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Yearly Archives: 2007

Valley News on Wenda Gu

Valley News on Wenda Gu

From today’s editorial page in the Valley News: The shock of the new may be what much contemporary and conceptual art is all about, but shock isn’t necessarily accompanied by… Read more »

State Representative Moves Forward

State Representative Moves Forward

A state representative in New Hampshire is moving forward with legislation that would repeal a 2003 law. That law gave permission to the College to amend its charter without any… Read more »

Investment Strategies for Collegiate Endowments

Investment Strategies for Collegiate Endowments

The Boston Globe had an interesting article last Friday. In the last few years elite universities and colleges have reaped huge rewards by investing their endowments in “alternative” assets. Their… Read more »

Forced Conformity to Expectations

Forced Conformity to Expectations

As noted in a comment to a post below, Google removed the Spencer video the same day the Daily D published a letter by Spencer, in which he responded to… Read more »

Overheard at Dartmouth, Dartlog Style

Overheard at Dartmouth, Dartlog Style

Said to me this evening in complete seriousness, causing considerable amusement: “I’m sorry, I don’t mean to be offensive. I’m just saying, if you write for the Review, I think… Read more »

Google Deems Robert Spencer Hateful

Google Deems Robert Spencer Hateful

Courtesy of the blog “Little Green Footballs” comes the news that Google has removed the video of Robert Spencer’s speech from last Friday’s Islamo-Fascism Awareness event. As I noted in… Read more »

Baker Slowly Balding

Baker Slowly Balding

Even though Wenda Gu’s vanity project was supposed to come down on Sunday, apparently deconstructing a $50,000 piece of “art” requires some time. Although students no longer have to put… Read more »

In Violation of the College’s Privacy Policy

In Violation of the College’s Privacy Policy

Nachman has raised another important issue over at his blog. Is this in violation of the College’s Privacy Policy? Information stored on an individual’s account is presumed to be private… Read more »

What Constitutes a Private Environment?

What Constitutes a Private Environment?

Here is what Barbara Knauff, Dartmouth’s Blackboard guru, has to say about the situation: Instructors can monitor student activity on their sites, yes. You shouldn’t look at Blackboard as “private”… Read more »

Student Privacy?

Student Privacy?

I can’t verify if this is true, but Dave Nachman writes that: Nearly every course at Dartmouth uses Blackboard, an online software service that lets professors post materials and give… Read more »