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Wednesday

February 10, 1999
4:23 pm

Bates debaters advance in prestigious international tournament

For the first time in the history of Bates College debating, a pair of Bates debaters advanced to the elimination rounds at the 19th World Universities Debate Championships, held recently at Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.

Wednesday

January 28, 1998
11:49 am

Grand Rapids student debater advances at Oxford competition

Brooks-Quimby debater Liam D. Clarke of Grand Rapids, Minn., recently advanced as one of two undergraduates selected to the semifinal round of the Oxford Union Inter-Varsity Debating Competition in Oxford, England.

Wednesday

January 28, 1998
11:44 am

Guilford student debater advances in Oxford

Tamara R. Bucknell-Pogue of Guilford, Conn., a Bates College debater, recently advanced as one of two undergraduates selected to the semifinal round of the Oxford Union Inter-Varsity Debating Competition in Oxford, England.

Friday

November 7, 1997
8:39 am

Bates professor wins award

Robert J. Branham, professor of rhetoric and director of debate at Bates College, has received the latest American Forensic Association (AFA) Daniel Rohrer Award for “Stanton’s Elm: An Illustrated History of Debating at Bates College,” published in 1996.

Thursday

November 6, 1997
4:15 pm

Bates community to debate post-season athletic competition

Members of the Bates College community, including student athletes, faculty and alumni, will debate the resolution: “This house supports continued NESCAC participation in NCAA postseason play” at at 8 p.m. Monday in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

September 15, 1997
4:14 pm

British debaters launch 75th anniversary tour at Bates

“This house believes that the monarchy should be buried with Diana” will be argued by the British Debate Team and Bates College debaters at 4 p.m., Sept. 20, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

September 12, 1996
9:36 am

Bates celebrates 100 years of debate with weekend program

One of the most successful and distinguished debate programs at any American college or university is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month with a series of newsworthy events