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Monthly Archives: March 2005

Some College History

Some College History

An interesting article on George Ticknor and Sylvanus Thayer (of Thayer Engineering School fame), both graduates of the class of 1807, and “two of America’s leading figures.”

The Daily D Notices ASD

The Daily D Notices ASD

Over a month after Alumni for a Strong Dartmouth formed to launch negative attacks against the alumni Trustee petition candidates, the Daily Dartmouth has bothered to publish an article about… Read more »

Dartmouth Still in the Red

Dartmouth Still in the Red

Dartmouth Trustee (and Unofficial Patron Saint of Dartlog) T.J. Rodgers ’70 recently asked FIRE to reevaluate Dartmouth’s poor free speech ranking, as it is listed on FIRE’s ancillary website, speechcodes.org…. Read more »

Trustee Ballot Snafu?

Trustee Ballot Snafu?

Several alumni have written The Review noting that they have only now recieved their paper ballots for the Trustee election, some three weeks after balloting began. While a preference for… Read more »

Construction Cuts Off Webster Ave.

Construction Cuts Off Webster Ave.

Over spring break, the area enclosed by the Tuck Mall dormitory construction site has expanded northward along Tuck Drive to Webster Avenue, blocking any direct access from the main campus… Read more »

Former Dartmouth provost under Summers-esque fire?

Former Dartmouth provost under Summers-esque fire?

Here Columbia President Lee Bollinger was Dartmouth Provost from 1994-96.

One Liberal on Engles: ‘$%^##@’

One Liberal on Engles: ‘$%^##@’

As he explains on the Free Press‘ blog, Timothy Waligore ’01 did not like the surprisingly anti-administration campaign email from Trustee candidate Gregg Engles ’79. Waligore takes issue mainly with… Read more »

Time Notes Dartmouth’s Athletics Flap

Time Notes Dartmouth’s Athletics Flap

Time magazine has noted–belatedly–the furor over Dean of Admissions Karl Furstenberg’s letter claiming athletic programs like football “represent a sacrifice to the academic quality and diversity” of students (last item)…. Read more »

They’re after their Lucky Charms

They’re after their Lucky Charms

Apparently a school in the Boston area has decided to remove Frosted Flakes, Fruit Loops, Cap’n Crunch, &tc. from its dining halls. Which aspect of this story is least surprising?… Read more »

Will ASD Target the Official Candidates Too?

Will ASD Target the Official Candidates Too?

After yesterday’s harshly critical campaign email from Gregg Engles ’79, the Voices in the Wilderness blog wonders why Alumni for a Strong Dartmouth hasn’t attacked him for his anti-administration rhetoric…. Read more »