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Tuesday

January 8, 2008
11:52 am

Bates King Day offers 'Old Roots, New Struggles' theme

The Rev. Lawrence Edward Carter Sr., Morehouse College professor of religion, is the keynote speaker for the 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme “Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggles.”

Scheduled for 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in the Bates College Chapel, Carter’s address is part of a celebration of King’s life and work that includes performances, art exhibitions, workshops and orations. All events are open to the public free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-6400 or see a complete list of events scheduled for Martin Luther King Day.

Sunday

December 23, 2007
11:37 am

Zeroing In

Creating a Sustainable Bates begins with taking stock of the College’s green accomplishments By Edgar Allen Beem Illustration by Marty…

Tuesday

November 27, 2007
12:44 pm

Bates Concert Series presents Gamelan Galak Tika

The Bates College Concert Series presents Gamelan Galak Tika, a Boston-area ensemble performing the gamelan music of Bali, Indonesia, in performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

November 13, 2007
9:30 am

Bates photographer documents preadolescence in Oaxaca, Mexico

“I arrived in Oaxaca, Mexico, on the first of July, equipped with my Nikon, rolls upon rolls of film and a handle on the Spanish language that was, for lack of a better word, lessthanbueno,” writes Alexandra Strada ’10, whose photographs are on display in Bates’ Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

October 10, 2007
2:00 pm

Gogol Bordello brings punk-flavored world sounds to Bates

Gogol Bordello, a band that feeds a growing cult following with a frenetic mix of Gypsy, punk and world musics, performs at Bates College at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Wednesday

October 10, 2007
1:50 pm

Phillips Fellows present international research

Five students who conducted international research with the support of Phillips Fellowships from Bates present their research in October.

Wednesday

October 3, 2007
2:06 pm

Sociologist, PBS 'History Detectives' investigator to discuss Africa

The 2007–08 Bates College Lecture Series opens with a discussion of Africa in the modern world by sociologist Tukufu Zuberi at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Bates’ Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

September 6, 2007
11:05 am

Bates students by the numbers

Although the final numbers are subject to change, some 1,660 students are expected on campus this fall and 193 will be attending Bates-sponsored programs off campus. New to Bates are 445 first-year students and 15 transfer students, drawn from a record 4,650 applications.

Tuesday

August 28, 2007
11:20 am

Fabled AESOP trips build first-year solidarity

Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program (AESOP) sends small groups of students hiking, camping, climbing, kayaking and canoeing across northern New England with the aim of helping the newbies make personal connections before classes start. This year’s 80 leaders, working in pairs, will bring more than 250 first-years to destinations from Isle au Haut to Baxter State Park to Vermont’s Long Trail.