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Todd Gitlin. Photograph by The Associated Press.
Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 8:43 am

Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.

Robert Long '79 poses with his daughter Erica Long '12 on Commencement morning. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College.
Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

Monday, July 30, 2012 4:33 pm

The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times...

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Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss Muslim American experience since 9/11

Friday, November 18, 2011 9:30 pm

Andrea Elliott, a New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the topic.

At Orientation, a get-out-the-vote effort

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 1:44 pm

Most of the registration tables on Saturday morning of Orientation focused on...

May 4 speakers look at political cartoons and globalization's impacts

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 2:49 pm

A community forum, film screening, and two speakers discuss their work on Wedndesday, May 4.

Press Herald profiles Maine 'treasure' Sawin Millett '59

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 10:10 am

The Portland Press Herald profiles Sawin Millett ’59, the commissioner of the...

Student political organizations present Santorum, McAuliffe

Friday, March 4, 2011 2:26 pm

The initiative of student political groups at Bates College has drawn to campus national figures from both ends of the ideological spectrum during a single week in March. Rick Santorum, a Republican who represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. House and Senate, addresses the topic of Islamic extremism at Bates at 7 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Terry McAuliffe, who served as chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2001 to 2005, offers the keynote speech at the Maine College Democrats Convention at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, also in the Muskie Archives. This talk, too, is open to the public at no cost.

Leading intellectual of the hip-hop generation to speak

Thursday, January 27, 2011 9:40 am

One of the nation's leading intellectuals of the hip-hop generation, Marc Lamont Hill speaks at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Pettengill Hall's Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Carolyn Ryan '86 named editor of the 'soul' of The New York Times

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 3:58 pm

Carolyn Ryan ’86 has been named metropolitan editor of The New York...

Press Herald spotlights Maine Senate president Raye '83 and his 'passion for politics'

Thursday, December 2, 2010 12:42 pm

The Portland Press Herald makes clear that politics and public service are...

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