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Thursday

April 29, 2010
2:02 pm

Georgetown University professor to speak about Muslim relations with West

John L. Esposito, an expert on political Islam and the impact of Islamic movements from North Africa to Southeast Asia, offers a talk titled The Future of Islam and West-Muslim Relations Tuesday, May 4, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

April 21, 2010
1:59 pm

Why We Love the Jump

• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show Ten reasons the Puddle Jump is the best college tradition…

Wednesday

April 21, 2010
11:46 am

Lounge Act

A new WRBC-FM program brings the faculty to the world By Elizabeth McKean ’12 and Gabrielle Otto ’11 Once a…

Wednesday

April 21, 2010
11:36 am

Two Out of Three Ain't Bad

Booking a cool, affordable, and name-brand band takes luck You’ve heard the saying: You can have your project done fast,…

Wednesday

April 21, 2010
9:58 am

Happy Outing

A Bates vibe accompanies the Outing Club on its 90th birthday jaunt to the State House By H. Jay Burns…

Wednesday

April 14, 2010
3:19 pm

Brooks Quimby lengthens list of successes in British-style debate

An established force in the American Parliamentary debate format, Quimby deepened its inroads into the contrasting world of British Parliamentary style during the weekend of April 10. The team of Colin Etnire ’12 of San Francisco and Ariela Silberstein ’10 of New York City made the semifinals at the United States Universities Debate Championship, the nation’s ultimate British-style contest.

Thursday

April 1, 2010
4:00 pm

Military and medical perspectives on nuclear threat to be discussed

A former U.S. Air Force officer and a co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility present a talk at Bates College titled “A Fork in the Road on Nuclear Weapons: Which Path to Security?” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 5 in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The talk is free and open to the public. Hosted by the Brooks Quimby Debate Council, retired Col. Richard Klass of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Dr. Ira Helfand of Physicians for Social Responsibility will present the talk to provide medical and military perspectives on questions of nuclear security issues.

Tuesday

March 23, 2010
10:00 am

WRBC to present Icelandic folk group Seabear

Seabear, a band based in Reykjavik, Iceland, performs indie folk at 9 p.m. Monday, March 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The concert is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, please contact this email. The concert is sponsored by the Bates College radio station, WRBC 91.5 FM.

Wednesday

March 3, 2010
3:36 pm

It can be arranged: The art of setting songs for a cappella

For three years, I have sung oohs, ahs and na-nas with The Crosstones. Having never been in an a cappella group before, I started out wary of singing in semi-circles and using bizarre syllables to recreate Billy Joel’s greatest hits. But after spending my first year at Bates watching numerous a cappella performances in packed rooms all over campus, I was hooked.

Tuesday

March 2, 2010
1:56 pm

Commentator Bay Buchanan to discuss immigration at Bates College

Bay Buchanan, one of the most prominent contemporary conservative voices, offers a lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, March 8, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College, 56 Campus Ave. Buchanan will address immigration issues in the United States. Sponsored by the Bates College Republicans, this event is open to the public at no cost.