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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Winter Arrives in Hanover

Winter Arrives in Hanover

After several weeks of unseasonably warm weather at Dartmouth — 61 degrees in November?! — people returning to campus from Thanksgiving break will stumble upon this newly wintry landscape. Hanover finally got… Read more »

Another Reason to Cheer Tomorrow

Another Reason to Cheer Tomorrow

Lyman Missimer boots it downfield in an early season game against UNH. (Photo courtesy of Dartmouth Sports, Gil Talbot)As if you needed one for the men’s soccer team, which faces… Read more »

William Jewett Tucker — Founder of “The New Dartmouth”

William Jewett Tucker — Founder of “The New Dartmouth”

President William Jewett Tucker, a theologian by training, remade Dartmouth and brought it into the 20th Century by remaking the curriculum, broadening the College’s base of students, and stripping Dartmouth… Read more »

Misunderstanding Benedict on Condoms

Misunderstanding Benedict on Condoms

Benedict’s words have sparked a debate over what exactly he meant. (Photo courtesy of Marek Kosniowski via Wikipedia)Some interesting statements have been emanating from the Vatican of late. Just two… Read more »

Daily Dartmouth Covers Faux Activism

Daily Dartmouth Covers Faux Activism

Though it’s a popular College pastime, I’m not one to criticize the Daily Dartmouth‘s need to cover every banal coming and going in the life of Dartmouth and Hanover.  They’ve… Read more »

Sazerac

Sazerac

By Benjamin M. Riley Directions: 2 oz. Rye Whiskey 5 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters Sugar Cube Splash of Absinthe Mix whiskey and bitters, coat glass with absinthe, drop sugar cube and… Read more »

William Jewett Tucker & The Andover Controversy

William Jewett Tucker & The Andover Controversy

Rev. William Tucker, as he appeared around the time of the Andover Controversy, c. 1870. (Image courtesy of Rauner Special Collections Library)By Coleman E. Shear  Throughout the nineteenth century, New… Read more »

The Men of Dartmouth’s Steam Plant

The Men of Dartmouth’s Steam Plant

The control panel at the heart of Dartmouth’s heating needs. (Image courtesy of Benjamin M. Riley.)By Benjamin M. Riley Dartmouth — long ago described by its most famous son as… Read more »

A Catholic Sign of Contradiction in Africa

A Catholic Sign of Contradiction in Africa

By Blake S. Neff Benedict hits the red carpet in his red papal shoes. (Image courtesy of Agencia Brasil via Wikipedia)The concept of “sign of contradiction,” one persecuted manifesting holiness,… Read more »

Advocates for Conscious Capitalism

Advocates for Conscious Capitalism

By J.P. Harrington Michael Strong wants to change the world, but with capitalism, a less credited framework among many of the starry-eyed dreamers who usually preach changing the world. The… Read more »