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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Indians Finish Strong

Indians Finish Strong

The Indian football squad has finished 6-4 overall and 3-4 Ivy, their strongest showing since 2003 (5-5, 4-3) and their first winning season since  1997 by thrashing the Princeton Tigers… Read more »

UND Denied

UND Denied

Well, that’s that. The University of North Dakota has officially been forced to give up its nickname, “The Fighting Sioux” after eighty years. Keep in mind that UND didn’t even… Read more »

Gary Johnson, or Change Dartmouth Students Can Believe In

Gary Johnson, or Change Dartmouth Students Can Believe In

Now well into my fourth year at the College, no change seems more marked to me than how libertarianism—once a disreputable philosophy reserved for Ron Paul nuts and Randroids—is now… Read more »

First Death Penalty for Petit Murders

First Death Penalty for Petit Murders

The Hartford Courant and most other news outlets are reporting on the latest phase of a saga that has gripped the Dartmouth community, my home state of Connecticut, and the entire… Read more »

A Moral Education? TDR Interviews Rev. Richard Crocker

A Moral Education? TDR Interviews Rev. Richard Crocker

By Charles S. Dameron November 7, 2010 Reverend Crocker is Dean of the Tucker Foundation.TDR: I’m thinking about this quote that President Dickey used in his oral history at Rauner… Read more »

CNBC Predicts “TurboTax” Termination

CNBC Predicts “TurboTax” Termination

Over at CNBC, John Carney is predicting that Tim “TurboTax” Geithner ‘83 will soon be gone from the administration. Seeing as how he’s one of those alums nobody around here… Read more »

The Hammered Sickle

The Hammered Sickle

By Blake S. Neff Directions: 1 part vodka 2 parts blood from capitalist oppressors Drink in a celebratory fashion straight from the bottle. As it turns out, great wealth is… Read more »

Campari Soda

Campari Soda

By Benjamin M. Riley Directions: 6 oz. Campari 6 oz. Eau avec gaz Drink with caution I feel that a confession is in order. I am no fan of the… Read more »

The Sphinx & What Might Have Been

The Sphinx & What Might Have Been

In this elevation from 1923, Sphinx is shown with a proposed addition.By Michael G. Marcusa As you stroll down the north side of East Wheelock Street, the monolithic Sphinx Hall… Read more »

Jeffrey Sachs Misses Chance for a Call to Arms

Jeffrey Sachs Misses Chance for a Call to Arms

Sachs is a professor of Economics and director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University.By Blake S. Neff In the Gospel of Matthew, Christ Himself declares that the poor will… Read more »