List/Grid

Monthly Archives: July 2004

Kiewit break-in

Kiewit break-in

According to an email from Larry Levine in Computing Services, several of the College’s computers were compromised on Wednesday. He speculated that some personal information had been copied, including some… Read more »

TDR – “Provocative rather than persuasive…”

TDR – “Provocative rather than persuasive…”

So claims “Scoop” Duncan Currie, editorial assistant, on Weekly Standard Online: “The most self-defeating thing philosophical conservatives can do in such an environment is retreat into a form of identity politics,… Read more »

Ivy League athletic recruting

Ivy League athletic recruting

Exposed in this new book by a Middlebury alum who wanted to play soccer at Dartmouth, where his father was a prof.

Record giving

Record giving

In terms of money, not participation rate Dartmouth College celebrated its most successful fund-raising year ever with $118.1 million in charitable gifts in the fiscal year that ended June 30,… Read more »

Reviewers save the world

Reviewers save the world

Well, one at least. Of course I refer to the continuing antics of Specialist G. Rollo Begley, with whom I spoke briefly on Sunday. While Fort Benning is dreadfully hot,… Read more »

Ah, The Daily Dartmouth

Ah, The Daily Dartmouth

Interesting article on Parent’s Weekend.  Particularly odd, at least to me, is how the author managed (with one exception at the end) to only interview female students.

Reviewer runs for office

Reviewer runs for office

Review writer Katie Racicot ’06 is seeking to represent the Hanover-Lyme district in the New Hampshire state legislature as a Republican, the Daily Dartmouth reports today. Also seeking the Republican… Read more »

Fun with Yahoo

Fun with Yahoo

Go to Yahoo.com, and enter “sub-par school newspaper” or even just “sub-par newspaper.” The top result, sadly, may not surprise you.

Faculty for Kerry

Faculty for Kerry

While not shocking, it appears that 92% of Ivy League faculty who donated to a presidential candidate donated to Kerry. Interestingly, Dartmouth had the highest rate (97%) of giving to… Read more »

A long overdue Robert Haines update

A long overdue Robert Haines update

From early last month in the New Hampshire Gazette: “How Not to Run for President”