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Bates debaters ranked 15th internationally

Wednesday, December 13, 2006 10:28 am

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.

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts high school forensics tournament

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 11:39 am

For the fourth consecutive year, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosted a Maine high school forensics tournament.

Sene '00 selected 2006-07 White House Fellow

Thursday, June 22, 2006 12:00 am

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.

Bates students recognized for political activism

Friday, May 19, 2006 12:00 am

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.

National recruitment record earns Bates student a leadership award

Tuesday, May 2, 2006 12:00 am

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).

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

Tuesday, May 2, 2006 12:00 am

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.

Virginia party chair to lecture on 'failure of feminism'

Monday, April 3, 2006 12:00 am

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

Former Whitewater counsel Kenneth Starr to speak

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 12:00 am

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.

Maine College Republicans host Youth Leadership School

Thursday, March 9, 2006 12:00 am

The Maine College Republicans will host the Leadership Institute's flagship program, the Youth Leadership School, at Bates from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, and Sunday, March 12. The school will be held in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Accomplished debaters head to Worlds in Dublin

Wednesday, December 14, 2005 2:37 pm

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.

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