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Saturday

November 13, 2004
1:44 pm

Men's cross country qualifies for NCAA championship

The Bates College men’s cross country team advanced to the 2004 NCAA Division III Championship with a fourth place finish at the New England regional on Saturday afternoon at Twin Brook Recreation Center.

Wednesday

November 3, 2004
1:02 pm

Campaign launched for alumni during Homecoming Weekend

Hundreds of alumni, faculty, students and friends met over a harvest dinner in Merrill Gymnasium Oct. 30 to celebrate the alumni launch of The Campaign for Bates: Endowing Our Values, a comprehensive fund-raising effort to raise at least $120 million by June 30, 2006.

Wednesday

November 3, 2004
12:16 pm

Bates theater department offers 'House of Blue Leaves'

Often viewed as playwright John Guare’s most popular and important work, “The House of Blue Leaves” is the major fall theater production of the Bates College theater department. Directed by Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz, “Blue Leaves” will be performed at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 5-6 and 12-13, and at 2 p.m. on Sundays, Nov. 7 and 14.

Tuesday

November 2, 2004
12:25 pm

Club women's hockey team to participate in tournament in Estonia

The Bates College women’s club ice hockey team has been selected to represent the United States at the Baltic Blast & Thanksgiving Day Tournament in Tallinn, Estonia. Other competitors include teams from Great Britain, Latvia, Estonia, Germany, Japan, Finland and Sweden.

Monday

November 1, 2004
12:37 pm

Panel to discuss U.S. relations with Middle East and South Asia

Bates College will hold a panel discussion about U.S. relations with the Middle East and South Asia at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue. Titled “Comments for the New Administration: The Middle East and South Asia Revisited,” the event is free and open to the public.

Friday

October 29, 2004
12:44 pm

George Mitchell, Vanessa Kerry stump for John Kerry

In next Tuesday’s presidential election, Americans have a choice between “fear and hope,” former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell told an audience of about 100 at Bates College at midday Thursday, Oct. 28. Speaking in support of Sen. John Kerry and presented by the Bates Democrats, the Maine Democrat was the one of the latest in a series of notable figures campaigning here on behalf of the presidential candidates.

Wednesday

October 27, 2004
1:03 pm

Maine Day draws high school students

On Thursday, Nov. 11, high school students from all over Maine will visit Bates College for Maine Day.

Wednesday

October 20, 2004
1:41 pm

Men's cross country ninth, women's soccer 21st in national polls

The Bates College men’s cross country team is ranked ninth nationally among NCAA Division III institutions, and the women’s soccer team made its debut in the national polls on Tuesday, ranking 21st.

Thursday

October 14, 2004
11:56 am

Panel to discuss Vietnam and Iraq wars

To provide historical perspective on what happened more than three decades ago and what is going on now in the Middle East, a Bates College panel consisting of a Vietnam veteran, a Vietnamese student from Hanoi, a Republican Party student activist, and a former member of Congress and Reagan arms control official will debate the differences and similarities between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq.