March 4, 2011 2:26 pm
The initiative of student political groups at Bates College has drawn to campus national figures from both ends of the ideological spectrum during a single week in March. Rick Santorum, a Republican who represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. House and Senate, addresses the topic of Islamic extremism at Bates at 7 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Terry McAuliffe, who served as chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2001 to 2005, offers the keynote speech at the Maine College Democrats Convention at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, also in the Muskie Archives. This talk, too, is open to the public at no cost.
March 2, 2010 1:56 pm
Bay Buchanan, one of the most prominent contemporary conservative voices, offers a lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, March 8, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College, 56 Campus Ave. Buchanan will address immigration issues in the United States. Sponsored by the Bates College Republicans, this event is open to the public at no cost.
January 21, 2009 12:00 pm
Jeffrey Miron, senior lecturer and director of undergraduate studies in Harvard University’s economics department, presents a lecture titled “Bankruptcy or Bailout: A Libertarian Perspective on the Financial Crisis”.
March 13, 2007 3:01 pm
Libertarian, entertainer and entrepreneur, Reginald Jones discusses the topic Betrayal: Sold Out by the Civil Rights Movement Wednesday, March 14, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.
February 15, 2007 11:09 am
The Maine College Republicans will host the Youth Leadership School, the flagship program of the Leadership Institute, at Bates College Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17-18. The school will be held in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, at 70 Campus Ave.
May 19, 2006 12:00 am
Two Bates students are among 30 students nationwide recognized for their activism by Young America’s Foundation, a conservative outreach organization. Nate Walton ’08 of Marblehead, Mass., and Melissa Simones ’06 of Greene were honored in April as members of the foundation’s Club 100. A campus activist rewards program, Club 100 gives points to members based on outreach activities such as bringing speakers to campus and raising money for their programs.
April 3, 2006 12:00 am
Virginia Republican Party Chairwoman Kate Obenshain Griffin gives a lecture on the topic “Failure of Feminism” at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Bates College Republicans, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact Nate Walton, chairman of the Maine College Republicans, at 207-240-4549 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 21, 2006 12:00 am
Pepperdine Law School dean and former U.S. independent counsel Kenneth Starr visits Bates College to speak on the topic “Meaning of Marriage: Constitution and Judiciary” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Open to the public at no charge, the event is sponsored by the Bates College Republicans, the college Lectures Committee, the political science department, the offices of the president, dean of the faculty and dean of students, and Young America’s Foundation. For more information, please call 207-240-4549.
January 25, 2006 12:00 am
At 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, the Bates College Republicans offer a screening of the documentary film Why Wal-Mart Works and Why That Makes Some People Crazy in the Filene Room (Room 301), Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.
September 26, 2005 4:22 pm
David Horowitz and Al Franken, authors and political commentators who represent distinctly opposed social and political viewpoints, are scheduled to speak within days of each other at Bates College.