February 11, 2015 5:24 pm
The event solidified the reputation of Taylor Blackburn ’15 as one of the best female debaters in North America.
December 10, 2014 1:29 pm
The legendary Brooks Quimby Debate Council will send three teams to Malaysia in January to compete at the World Universities Debating Championships.
April 22, 2014 1:00 pm
In the storied history of Bates debate, the victory is believed to be the first national title by a Bates varsity team.
January 22, 2014 10:19 am
As debaters from Bates and Morehouse colleges made clear, discussing Martin Luther King’s dream raises more questions than it answers.
December 13, 2013 12:00 pm
“Incredibly successful” is how Director of Debate Jan Hovden describes the fall campaign.
October 31, 2013 11:00 am
Bates debate ranks fifth in the U.S., trailing only Yale, Harvard, Brandeis and Rutgers.
February 27, 2013 2:00 pm
“Breaking” at the world debate tournament is more impressive the more you learn about it.
February 29, 2012 10:25 am
Led by the senior team of Ian Mahmud (left) and Colin Etnire (right), Bates debate ranks among the best in the world.
May 23, 2011 12:39 pm
Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their Bates experience. Here, Walter Garcia ’11 of Deer…
October 28, 2010 11:18 pm
Featuring four of the five candidates for the Blaine House — Democrat Elizabeth Mitchell and independents Eliot Cutler, Shawn Moody and Scott — the MPBN debate held in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall capped a day at Bates largely centered around the event.