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Wednesday

October 7, 2009
2:50 pm

Brooks Quimby season off to strong start

Bates College debaters started their season in style the weekend of Sept. 25-27 with a tournament win in Vermont and a strong showing at Boston University. Representing Bates’ Brooks Quimby Debate Council, sophomores Colin Etnire and Ian Mahmud finished first out of 76 teams in a tourney at the University of Vermont on Sept. 27. (Debate teams comprise two people.) Beginning debaters acquitted themselves well that same weekend, as two Bates teams won three out of four rounds in a novice tournament at BU.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009
9:40 am

Monthly contradance at Bates welcomes new music

Matching Orange, a new high-energy folk band from the Boston area, makes its first performance at the monthly Bates College contradance at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009
9:11 am

WRBC radio to present guitarist Glenn Jones

Guitarist Glenn Jones of Cambridge, Mass., plays an acoustic concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Ronj, the student-run Bates College coffeehouse at 32 Frye St. Opening for Jones will be Micah Blue Smaldone of Portland. Admission is free.

Wednesday

July 29, 2009
12:39 pm

Role-reversal ritual encourages new perspectives

President for a Day, a tradition started three years ago by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen, reinforces the Bates goal of learning to see other perspectives

Wednesday

July 1, 2009
11:41 am

Bates Matters: Decisions, decisions

Administering Bates is more than just Lane Hall “doing its thing,” says President Hansen’s guest columnist

Thursday

June 25, 2009
9:36 am

Dan Berman '08, 'statistics ace,' finds flaws in Iran's election data

A story by The Boston Globe reveals how Daniel Berman ’08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections junkie, has “leaped beyond the blogosphere and into the global headlines” with a co-written article that points out “data-driven evidence of widespread election irregularities” in Iran.

Sunday

May 24, 2009
12:23 pm

U.S. attorney nominee Joyce Vance known as rock under pressure

The Birmingham News profiles Joyce White Vance ’82, a President Obama nominee as U.S. attorney for the Northern District of…

Wednesday

May 6, 2009
10:47 am

WRBC recommends…

New sounds suggested by the Bates radio station jocks.

Friday

May 1, 2009
12:18 pm

Modern Dance Performance

From left, Yasin Fairley ’12 and Claire Parker ’11 rehearse “doesn’t fall far from the,” a piece choreographed by Lindsay Reuter ’11, for The Bates College Modern Dance Company ‘s annual spring concert of new works.