Stories about "debate"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 10:35 am
When it came time for me to decide which college I’d attend,...
Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:23 pm
The Birmingham News profiles Joyce White Vance ’82, a President Obama nominee...
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.
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.