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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.

Monday

October 11, 2004
12:40 pm

Bates announces $120 million campaign, largest in its history

Bates College announced the public phase of the most ambitious fund-raising effort in its history Oct. 9 – a $120 million campaign focused on endowment for greater student financial aid, academic programs and facilities improvements.

Sunday

October 10, 2004
11:09 am

PowerPoint Analysis: SAT Submitters and Non-Submitters

PowerPoint presentation on 20-year Optional SAT study to the National Association for College Admissions Counseling national conference in Milwaukee Oct. 1 by William C. Hiss, Bates College vice president for external affairs. Use of this information is embargoed to Oct.1.

Saturday

October 9, 2004
1:00 pm

Bates community urged to register, vote

“It’s often said that democracies are measured by the participation of their citizens,” President Elaine Tuttle Hansen observed. “We are fortunate at Bates to have student Democrats and Republicans who each year take that civic commitment to heart and work to register their fellow students.”

Thursday

October 7, 2004
1:16 pm

Senior exhibits documentary images of wine harvest

Bates senior Ryan Heffernan of Napa, Calif., exhibits “Portraits of the Harvest 2004,” a series of black and white photographs of workers harvesting grapes in Mendoza, Argentina, and in his hometown, in Chase Hall Gallery, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the exhibition, on display through Oct. 18, at no charge. A two-hour reception with the photographer will be held in the exhibtion space at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9.

Friday

October 1, 2004
11:33 am

20 Years of Optional SATs

A paper presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the National Association for College Admissions Counseling.