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Yearly Archives: 2007

TDR: The Christmas Issue

TDR: The Christmas Issue

The Dartmouth Review‘s last issue of 2007 has been uploaded. Some highlights: Kingsley Amis, Dryden, and n+1. TDR Interview: John McCain is a fan of ABBA. Prof. Hart revisits the… Read more »

Zywicki’s Clarification

Zywicki’s Clarification

Joe Malchow just received a letter from Trustee Todd Zywicki ’88 detailing his regrets over the speech he made at the John William Pope Center in October. UPDATE: I was… Read more »

Zywicki Transcript

Zywicki Transcript

Below is the full transcript of Trustee Todd Zywicki’s ’88 controversial speech. The transcript is courtesy of Dartblog: Speech given at the John William Pope Center in Raleigh, NC on… Read more »

Reese ’73 Dies, Widely Considered Best Poker Player in the World

Reese ’73 Dies, Widely Considered Best Poker Player in the World

David E. “Chip” Reese ’73 recently died. Many considered him the best poker player in the world. Perhaps someone who knows something about poker can elaborate in the comments section.

Junior Faculty Rate Dartmouth Highly

Junior Faculty Rate Dartmouth Highly

Dartmouth is one of the top schools, as ranked by junior faculty (however, the study only looked at 78 schools): Brown, Stanford, and Duke Universities, and Dartmouth College are among… Read more »

Valley News Condemns Zywicki Speech

Valley News Condemns Zywicki Speech

Apparently the Valley News‘ stance is better late then never: It is the nature of insurgencies to seek to offend orthodox opinion, and perhaps that is the spirit in which… Read more »

Christmas, in all its Glory

Christmas, in all its Glory

In a letter to the editor (the title of which puts Christmas in scare quotes), College Chaplain Richard Crocker explains his tepid support for the Christmas Tree in the middle… Read more »

Retreading the Same Water

Retreading the Same Water

The Alumni Council and the Association of Alumni came to blows this weekend over Zywicki, the lawsuit, and their roles as representatives of alumni opinion. Nothing new.

War on Drugs in Rolling Stone

War on Drugs in Rolling Stone

TDR Editor Emeritus Ben Wallace-Wells ’00 has an excellent article in the most recent Rolling Stone about America’s ‘War on Drugs.’ At the headquarters of the Office of National Drug… Read more »

Are the Ivies Exploitive?

Are the Ivies Exploitive?

Business Week published an interesting article today about the effect of ‘Ivy plus’ schools on public universities and on higher education in general. The Ivies cannot fairly be blamed for… Read more »