Archives for "News and politics"
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.
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).
January 25, 2011 3:58 pm
Carolyn Ryan ’86 has been named metropolitan editor of The New York Times, according to the paper’s Media Decoder blog and…
December 2, 2010 12:42 pm
The Portland Press Herald makes clear that politics and public service are twin passions for Kevin Raye ’83, Maine’s new…
November 2, 2010 8:25 am
David Shribman P’14, executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, devotes his nationally syndicated column to the events leading up to…
October 28, 2010 11:00 pm
Before Maine Public Broadcasting flipped on its array of broadcast technology for the gubernatorial debate at Bates on Oct. 28,…
October 26, 2010 4:20 pm
Three experienced journalists offer a discussion titled “The Role of Journalism in a Democracy” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, in Bates College’s Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.
October 14, 2010 2:10 pm
Maine Public Broadcasting’s Morning Edition radio program invited Brenda Garrand ’79, president of the Garrand communications firm, and fellow ad…
June 4, 2010 9:16 am
The Bangor Daily News, in its profile of Maine Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage, a fiscal conservative, quotes Professor Emeritus…
April 23, 2010 6:14 am
A memorial service planned for Frank Coffin ’40 earlier this year was postponed due to a snow storm. The service is now planned for May 8 at the University of Southern Maine in Portland.