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Whidden, Gwendolyn R. "Gwen"ë19212-810-6606 (cell)gwhidden@bates.eduHome: 20 W 76th Street, Apt. 3B, New York, NY, 10023Campus: OFFCAM 2 1498 Bates College
$10,000 grant to help Gwendolyn Whidden ’19 create debate program in Rwanda

Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:06 am

Whidden, who spent time at a rural high school in Rwanda in 2017, will return to the school to promote critical thinking and open dialogue.

Recalling when Bates fought, yet benefited from, a racist debate organization

Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:33 pm

Fraught and frustrating efforts by Bates to get the national Delta Sigma Rho debate society to admit black members reveals a stark conflict between Bates’ ideals and the reality in which it operated.

Marshall Scholar Chris Crum ’17 eyes legal remedies for online threats

Friday, December 7, 2018 9:08 am

Chris Crum '17 is one of 48 recipients of a 2019 Marshall Scholarship, and only the second from Bates since the program was founded in 1953.

Video: Zoë Seaman-Grant ’17 and the best part of debate

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:54 pm

In our latest "Voices from the Class of 2017," debater Zoë Seaman-Grant talks about the thrill of hearing the unexpected.

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.

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