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Thursday

May 21, 2009
3:06 pm

Art collector Bruce Brown and Colby professor Véronique Plesch to speak

Bruce Brown, one of Maine’s foremost art collectors and curators, and Véronique Plesch, a Colby College professor and authority on Italian art, will offer separate lectures at Bates College on two Wednesdays in May.

Tuesday

March 10, 2009
12:04 pm

Discussed the Icelandic recession

The Icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið took note of dance band FM Belfast’s tour of the U.S., including a stop at Bates College that was sponsored by WRBC-FM. Besides offering a concert, the Icelandic band participated in a discussion about the recession in their homeland.

Wednesday

March 4, 2009
1:25 pm

Icelandic Excitement

The Bates College Radio station, WRBC, brought Icelandic band FM Belfast to perform a free concert this past Saturday night for the Bates community. A totally great band that I would never have discovered were it not for the WRBC, the four fashionable Icelandic rockers also participated in a symposium on Saturday, similarly open to the Bates community, in which they discussed what’s ACTUALLY going on in Iceland Bates’ own Associate Politics Professor Aslaug Asgeirsdottir, also of Iceland, providing two contrasting but informed points of views.

Sunday

March 1, 2009
1:19 pm

Turning Points: Simple Questions

The latest campus comings and goings

Sunday

March 1, 2009
10:23 am

Vecsey reads Holocaust memoir sequel by Isaacson '65

Last winter, Judith Isaacson ’65, LL.D. ’94 got to hear her own words during a reading at the Lewiston Public Library by Katalin Vecsey, who read selections from Isaacson’s Seed of Sarah, a memoir published in 1990 that recounted her Holocaust experiences at the Auschwitz-Birkenau and Hessisch Lichtenau concentration camps.

Friday

January 9, 2009
3:56 pm

A farmer's life grows on Otis fellow Anna Skarstad '11

Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing to hoe that row until she understands why….

Friday

January 9, 2009
11:47 am

A farmer's life grows on Otis fellow Anna Skarstad '11

Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing to hoe that row until she understands why. And she knows that farming is hard. “It’s deeper, too,” she says. “It’s a life.”

Thursday

January 8, 2009
11:46 am

Video: Behind the scenes at the World Cup

Senior Lincoln Benedict documented two classic men’s ski races in Europe in photos and video. His travels were made possible…

Wednesday

January 7, 2009
11:44 am

Bates debaters rank 16th in world tourney

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council recently sent six debaters to the prestigious Cambridge University Cleary Gottlieb Intervarsity Tournament, hosted by Cambridge Union Society.

Tuesday

December 9, 2008
2:38 pm

Bates debaters rank 16th at Cambridge University tournament

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council recently sent six debaters to the prestigious Cambridge University Cleary Gottlieb Intervarsity Tournament, hosted by Cambridge Union Society.