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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Editor Emeritus Interviews Tx. Gov. Rick Perry

Editor Emeritus Interviews Tx. Gov. Rick Perry

Former Editor-in-Chief and current Robert L. Bartley Fellow at the Wall Street Journal, Emily Esfahani Smith ’09 interviewed Texas Governor Rick Perry for the WSJ. Topics include Arnold Schwarzenegger, tort… Read more »

Ted Kennedy Passes Away

Ted Kennedy Passes Away

The “Lion of the Senate” has lost his fight with brain cancer. CNN has the obituary.

Heads Up: Dartblog Resumes Posting with Joseph Asch ’79

Heads Up: Dartblog Resumes Posting with Joseph Asch ’79

In terms of posting frequency, the handful of Dartmouth-centric blogs (I’m sorry, I refuse to use the word “blogosphere”) have been in a bit of a summer slump — this… Read more »

US News and World Report Rankings Released

US News and World Report Rankings Released

The new US News and World Report desperate bid to stay relevant by capitalizing on the disposable incomes of helicopter parents — excuse me, their college rankings — came out… Read more »

On Second Thought, I’ll Have the Salad

On Second Thought, I’ll Have the Salad

This Blitz has been going around campus and just landed in my inbox. You may want to eat out tonight. > — Forwarded Message from —>>> One of my [redacted]… Read more »

Dean Tom Crady to Resign

Dean Tom Crady to Resign

Provost Barry Scherr just sent a campus-wide blitz informing us of Dean of the College Tom Crady’s decision to resign: Dear Colleagues, I am writing to inform you that Tom… Read more »

Dartmouth Football on Yahoo!

Dartmouth Football on Yahoo!

It’s story number 11 on the new Yahoo! home page. Apart from Dartmouth football players shaking hands after a game, there’s no mention of the team in the article.

They’re Back

They’re Back

You might have heard of the Young Cons. This past May, Josh Riddle ‘12 and David Rufful ’12 created a rap video in which they espoused their conservative views. They… Read more »

Rest in Peace, Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Rest in Peace, Eunice Kennedy Shriver

What an accomplished, inspiring woman. The Times obit is quite good, as usual — respectful and moving.

AKA President Makes Questionable Purchases

AKA President Makes Questionable Purchases

A $900,000 wax statue of herself, shopping sprees, HD television set…if Barbara McKinzie were the government we’d call it stimulus. As she’s the president of a national sorority for African-Americans,… Read more »