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Monthly Archives: February 2008

Frost Lectures Transcribed for the First Time

Frost Lectures Transcribed for the First Time

James Sitar ’01, a grad student at Boston University, recently unearthed multiple lectures given by Robert Frost at Dartmouth from Rauner. The lectures were part of the mandatory “Great Issues”… Read more »

Straw Poll

Straw Poll

In an article in today’s Daily D a student claims that the new wireless network “Dartmouth Secure” is slower than the previous network “Kiewit Wireless.” I’ve found the same to… Read more »

Was Wright Forced Out?

Was Wright Forced Out?

A reader, smelling something amiss, writes in: In his Community Letter of February 28, 2007, President James Wright wrote: Some people have claimed that one of the new trustee’s assignments… Read more »

Disciplinary Action

Disciplinary Action

Many of you are probably aware of the big news from Columbia University this week. Madonna Constantine was accused of multiple cases of flagrant plagiarism earlier this week by Columbia…. Read more »

Go See Julius Caesar

Go See Julius Caesar

Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is a play that lends itself to political statement. I’m sure my high school English teacher was not alone when, in the lead up to the Iraq… Read more »

Boston Globe Correction

Boston Globe Correction

Correction: Because of reporting errors, a Feb. 10 Page One story on efforts to boost the payout of the GI Bill inaccurately described James Wright, Dartmouth College president, as a… Read more »

Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season

S&S has recently outfitted their vehicles with amber lights, in order that they might be more visible after sunset. There have been some other changes as well: In addition, Safety… Read more »

Road to Webster Avenue

Road to Webster Avenue

Joseph Asch ’79 has added some thought provoking concerns to the question about President Wright’s replacement. The whole piece is well worth a read, but this excerpt is particularly intriguing:… Read more »

Princeton to Offer a Gap Year

Princeton to Offer a Gap Year

There was an interesting article in the Times yesterday about Princeton’s reconsideration of foreign study. Princeton currently manages to send about 30% of its students abroad; that is the second… Read more »

Movies! —with Non-Human Animals

Movies! —with Non-Human Animals

>Date: 19 Feb 2008 19:49:34 -0500>From: Dartmouth Animal Welfare Group>Subject: MOVIE NIGHT FRIDAY!>To: (Recipient list suppressed) ************************ * Join us for a Movie Night * * this FRIDAY * *… Read more »