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Friday

October 4, 1996
11:21 am

"Wasted" to be staged

An English teacher at Edward Little High School in Auburn, Flynn did not determine the form or content of the play, subtitled “Thoughts Tasted, Moments Wasted: Perspectives on Bates College Culture 1995-96,” until he chose cast members. “We will collaboratively write a full-length play about Bates College culture in 14 days and mount the production in the following three weeks,” Flynn informed his troupe. “Wasted” will be performed with one 10-minute intermission. For more information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996
11:12 am

Forest referendum is topic of discussion

The so-called clear-cutting referendum on Maine’s November ballot will be aired in a panel discussion at Bates College on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The 7:30 p.m. roundtable will take place in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend at no 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
10:26 am

Environment keys parents and families weekend

“The Bates Environment” is the keynote for Bates College’s annual Parents and Families Weekend Oct. 4-6, as the college celebrates its new program in environmental studies and focuses on the human and natural ecology of the campus.

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.

Tuesday

September 24, 1996
10:28 am

Nixon presidency as topic for conference

The presidency of Richard M. Nixon, an important chapter in recent American history, will be the focus of a conference for Maine teachers on Friday, Sept. 27, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Monday

September 23, 1996
10:24 am

Ethiopian scholar to speak

The provocative question Is There Peace on Campus Today? will be discussed in a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 3 by Ephraim Isaac, director of the Institute of Semitic Studies in Princeton, N.J.

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

September 23, 1996
10:07 am

'Culture' is lecture topic

Author and professor Bruce Lincoln, hailed as one of the leading thinkers in the area of cultural studies, will discuss the meaning of the word “culture” in a lecture on Monday, Sept. 30.

Monday

September 23, 1996
10:02 am

Novelist Carolyn Chute to read

Best-selling novelist and National Book Award winner Carolyn Chute will read from her newest book and discuss her political views and other matters on Wednesday, Oct. 2.