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Tuesday

April 22, 2014
1:00 pm

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

In the storied history of Bates debate, the victory is believed to be the first national title by a Bates varsity team.

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Wednesday

January 22, 2014
10:19 am

Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

As debaters from Bates and Morehouse colleges made clear, discussing Martin Luther King’s dream raises more questions than it answers.

Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

Friday

December 13, 2013
12:00 pm

Debate concludes brilliant fall campaign ranked sixth in U.S.

“Incredibly successful” is how Director of Debate Jan Hovden describes the fall campaign.

Debate concludes brilliant fall campaign ranked sixth in U.S.

Thursday

October 31, 2013
11:00 am

Bates debate ranks fifth in nation, including key win at Yale Inter-Varsity Tournament

Bates debate ranks fifth in the U.S., trailing only Yale, Harvard, Brandeis and Rutgers.

Bates debate ranks fifth in nation, including key win at Yale Inter-Varsity Tournament

Wednesday

February 27, 2013
2:00 pm

Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters

“Breaking” at the world debate tournament is more impressive the more you learn about it.

Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters

Wednesday

February 29, 2012
10:25 am

Bates debate hits No. 9 in global ranking

Led by the senior team of Ian Mahmud (left) and Colin Etnire (right), Bates debate ranks among the best in the world.

Bates debate hits No. 9 in global ranking

Monday

May 23, 2011
12:39 pm

Video: Looking back, Walter Garcia '11 reflects on debating

Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their Bates experience. Here, Walter Garcia ’11 of Deer…

Wednesday

April 14, 2010
3:19 pm

Brooks Quimby lengthens list of successes in British-style debate

An established force in the American Parliamentary debate format, Quimby deepened its inroads into the contrasting world of British Parliamentary style during the weekend of April 10. The team of Colin Etnire ’12 of San Francisco and Ariela Silberstein ’10 of New York City made the semifinals at the United States Universities Debate Championship, the nation’s ultimate British-style contest.

Thursday

April 1, 2010
4:00 pm

Military and medical perspectives on nuclear threat to be discussed

A former U.S. Air Force officer and a co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility present a talk at Bates College titled “A Fork in the Road on Nuclear Weapons: Which Path to Security?” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 5 in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The talk is free and open to the public. Hosted by the Brooks Quimby Debate Council, retired Col. Richard Klass of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Dr. Ira Helfand of Physicians for Social Responsibility will present the talk to provide medical and military perspectives on questions of nuclear security issues.