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'Vagina Monologues' returns to support women against violence

Friday, February 1, 2002 9:45 am

Reprising last year's production, Eve Ensler's hit play The Vagina Monologues will be performed at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited and donations will be gratefully accepted. The proceeds from the show will be given to support a local women's organization.

Bates establishes George L. Wigton Scholar Fund

Friday, February 1, 2002 9:40 am

The newly endowed George L. Wigton Scholar Fund at Bates College will honor a Bates student who exemplifies the high standards of the College's long-time men's basketball, tennis and squash coach, Director of Athletics Suzanne Coffey announced today.

Corradini '92 carries a torch for Salt Lake City

Thursday, January 31, 2002 2:47 pm

In Salem, Ore., on Jan. 22, Andrea Corradini '92 was one of approximately 11,500 runners in the Olympic Torch Relay who have conveyed the flame from Atlanta to Salt Lake City, where the Winter Games begin Feb. 8.

'Ghost of Bridgetown' author to read

Tuesday, January 29, 2002 3:00 pm

Novelist Debra Spark reads from her second and latest work, "The Ghost of Bridgetown," at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Benjamin Mays Center, on Russell Street at Bates College. The reading is free and open to the public.

Bates College names Elaine Tuttle Hansen next president

Saturday, January 26, 2002 3:05 pm

Elaine Tuttle Hansen, provost and professor of English at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, was elected president of Bates College on Saturday, Jan. 26. She will assume office July 1 as the college's seventh president, and first woman president, since its founding in 1855.

'Americana' singer Robert Earl Keen plays Bates

Friday, January 25, 2002 4:22 pm

Robert Earl Keen, whose gritty musical tales of the down and out have made him an alt-country favorite, performs in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building at Bates College at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Guitarist-singer Willy Porter opens this concert sponsored by the Bates Activity Council. Tickets cost $12 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Maine and New Hampshire.

'Americana' singer Robert Earl Keen plays Bates College

Friday, January 25, 2002 9:48 am

Robert Earl Keen, whose gritty musical tales of the down and out have made him an alt-country favorite, performs in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building at Bates College at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Guitarist-singer Willy Porter opens this concert sponsored by the Bates Activity Council. Tickets cost $12 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Maine and New Hampshire.

Robert Drinan to discuss U.S. war on terrorism

Thursday, January 24, 2002 3:29 pm

Robert Drinan, an ordained Jesuit priest, professor of law at Georgetown University and internationally recognized human rights advocate, will discuss the ethical and legal challenges facing the United States as it pursues national domestic security in a talk titled "America's War on Terrorism: Human Rights, Civil Rights and Homeland Security" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue, at Bates College.

Six Bobcats qualify for NCAA championships

Thursday, January 24, 2002 3:11 pm

Midway through the winter season, six Bates College student-athletes have qualified for the NCAA championships. Three represent the swimming and diving teams and three come from the track and field teams.

Portland rabbi to discuss 'faith in a broken world'

Tuesday, January 22, 2002 2:31 pm

Rabbi Alice Dubinsky of Congregation Bet Ha'am in South Portland will present a talk titled "Holy Fragments: A Rabbi's Faith in a Broken World" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. Part of the series "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2001-02," sponsored by the chaplain's office, the talk is open to the public free of charge.

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