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Thursday

February 2, 2012 10:47 am

Inaugural Winter Throwdown leaves competitors curled, stumped, but happy

Inaugural Winter Throwdown leaves competitors curled, stumped, but happy

In a parade of patterned Spandex, competitors in the first Intercollegiate Winter Throwdown came brandishing team mascots, notably the University of Maine at Farmington’s superb white-bearded gnome.

Tuesday

January 17, 2012 2:43 pm

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ creator offers sneak peek for King Weekend

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ creator offers sneak peek for King Weekend

For a performance Jan. 13, performer, educator, activist and slam poetry champion Marc Bamuthi Joseph took the Olin Concert Hall stage—only to leave it again.

Tuesday

January 17, 2012 2:38 pm

King Day Memorial Worship Service recalls memories, asks for action

King Day Memorial Worship Service recalls memories, asks for action

Before reading the Call to Worship at Bates’ annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Worship Service, Dean of Students James Reese shared his memories of King’s speech during the March on Washington.

Friday

December 16, 2011 7:27 pm

Bates Multifaith Chaplaincy offers a Chance to {Pause} each Week

Bates Multifaith Chaplaincy offers a Chance to {Pause} each Week

The Bates Multifaith Chaplaincy’s weekly nondenominational service called {Pause} creates a space for silence to speak.

Wednesday

July 6, 2011 8:32 am

Campus Construction Update: July 6, 2011

On June 27, right on schedule, faculty members in philosophy, religious studies and environmental studies moved into their new offices in the renovated Hedge Hall.

Friday

February 11, 2011 8:49 am

A kaleidoscope of beliefs at the Multifaith Banquet

Feeling torn between two colleges on the eve of the acceptance deadline, Leena Nasser ’12, of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, turned…

Thursday

February 3, 2011 2:44 pm

Robinson Players offer 11th 'Vagina Monologues'

For the 11th year, Bates students are supporting efforts to reduce domestic violence with a production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Feb. 11-13, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Thursday

January 20, 2011 1:45 pm

'Sankofa': Reflections of the African Diaspora on the Schaeffer stage

Culminating the college’s Jan. 17 observances of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, students used music, dance, poetry and prose to…

Wednesday

January 19, 2011 4:36 pm

'Destroy what destroys us,' says Service of Worship speaker

“It’s been a long, a long time coming, but I know a change is gonna come.” The hopeful words of the Sam Cooke song sung by soloist Megan Guynes ’11 made a fitting opening for the Jan. 16 Memorial Service of Worship that began Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates.

Tuesday

January 18, 2011 3:09 pm

MLK Day: Bates explores non-violent activism past, present and future

In case you think that all the heavy lifting in the cause of social justice is over and done with, the Rev. James Lawson has news for you. “I am absolutely convinced” that the 21st century will be the time for a social justice movement that overshadows the transformative campaigns of the previous century, Lawson told a Bates College audience gathered on Jan. 17 to celebrate the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.