Archives for "debate"
A day at the (gubernatorial) race: MPBN, Bates partner for debate

Thursday, 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.

Brooks Quimby lengthens list of successes in British-style debate

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 3:19 pm

An established force in the American Parliamentary debate format, Quimby deepened its inroads into the contrasting world of British Parliamentary style during the weekend of April 10. The team of Colin Etnire '12 of San Francisco and Ariela Silberstein '10 of New York City made the semifinals at the United States Universities Debate Championship, the nation's ultimate British-style contest.

Geoffrey Shaughnessy ’09 debates around the globe

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 10:35 am

When it came time for me to decide which college I’d attend,...

U.S. attorney nominee Joyce Vance known as rock under pressure

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:23 pm

The Birmingham News profiles Joyce White Vance ’82, a President Obama nominee...

Bates debaters rank 16th in world tourney

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 11:44 am

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

Bates debates Yale in 'ultimate showdown'

Thursday, February 16, 2006 12:00 am

Billed as the "ultimate showdown between two of the best debate teams in the country," the Brooks Quimby Debate Council debates the Yale University team on the issue, "Is terrorism, as a philosophical construct, a just form of warfare?" Open to the public free of charge, the rhetorical match begins at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Bates professor wins award

Friday, November 7, 1997 8:39 am

Robert J. Branham, professor of rhetoric and director of debate at Bates College, has received the latest American Forensic Association (AFA) Daniel Rohrer Award for "Stanton's Elm: An Illustrated History of Debating at Bates College," published in 1996.

British debaters launch 75th anniversary tour at Bates

Monday, September 15, 1997 4:14 pm

"This house believes that the monarchy should be buried with Diana" will be argued by the British Debate Team and Bates College debaters at 4 p.m., Sept. 20, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.