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Monthly Archives: November 2007

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 »

Boguslavsky Polls College Republicans

Boguslavsky Polls College Republicans

The Union Leader reports that TDR senior editor Greg Boguslavsky polled students in New Hampshire on their primary preferences: –The chairman of the New Hampshire College Republicans, Dartmouth College junior… Read more »

Super Dartmouth Opines

Super Dartmouth Opines

David Nachman ’09 has some further thoughts concerning Zywicki and the issue of petition trustees as a whole: 1. I believe that the presence of the petition trustees is ultimately… Read more »

Update on Sexual Assault at the Top of the Hop

Update on Sexual Assault at the Top of the Hop

This was just blitzed out to the campus in response to this earlier blitz. >Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 15:41:45 -0500 (EST)>From: Harry.C.Kinne@Dartmouth.EDU>To: dartmouth-announce@locum.dartmouth.edu>Subject: Safety and Security Update>Sender: massmail-sender@locum.dartmouth.edu>Precedence: bulk… Read more »

First-Year Seminars: Professorial Dumping Ground

First-Year Seminars: Professorial Dumping Ground

Here at Dartmouth freshman undergo the first year writing program to ‘bring their writing up to par.’ This includes Writing 5 for some and a First-Year Seminar for all. So… Read more »

Blitz on the way out?

Blitz on the way out?

Inside Higher Ed reports that the College is looking into outsourcing campus e-mail to either Google or Microsoft. Dartmouth students still rely on BlitzMail today, downloading their messages with a… Read more »

Andrew Sullivan on Obama

Andrew Sullivan on Obama

There is a fairly intelligent piece by Andrew Sullivan in the current issue of the Atlantic about Barack Obama. A thought-provoking excerpt: Consider this hypothetical. It’s November 2008. A young… Read more »

Fallout from Zywicki’s Speech

Fallout from Zywicki’s Speech

The Daily Dartmouth reports on possible fallout from Trustee Todd Zywicki’s ’88 Oct. 27th remarks before the John Locke Foundation. Zywicki defended his criticism of President Freedman, noting that it… Read more »

‘Islamofascism.’

‘Islamofascism.’

One of my favorite writers on politics, Daniel Larison, has given the term ‘Islamofascism’ the pummeling it deserves in the latest American Conservative, one of the few anti-war organs of… Read more »

Kathy Slattery Phillips, 1952-2007

Kathy Slattery Phillips, 1952-2007

Dartmouth’s athletic dept. suffered a terrible loss yesterday when Kathy Slattery Phillips, my former boss and the head SID at Dartmouth for the past 24 years, passed away due to… Read more »