Archives for "Brooks Quimby Debate Council"
September 28, 2004 10:25 am
Led by first-year student Brendan Jarboe of Acton, Mass., Bates College debaters swept the 2004 American Parliamentary Debate Association’s Novice Championships, held Sept. 24 and 25 at Boston University. The tournament is organized specifically for debaters competing for the first time at the collegiate level.
May 8, 2004 11:32 am
A team of three Bates College debaters defeated their Bowdoin College counterparts in a May 3 “President’s Cup” debate held in Chase Hall. The two sides faced each other over the resolution “The United States should withdraw all military forces from Iraq after the June 30 turnover of military power.”
March 31, 2004 10:43 am
The Office of College Advancement will sponsor an April 1 debate by the Brooks Quimby Debate Society on the issue of campus political diversity. The question to be debated reads: “Do Liberal Arts Institutions Inappropriately Marginalize the Right?”
March 5, 2004 11:12 am
Oxford, Harvard and Yale universities will be among 10 institutions visiting Bates March 11-13 for an international tournament hosted by the college’s Brooks Quimby Debate Council. As part of the gathering, a trio of Bates debaters will square off against three members of the Oxford team, on a topic to be announced, at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 11, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.
September 23, 2003 9:23 am
In a symposium Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-11, faculty and guests from as far away as Germany will use music, drama and scholarly presentations to mark the 100th anniversary of a milestone in African American thought.
January 22, 2003 2:50 pm
Noted scholar Alex Dupuy, professor of sociology and Latin American studies at Wesleyan College, is the keynote speaker for the 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme “The Haitian Revolution: The Bicentennial and Its Legacy.”
January 8, 2003 3:07 pm
Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.
December 21, 2002 2:47 pm
Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.
February 13, 2002 9:31 am
Love might be a many-splendored thing, but it’s also darned hard work for men — or so says the Brooks Quimby Debate Council, whose members will argue the topic “Resolved: women should bear the burden of dating” at 4 p.m. Valentine’s Day in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall.
December 3, 2001 4:10 pm
A student from a college with an internationally recognized debate program has helped high schools in the nation’s capital launch a debate league of their own.