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Monthly Archives: April 2011

TDR Gets Free Press; Dunyun Gets it Wrong (Maybe)

TDR Gets Free Press; Dunyun Gets it Wrong (Maybe)

Some free press for the Review today in The Dunyun, one of Dartmouth’s daily humor blitzes, modeled on the venerable Onion. The satirical news report details a plan by the… Read more »

Dartmouth Investment Group Thrives

Dartmouth Investment Group Thrives

The Dartmouth Investment in Philanthropy Program (DIPP) finished the 2010 year by earning a 20% net gain in their portfolio. This drastically outpaced the 12.8% average gain in the S&P… Read more »

ROTC Surging on Elite Campuses

ROTC Surging on Elite Campuses

Army ROTC Shoulder Sleeve Insignia and logo A dramatic change in the status of Reserve Officer Training Corps program is sweeping Ivy and other elite undergraduate campuses.  The ROTC, which… Read more »

Gas Prices Skyrocket

Gas Prices Skyrocket

Thinking about taking a road trip Memorial Day weekend?  Think again.  Gas prices are expected to be $5 per gallon by then. At the local gas station in Hanover, the… Read more »

Dartmouth Professor on Austerity Measures

Dartmouth Professor on Austerity Measures

Apparently our Economics Department is a bunch of busy beavers. I just stumbled across an article in the New Statesman written by David Blanchflower (Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics… Read more »

IFC Debate at Heorot Cancelled

IFC Debate at Heorot Cancelled

At least it is, according to a terse Blitz that landed in my inbox this afternoon.   The IFC SA Presidential debate is cancelled tonight. IFC Debate Heorot CANCELLED I’m… Read more »

Gene Garthwaite & The Dartmouth Undergraduate Experience

Gene Garthwaite & The Dartmouth Undergraduate Experience

Gene Garthwaite, a scholar of the Middle East and pioneer in the field of Iranian Studies, retires this June after a 43-year teaching career at Dartmouth. (Photo courtesy of The… Read more »

Is Politics That Tiring? Apparently in Great Britain!

Is Politics That Tiring? Apparently in Great Britain!

You know when you read a story and just burst out laughing? This was my hilarious report of the week. A 17 year-old girl in Great Britain was listening to… Read more »

On Principles

On Principles

Looking through our gallery from Tuesday’s rally against health care cuts, I was really struck by the sign in the middle of this  picture. “Hard times are no excuse for… Read more »

Weekend Symposium to Honor Professor Gene Garthwaite

Weekend Symposium to Honor Professor Gene Garthwaite

This weekend, policy experts and academics in the field of Middle Eastern Studies from all around the world are converging on the College to take part in a conference on… Read more »