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Noblitt is front and center during rescue at sea

Wednesday, March 23, 2005 3:40 pm

When a sailing ship carrying 22 college students on an educational voyage in early March rescued 49 Haitians from their disabled vessel, a Bates sophomore was right in the middle of the widely reported story.

Conservative pundit William Kristol to speak

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 11:57 am

Weekly Standard editor William Kristol, one of the nation's most influential neoconservative commentators, visits Bates College to discuss the impact of Sept. 11 on American foreign policy Wednesday, March 23, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Rhetorical fireworks fly as college team hosts debate tournament

Monday, March 14, 2005 9:58 am

As a warm-up for a Bates College-hosted national debate tournament, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council debated Harvard University on the issue "The United States has a moral obligation to spread democracy around the world."

Maine College GOP to host Youth Leadership School at college

Friday, March 4, 2005 11:01 am

The Maine College Republicans will host the Leadership Institute's flagship program, the Youth Leadership School, at Bates College on Saturday and Sunday, March 12 and 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran to make case for war

Friday, February 4, 2005 2:29 pm

Scott E. Rutter, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who led his battalion in the capture of Baghdad's airport in 2003, will discuss his Iraq experiences and make a case for the war at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.Scott E. Rutter, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who led his battalion in the capture of Baghdad's airport in 2003, will discuss his Iraq experiences and make a case for the war at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Attorney discusses civil liberties restrictions caused by war on terror

Friday, December 3, 2004 3:51 pm

Meeting today with students enrolled in "Wartime Dissent in Modern America" — a course taught by associate professor of history Hilmar Jensen — Boston civil rights attorney Howard Friedman discussed restrictions on civil liberties caused by the war on terror.

Israeli consul to New England to discuss Middle East peace prospect

Tuesday, November 30, 2004 12:15 pm

Hillel Newman, the Israeli consul to New England in Boston, will offer a lecture titled "Prospects for Peace in the Middle East: After Arafat" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue. Sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, the event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 207-786-6195.

Bates student delegate to attend Republican National Convention

Friday, November 26, 2004 9:23 am

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

Elections 2004: The Last Push

Tuesday, November 2, 2004 12:31 pm

"Have you voted today?" asked senior Katie Franich as she greeted classmates entering Chase Hall for lunch. Franich, of Milton, Mass., was one of a group of Bates students who participated in a nonpartisan election-day canvass to encourage their peers to go to the polls and vote. She wore an oversized T-shirt that read: "Make them pay attention to us. VOTE November 2."

Panel to discuss U.S. relations with Middle East and South Asia

Monday, November 1, 2004 12:37 pm

Bates College will hold a panel discussion about U.S. relations with the Middle East and South Asia at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue. Titled "Comments for the New Administration: The Middle East and South Asia Revisited," the event is free and open to the public.

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