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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.

Friday

April 2, 2004
3:32 pm

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Richard Sampson dies at 81

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Richard W. Sampson, known for inspiring his students through both his passionate and creative teaching of mathematics and his active interest in their lives, died April 1. He was 81.

Wednesday

March 31, 2004
12:41 pm

Student researchers to offer Dirigo Health Care Plan information session

Student members of a social justice club at Bates College will present a 60-minute information session about the hotly debated Dirigo Health Plan, proposed by Gov. John Baldacci, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Wednesday

March 31, 2004
10:43 am

Bates debaters tackle political diversity

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?”

Tuesday

March 23, 2004
9:12 am

H. Nigel Thomas, Caribbean writer to read from his work at Bates College

H. Nigel Thomas, a poet and novelist known for his examinations of Caribbean culture, visits Bates College to read from his work at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 25, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.

Friday

March 12, 2004
10:16 am

Amnesty International regional director to discuss death penalty at Bates College

Joshua Rubenstein, the Northeast regional director of Amnesty International USA, visits Bates College to discuss the death penalty at 7 p.m. Monday, March 22, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue.