Archives for "News and politics"

Tuesday

January 28, 1997 3:45 pm

Panel at Bates to discuss women in leadership

Representatives of the state’s new female leadership will hold a panel discussion on the power of women in the Maine legislature as part of a Bates College lecture series, “Women and Public Policy in the Next Century.”

Tuesday

October 29, 1996 12:00 am

Environmentalist Leon Billings to speak about environmental agenda

Leon Billings, an executive assistant to former Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie ’36, will speak on “Shift in the Environmental Agenda” at Bates College at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

October 11, 1996 11:00 am

Influential U.S. News editor to speak

James Fallows, one of America’s most thoughtful social and political observers will speak on “The Media and Its Impact on Civic Discourse and Democratic Practice” on Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996 10:58 am

U.S. Rep. John E. Baldacci to visit

U.S. Rep. John E. Baldacci, D-Maine, will be the first speaker in a series of “Open Mike” talks at Bates College.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996 12:00 am

Ex-Congressman Mickey Edwards to speak

Former U.S. Rep. Mickey Edwards, R-Okla., a leading conservative voice on foreign and defense policy, will speak at Bates College on Thursday Oct. 10 as part of the lecture series The Quality of Our Civic Discourse and Life. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Monday

September 23, 1996 10:10 am

Friday lectures resume

Bates College has resumed its popular series of TGIF lectures by faculty members and students at 4:15 p.m. Fridays while school is in session.

Monday

February 19, 1996 9:58 am

Rhodes to lecture at Bates

Motivational speaker Sidney J. Rhodes Jr. will explore racism, violence, drug abuse and the mass media in a lecture at Bates College at 8 p.m. Monday (Feb. 26).

Rhodes’ talk, “Freedom or Destruction,” is open to the public free of charge. It is sponsored by the Bates African-American student organization, Amandla.