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Tuesday

January 8, 2002
4:01 pm

Modern Dance Company showcases new work

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, showcases the talents of students and a guest choreographer in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11; 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in Schaeffer Theatre on College Street.

Thursday

January 3, 2002
3:51 pm

The Martin Luther King Jr. Read-in

The Bates College education department and Center for Service-Learning sponsor an annual Martin Luther King Day Read-In at Martel School. Student, staff and faculty volunteers are encouraged to participate. Readers will share a book with a diversity theme with a 4th-, 5th- or 6th-grade student. The book will then be given to the child to keep.

Thursday

January 3, 2002
3:50 pm

The Evening Program

Student dancers, under the direction of hip-hop choreographer W. Barry Dean, will perform an original piece commissioned for the MLK Jr. observation. A resident of Lewiston, Dean comes from Chicago and attended the University of Southern Maine. He teaches hip-hop at Bates and with Elizabeth Hansen’s Dance Studio in Lewiston.

Thursday

January 3, 2002
3:41 pm

Debate between Bates and Morehouse Colleges

The visiting team comes from Morehouse College, the Atlanta institution known for its tradition of illustrious graduates, including The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Benjamin Mays, Bates class of 1920, was president of Morehouse for 27 years and a mentor to King. The Bates debate team, of which Mays was an accomplished member, comes with a longstanding and esteemed tradition of debate. The forum includes an opportunity for audience members to speak.

Monday

December 10, 2001
9:43 am

Dockery '02 named Maine, NESCAC and ECAC Player of the Week

Senior guard Kate Dockery of New York, N.Y., has been selected as the Maine Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association (MWBCA), New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for Dec. 10.

Monday

December 3, 2001
11:48 am

The Quimby League

The Quimby league is dedicated to parliamentary-style debate. Although some Washington schools have participated in a regional league that offers traditional (Lincoln-Douglas, Policy) debate, many students did not have time for the preparation these styles require.

Monday

November 19, 2001
9:32 am

Easter '03 earns cross country All-America honors

Bates College junior Justin Easter of Jay, Maine, finished 19th out of 215 runners Nov. 17 at the NCAA Division III cross country championships at Augustana College, earning his first All-America honor in cross country and the third overall in his career.

Monday

November 12, 2001
1:06 pm

Nine named to fall All-NESCAC teams

Nine Bates College fall student-athletes have been named to their New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Conference teams so far this season.

Friday

October 26, 2001
1:05 pm

'Brave New World' takes the stage

Boasting an original score and a design scheme out of Buck Rogers, an adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s social satire “Brave New World” opens the Bates College theater season in Schaeffer Theatre Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 8-11.

Wednesday

August 22, 2001
11:13 am

James McBride to deliver convocation address

James McBride, an award-winning composer, saxophonist and best-selling author whose writing explores the complexities of racial identity, will officially open the 147th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address “The Color of Water: A Meditation on Identity” at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the college’s main quadrangle. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The rain site will be the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.