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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...

Post-Gazette's David Shribman P'14 recalls Muskie's midterm speech 40 years ago

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 8:25 am

David Shribman P’14, executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, devotes his nationally...

Video: Baughman's debate intro places Bates and Maine into political context

Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:00 pm

Before Maine Public Broadcasting flipped on its array of broadcast technology for...

Civic Forum series concludes with panel on journalism, democracy

Tuesday, 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.

Video: Garrand '79 analyzes TV ads in Maine's 2nd Congressional race

Thursday, October 14, 2010 2:10 pm

Maine Public Broadcasting’s Morning Edition radio program invited Brenda Garrand ’79, president...

Bangor Daily News quotes Professor Emeritus Hodgkin on Republican candidate

Friday, June 4, 2010 9:16 am

The Bangor Daily News, in its profile of Maine Republican gubernatorial candidate...

Memorial service for Frank Coffin '40 rescheduled to May 8

Friday, 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.

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