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State Department official launches Distinguished Alumni in Residence program

Wednesday, March 17, 2004 10:08 am

Chantal Berry Dalton '69, a career diplomat with the U.S. State Department, is the inaugural speaker in the new Distinguished Alumni in Residence program at Bates College.

Amnesty International regional director to discuss death penalty at Bates College

Friday, March 12, 2004 10:16 am

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.

Bates Republicans host acclaimed gay marriage author Andrew Sullivan

Friday, February 27, 2004 11:14 am

Renowned journalist and political activist Andrew Sullivan will speak at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. His topic: "The Politics of Homosexuality."

Maine College Republicans host Youth Leadership School at Bates College

Wednesday, February 25, 2004 11:21 am

The Maine College Republicans will host the Leadership Institute's flagship program, the Youth Leadership School, at Bates College from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, and Sunday, Feb. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Bates Democrats to host Kennedy appearance, candidates' forum

Thursday, February 5, 2004 12:33 pm

Sen. Edward Kennedy, along with the daughter of Sen. John Kerry, will speak at the Bates College Chapel, College Street, at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in support of Sen. Kerry's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Bates New World Coalition to screen student documentary

Thursday, January 22, 2004 11:27 am

Members of the Bates College New World Coalition, an activist group concerned with social, political and economic justice, will screen a 40-minute video of their experiences in protesting the Free Trade Area of the Americas at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. A discussion of fair trade economics will follow the film.

College Republicans sponsor post-Address analysis

Tuesday, January 20, 2004 11:36 am

The Bates community is invited to the Frye Street Union lounge 8:45 p.m. Tuesday to watch President George W. Bush deliver his State of the Union Address and follow it with an informal discussion led by Professor of History Steve Hochstadt.

Democratic contender Kucinich visits Bates

Thursday, January 15, 2004 11:48 am

Rep. Dennis Kucinich, an Ohio congressman and Democratic White House contender, stopped at Bates College during his Lewiston visit, Jan. 14.

German consul general for New England to speak at Bates

Wednesday, January 7, 2004 11:55 am

Rolf-Dieter F. Schnelle, consul general to New England for the Federal Republic of Germany, speaks on the topic "The New Europe -- Old and New United: A Challenge to the Europeans and the United States" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend the lecture, sponsored by the Bates Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages and Literatures, free of charge.

Social scientist examines Haitian revolution at Bates

Tuesday, January 6, 2004 10:36 am

In conjunction with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Georges E. Fouron, professor of education at the State University of New York at Stonybrook, will give a talk titled "The Influence of the Haitian Revolution on Revolutionary Movements in the 19th and 20th Centuries and Beyond" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall.

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