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Tuesday

September 28, 2004
10:25 am

Debater places first at novice parliamentary debate championships

Led by first-year student Brendan Jarboe of Acton, Mass., Bates College debaters swept the 2004 American Parliamentary Debate Association’s Novice Championships, held Sept. 24 and 25 at Boston University. The tournament is organized specifically for debaters competing for the first time at the collegiate level.

Tuesday

September 21, 2004
2:03 pm

Orientatition 2004

Orientation for the Class of 2008, Aug. 30-Sept. 10, included a little something for everyone. From moving belongings into residential halls, to baking gingerbread over a roasting campfire, from participating in a Zen retreat and outdoor service work on the coast of Maine to discussing (over a gourmet box lunch) Convocation speaker Paul Rogat Loeb’s Soul of a Citizen, first-year students eased themselves into life as college students. Check out a few of their experiences, now among the very first Bates memories for these new students, in the accompanying slide show.

Monday

September 20, 2004
2:32 pm

Nader's vice presidential running mate to address students

Peter Miguel Camejo, longtime antiwar and social justice activist and the vice presidential running mate of independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader, will address students of History 265, “Wartime Dissent in Modern America,” at 2:40 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, in the Bates College Chapel. Taught by Associate Professor of History Hilmar Jensen, the course explores, in part, “what the long-term consequences of even short-term curtailments of freedom portend for the future of American democracy.” The event is open to the Bates community free of charge.

Thursday

September 9, 2004
3:41 pm

Paul Rogat Loeb, Convocation address, Bates College, Sept. 8, 2004

Paul Rogat Loeb, Convocation address, Bates College, Sept. 8, 2004

Thursday

September 9, 2004
3:20 pm

Convocation 2004: In praise of the 'courage of ordinary people'

“Everybody who acts is uncertain,” author Paul Rogat Loeb told the Bates College community and its Class of 2008 during the Sept. 8 ceremony marking the start of the college’s 150th academic year.

Tuesday

September 7, 2004
11:50 am

Matriculation Dinner Remarks – Martin Andrucki

Matriculation Dinner Remarks 2004.

Wednesday

August 25, 2004
9:31 am

AESOP provides fabulous adventure for new students

Organized and run by students, the Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program — commonly known by its acronym, AESOP — puts Bates first-years, guided by older peers, onto hiking trails and into kayaks.

Friday

August 6, 2004
3:27 pm

Class of 2008 at a glance

Bates received 3.5 applications for every first-year student admitted to the Class of 2008, with 467 new first-year students expected when the fall semester starts Sept. 8.