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Nader's vice presidential running mate to address students

Monday, September 20, 2004 2:32 pm

Peter Miguel Camejo, longtime antiwar and social justice activist and the vice presidential running mate of independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader, will address students of History 265, "Wartime Dissent in Modern America," at 2:40 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, in the Bates College Chapel. Taught by Associate Professor of History Hilmar Jensen, the course explores, in part, "what the long-term consequences of even short-term curtailments of freedom portend for the future of American democracy." The event is open to the Bates community free of charge.

'Soul of a Citizen' author to address Convocation

Tuesday, August 24, 2004 3:44 pm

Paul Rogat Loeb, author of a highly praised book exploring community involvement, opens the 150th academic year at Bates College with the Convocation address "The Impossible Will Take a Little While: Hope in a Time of Fear" at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, on the main quadrangle. The rain site will be the Alumni Gymnasium.

Bates presents panel on the United States and the Middle East

Sunday, May 9, 2004 10:25 am

As a follow-up to a well-attended discussion last month about the United States and Iraq, Bates College presents a panel discussion about the United States and the Middle East at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend at no charge. For more information, call 207-786-6195.

Student researchers to offer Dirigo Health Care Plan information session

Wednesday, March 31, 2004 12:41 pm

Student members of a social justice club at Bates College will present a 60-minute information session about the hotly debated Dirigo Health Plan, proposed by Gov. John Baldacci, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Bates debaters tackle political diversity

Wednesday, March 31, 2004 10:43 am

The Office of College Advancement will sponsor an April 1 debate by the Brooks Quimby Debate Society on the issue of campus political diversity. The question to be debated reads: "Do Liberal Arts Institutions Inappropriately Marginalize the Right?"

Bates forum to examine U.S. role in Iraq

Tuesday, March 30, 2004 10:57 am

Four members of the Bates College faculty will lead a forum exploring the U.S. war with Iraq and relations between the two countries at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue.

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.

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