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Monthly Archives: May 2003

Re: Penn minority graduation galas

Re: Penn minority graduation galas

“Often, they don?t receive the same recognition and psychological support as other students at the university.” We should all remember that Penn’s black students, denied the recognition of being able… Read more »

Black matriculation

Black matriculation

ChienWen Kung ’04 says, “I don’t know about separate graduation ceremonies for blacks, but I do know (courtesy of a friend of mine who attended it) that there’s a black… Read more »

Penn minority graduation galas

Penn minority graduation galas

Troy Blanchard ’05 brought this article to my attention. In this 2001 Review article, Darren Thomas and I discuss Dartmouth’s affirmative action, minority recruitment weekends, affinity housing, mailings, and enrichment… Read more »

More from Adil

More from Adil

“Alex, I believe in merit, not in color. affirmative action is little more than bullshit. so i wrote at the end “It would be funny, if the nonsense I wrote… Read more »

I respond to Adil

I respond to Adil

>Date: 15 May 2003 13:25:54 EDT >From: Alexander D. Talcott >Reply-To: alex.talcott >Subject: Re: response! >To: Adil Warisuddin Ahmad Hi, Adil I appreciate your response. I find my self going… Read more »

Adil Warisuddin Ahmad ’05 to respond in The D

Adil Warisuddin Ahmad ’05 to respond in The D

“To the editor: Alexander Talcott �04 in his recent letter �A Clear Paradox� tries to point out that the 40% of non-white students on campus that Dean Furstenburg calls �real… Read more »

Overheard

Overheard

In the Office of Pluralism and Leadership: Dean of Asian Students to Dean of Black Students: Congratulations. Dean of Black Students: What? DAS: You’re the only one who got their… Read more »

All That’s Fit to Print

All That’s Fit to Print

The D finally runs a letter to the editor by yours truly. Graduate student Mark Bubriski responds: “One statistic you missed: 1 year of minorities barely pushing “overrepresentation” at Dartmouth… Read more »

Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King

Just noticed the post over at Free Dartmouth on Billie Jean King receiving an honorary degree at commencement this year. The post does, and I’m sure her intro at graduation… Read more »

Re: I Have a Nightmare

Re: I Have a Nightmare

Talcott, your criticism of Furstenberg’s absurd statement is very fitting. However, it’s worth noting that, according to The D article, the non-white population at Dartmouth is not really “approaching 40… Read more »