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Wednesday

December 13, 2006
10:28 am

Bates debaters ranked 15th internationally

The Bates College debate team ranks 15th internationally, according to an unofficial tally of more than 400 teams competing in the World Universities Debating Championships.

Thursday

June 22, 2006
12:00 am

Sene '00 selected 2006-07 White House Fellow

Considered to be the most competitive and prestigious U.S. public leadership program, White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government. Lena Sene ’00 is among 14 White House Fellows appointed for 2006-07, the White House recently announced.

Friday

May 19, 2006
12:00 am

Bates students recognized for political activism

Two Bates students are among 30 students nationwide recognized for their activism by Young America’s Foundation, a conservative outreach organization. Nate Walton ’08 of Marblehead, Mass., and Melissa Simones ’06 of Greene were honored in April as members of the foundation’s Club 100. A campus activist rewards program, Club 100 gives points to members based on outreach activities such as bringing speakers to campus and raising money for their programs.

Tuesday

May 2, 2006
12:00 am

National recruitment record earns Bates student a leadership award

Nathaniel Walton ’08, chair of the Maine College Republicans, has received the Richard M. and Helen DeVos Freedom Center Award for Student Leadership from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI).

Tuesday

May 2, 2006
12:00 am

Bates Democrat events examine Iraq war, U.S. military policy

As Bates College gets its five-week spring Short Term into gear, the Bates Democrats sponsor three events examining the war in Iraq and American military policy. The events are open to the public at no charge.

Monday

April 3, 2006
12:00 am

Virginia party chair to lecture on 'failure of feminism'

Virginia Republican Party Chairwoman Kate Obenshain Griffin gives a lecture on the topic “Failure of Feminism” at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Bates College Republicans, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact Nate Walton, chairman of the Maine College Republicans, at 207-240-4549 or chairman@mainecr.org.

Tuesday

March 21, 2006
12:00 am

Former Whitewater counsel Kenneth Starr to speak

Pepperdine Law School dean and former U.S. independent counsel Kenneth Starr visits Bates College to speak on the topic “Meaning of Marriage: Constitution and Judiciary” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Open to the public at no charge, the event is sponsored by the Bates College Republicans, the college Lectures Committee, the political science department, the offices of the president, dean of the faculty and dean of students, and Young America’s Foundation. For more information, please call 207-240-4549.

Wednesday

December 14, 2005
2:37 pm

Accomplished debaters head to Worlds in Dublin

On the heels of impressive performances by its debaters in the United Kingdom last month, Bates College sends five teams to this year’s World Universities Debating Championships in Dublin, Ireland, from Dec. 27 through Jan. 4.