 2015 9:52 am

A scholar, teacher and champion of social justice, Taylor was a member of the Bates faculty from 1978 to her retirement in 2011.

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Video: 10 great moments from Bates’ two wins in the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 11:13 am

Hustle, athleticism and in-your-face defense has defined Bates' two wins in the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship tournament.

Novelist and screenwriter Sayed Kashua.
Award-winning Arab-Israeli author, humorist presents film, talk

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 8:48 am

Bates College presents a film about the struggles of Arab-Israeli co-existence and a talk by the film's screenwriter, an Arab-Israeli journalist and novelist described as "the best Hebrew writer working today.”

Hiroya Miura conducts the Bates College orchestra. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates Orchestra performs international odes to the homeland

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 4:30 pm

The Bates College Orchestra, led by conductor Hiroya Miura, showcases Russian, Czech and German music inspired by love for the homeland on March 14.

An image by Renee Cox, as seen in Thomas Allen Harris' film "Through a Lens Darkly."
Filmmaker presents exploration of photography’s role in black culture

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:28 pm

Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris visits Bates College to show his 2014 documentary "Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People" on March 8.

Ru Freeman '94 is a novelist and a blogger for the Huffington Post on literature and politics.
Novelist and journalist Ruveni Freeman ’94 reads at Muskie Archives

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 11:50 am

The Language Arts Live series at Bates College presents Ruveni Freeman in a reading from her work on March 11.

John Thatamanil.
Theology professor looks at highs, lows of multiple religious participation

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 11:22 am

John Thatamanil of Union Theological Seminary speaks at Bates College about the pitfalls and possibilities of multiple religious identities on March 11.

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