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Wednesday

December 13, 2006 10:28 am

Bates debaters ranked 15th internationally

The Bates College debate team ranks 15th internationally, according to an unofficial tally of more than 400 teams competing in the World Universities Debating Championships.

Wednesday

December 14, 2005 2:37 pm

Accomplished debaters head to Worlds in Dublin

On the heels of impressive performances by its debaters in the United Kingdom last month, Bates College sends five teams to this year’s World Universities Debating Championships in Dublin, Ireland, from Dec. 27 through Jan. 4.

Monday

March 14, 2005 9:58 am

Rhetorical fireworks fly as college team hosts debate tournament

As a warm-up for a Bates College-hosted national debate tournament, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council debated Harvard University on the issue “The United States has a moral obligation to spread democracy around the world.”