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Friday

November 26, 2004
9:23 am

Bates student delegate to attend Republican National Convention

A Bates College junior will represent Maine’s 2nd Congressional District at the Republican National Convention in New York City starting Aug. 30.

Friday

October 29, 2004
12:44 pm

George Mitchell, Vanessa Kerry stump for John Kerry

In next Tuesday’s presidential election, Americans have a choice between “fear and hope,” former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell told an audience of about 100 at Bates College at midday Thursday, Oct. 28. Speaking in support of Sen. John Kerry and presented by the Bates Democrats, the Maine Democrat was the one of the latest in a series of notable figures campaigning here on behalf of the presidential candidates.

Saturday

October 9, 2004
1:00 pm

Bates community urged to register, vote

“It’s often said that democracies are measured by the participation of their citizens,” President Elaine Tuttle Hansen observed. “We are fortunate at Bates to have student Democrats and Republicans who each year take that civic commitment to heart and work to register their fellow students.”

Wednesday

October 6, 2004
1:40 pm

Peace activists working in Israel offer pair of lectures

Safa Abu-Rabia and Hannah Safran, two feminist peace activists working in Israel, offer a pair of lectures Monday, Oct. 11, in Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. Titled “Israeli-Palestinian Peacework: Two Women’s Story,” the afternoon lecture at 4:30 p.m. in Skelton Lounge is part of “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2004-05.”

Wednesday

September 29, 2004
1:27 pm

Bush twins visit Bates, a presidential campaign crossroads

President George W. Bush’s daughters, Jenna and Barbara, visited the Bates College campus today to extend a thank-you to Bates Republicans for continued efforts to re-elect their father.

Tuesday

September 28, 2004
10:25 am

Debater places first at novice parliamentary debate championships

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.

Saturday

May 8, 2004
11:32 am

Bates bests Bowdoin in President's Cup debate

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.”

Wednesday

May 5, 2004
9:12 am

Alternative roots-music acts from all over to perform at festival

Musicians from Texas, Ohio, North Carolina and Maine will bring fresh perspectives to traditional sounds during the third annual WRBC Roots Music Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater, adjacent to the Olin Arts Center, at Bates College, 75 Russell St.