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Monthly Archives: October 2005

Hello Team, Good-Bye Tradition

Hello Team, Good-Bye Tradition

In a half-hearted attempt by the college to subdue alumni and student disapproval over banning of field-rushing at Dartmouth’s homecoming game, they have created “the gauntlet.” This ingenious idea would… Read more »

NH Senator Gregg: Jackpot

NH Senator Gregg: Jackpot

New Hampshire’s own Senator Judd Gregg won the Powerball lottery in D.C. this week for a jackpot of $853,492. Out of spontaneity he purchased $20 of tickets, and the winning… Read more »

A Call to Inaction

A Call to Inaction

Daniel Belkin ’08 writes in today’s Daily D that a recent spate of bad weather in Louisiana and New Hampshire means “we are feeling today the meteorological effects of an… Read more »

Alumni Constitution Authors Defend Themselves

Alumni Constitution Authors Defend Themselves

The weblog of the Alumni Governance Task Force has answered two alumni questions about their proposed new Alumni Association constitution, to be discussed this weekend in Hanover. In one of… Read more »

Is Edsforth Still Employed?

Is Edsforth Still Employed?

The Daily Dartmouth reports today that the illustrious Ronald Edsforth, who was at some point in the not-to-distant past teaching a class titled “War and Peace” (and maybe in charge… Read more »

A Proud Moment for Buzzflood

A Proud Moment for Buzzflood

Dartmouth is in the news again, this time credited in the New York Times with inventing beer pong.

Johnson ’73 on the Alumni Election

Johnson ’73 on the Alumni Election

Scott Johnson ’73 has a column up on the Daily Standard this morning on the upcoming Alumni Association election. For those that need a reminder, the election will be held… Read more »

On English

On English

I noticed something interesting in this week’s (London) Spectator. Brendan O’Neill, in his article on the decline of Britpop (non-suscribers—shame on you—may find it here), refers to Oxford and University… Read more »

Post-Yom Kippur News Wrap-Up

Post-Yom Kippur News Wrap-Up

The Daily Dartmouth had a write-up of Wednesday night’s Review-sponsored Mansfield / Travis debate on manliness. The article ignores a lot of the substantive points in favor of the more… Read more »

Reminder — Vote

Reminder — Vote

If you have a Dartmouth degree, you’re eligible to vote in the Alumni Association elections this Homecoming. The elections, as well as a discussion of the proposed new constitution, will… Read more »