Archives for "New World Coalition"
Maine veteran, Afghan student to take part in Bates College panel on war in Afghanistan

Friday, February 12, 2010 9:54 am

A panel of Bates College students and faculty, along with a Waterville peace activist, discuss the war in Afghanistan at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Bates College's Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Newspaper columnist, veterans among Iraq War panelists

Monday, October 13, 2008 12:00 pm

Newspaper columnist Bill Nemitz and two Iraq war veterans with political aspirations, Adam Cote and Alex Cornell du Houx, will take part in a Bates College panel discussion about the impacts of the Iraq War.

Bates College student groups present pros, cons of Wal-Mart

Wednesday, 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.

Peace activists working in Israel offer pair of lectures

Wednesday, October 6, 2004 1:40 pm

Safa Abu-Rabia and Hannah Safran, two feminist peace activists working in Israel, offer a pair of lectures Monday, Oct. 11, in Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. Titled "Israeli-Palestinian Peacework: Two Women's Story," the afternoon lecture at 4:30 p.m. in Skelton Lounge is part of "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2004-05."

Student researchers to offer Dirigo Health Care Plan information session

Wednesday, March 31, 2004 12:41 pm

Student members of a social justice club at Bates College will present a 60-minute information session about the hotly debated Dirigo Health Plan, proposed by Gov. John Baldacci, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Bates New World Coalition to screen student documentary

Thursday, January 22, 2004 11:27 am

Members of the Bates College New World Coalition, an activist group concerned with social, political and economic justice, will screen a 40-minute video of their experiences in protesting the Free Trade Area of the Americas at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. A discussion of fair trade economics will follow the film.

Porters' Progress founder visits Bates College to describe work in Nepal

Wednesday, November 13, 2002 2:42 pm

Ben Ayers, a 1999 Bates College graduate and founder of an organization that supports expeditionary porters in Nepal, brings a presentation about Porters' Progress to Bates at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Benjamin Mays center, 95 Russell St. Ayers' presentation is open to the public at no charge.

Conference on crimes connected to the government to be held at Bates

Wednesday, January 5, 2000 3:18 pm

The 11th annual Maine Conference Investigating Crimes Committed by the FBI by will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.