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Yearly Archives: 2005

Controversy Surrounds Riner Convocation Speech

Controversy Surrounds Riner Convocation Speech

A summary of the fallout, as reported in The Dartmouth. Wednesday:A news article refers to the speech as “resembl[ing] a sermon” and quotes only freshmen who disliked it. Yesterday:A comic… Read more »

Tuck Prof to Join CEA

Tuck Prof to Join CEA

President Bush has named Tuck professor Matthew Slaughter to the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. The President intends to nominate Matthew Slaughter, of New Hampshire, to be aMember of the… Read more »

Freshman Issue Online

Freshman Issue Online

The first TDR of the fall term, the freshman issue, has now been posted online for your reading pleasure.

Oversubscribed Courses

Oversubscribed Courses

As of this morning, the first day of classes, only one government class (a seminar from a visiting professor) had ANY openings. I discovered this to my chagrin when I… Read more »

Scott Glabe Call-Out

Scott Glabe Call-Out

Scott Johnson ’73 on the Powerline Blog calls out Scott Glabe for pointing him towards Noah Riner’s Convocation speech, and also notes Scott’s column in this morning’s Daily Standard decrying… Read more »

Pres. Wright at Convocation

Pres. Wright at Convocation

Riner’s speech today should, of course, be contrasted directly with President Wright’s Convocation speech, now also available online . Key lines from the speeches: Riner, in reference to the violence… Read more »

Convocation

Convocation

Noah Riner ’06’s speech to the class of ’09 is available online. And in case you missed it, Sandeep Ramesh’s valedictory speech to the class of ’05 is also.

Zywicki on Hurricane Response

Zywicki on Hurricane Response

Alumni Trustee Todd Zywicki ’88 has posted to his blog several interesting pieces about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. He raises several questions about the government’s spending priorities now that… Read more »

Football opens with a win.

Football opens with a win.

Dartmouth opened the Buddy Teevens ’79 era with a 26-21 win over Colgate this afternoon at Memorial Field. After a slow start, Dartmouth’s defense got the team going, forcing several… Read more »

New Aquinas House Director

New Aquinas House Director

Fr. William Garrott, O.P., has been named the new director of Aquinas House, Dartmouth’s Catholic Student Center, by the Bishop of Manchester. Fr. Garrott formerly was the vocations director for… Read more »