News Archives

Wednesday

February 25, 2009 12:42 pm

Bates debates Yale, hosts national parliamentary debate tournament

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts an American Parliamentary Debate Association Tournament at Bates College. As tournament host, the Bates team won’t debate in this competition.To keep the squad limber, however, Bates team members will debate the Yale University team.

Tuesday

February 17, 2009 5:26 pm

Women's hoops earn fourth seed in NESCACs

The team finished the regular season with a 62-51 loss at No. 18 nationally ranked Tufts University on Feb. 14 at Cousens Gymnasium.The Bobcats finish 16-8 overall and 5-4 in the conference, and earn the fourth seed in next weekend’s NESCAC Championship. Bates will host fifth-seeded Trinity College (16-7, 4-5 NESCAC) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, in the tournament quarterfinals.

Tuesday

February 17, 2009 5:08 pm

Men's basketball earns sixth seed in NESCAC Championship

After defeating NESCAC rival Tufts 77-65 on Feb. 14, Bates finishes the regular season at 13-11 overall and 4-5 in conference play. The Bobcats have earned the sixth seed in the NESCAC Championship and will play at No. 3 seed Williams (16-7, 6-2) Saturday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. in the conference playoff quarterfinals.

Monday

February 16, 2009 4:38 pm

Jazz groups feature talented musicians

Ben Smeltzer ’10, of the Bates Jazz Combo, rocks the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall as part of the evening program for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. The combo’s members participate in the college’s jazz band.

Monday

February 16, 2009 4:22 pm

Bates Dining features many choices

Bates Dining pizza chef Tina Vallerand performs her wizardry at the brick oven in the new Bates Dining Commons. A favorite of Bates students, Commons pizza is one of many popular choices that appears regularly on the Bates Dining menu.

Monday

February 16, 2009 3:49 pm

A cappella thrives at Bates

The Deansmen, one of Bates College’s two all-male a cappella groups, peforms during the Fourth Annual Harward Center Community Partnerships Community Celebration at the Lewiston Public Library.

Friday

February 13, 2009 4:50 pm

Peaking for the 2009 NCAA skiing championships

Sam Evans-Brown ’09 completes a breakout weekend with his second consecutive fifth-place finish in the Bates Winter Carnival. In March, Bates hosts the 2009 NCAA National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Skiing Championships and partners with two of Maine’s outstanding skiing venues: Sunday River in Bethel and Black Mountain in Rumford.

Thursday

February 12, 2009 4:51 pm

Student prepares for annual Senior Exhibition

Studio art major Jessica Kase ’09 of Chappaqua, N.Y., works in her Olin Arts studio on an oil painting that will be part of her senior thesis project, an exploration of the intimate nature of creating portraits of strangers.

Thursday

February 12, 2009 4:17 pm

Bates psychology professor studies achievement of boys and young men

Professor of Psychology Georgia Nigro participates in the Maine Boys Network, a consortium of policy analysts, educators and youth-services professionals that sponsored a year-long study on the academic underachievement of 540 Maine boys and young men

Friday

February 6, 2009 3:37 pm

Katalin Vecsey reads from acclaimed memoirs of Judith Isaacson '65

Katalin Vecsey, a member of the Bates College theater faculty, reads from the writings of Holocaust survivor Judith Magyar Isaacson ’65 in a free public event.