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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Colonel Darby P. Nutter’s Gin and Julep

Colonel Darby P. Nutter’s Gin and Julep

6 oz Gin 5 oz Bourbon 2 oz tonic 4 generous pinches of quinine powder 15 crushed mint leaves July 7th, 1880 Roger, it is with great celerity and insufferable… Read more »

Dan Fagin ’85 Wins the Pulitzer

Dan Fagin ’85 Wins the Pulitzer

For the second week in a row, a Dartmouth alumnus has made campus headlines, only this time it’s because he occupied center stage in the literary community instead of President… Read more »

Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

In a 6-2 decision released Tuesday, the Supreme Court upheld the Michigan law banning the use of racial preference in higher education admission decisions. Justice Elena Kagan recused herself, presumably… Read more »

Freedom Budget from an Asian Perspective

Freedom Budget from an Asian Perspective

The Pan Asian community held a town hall meeting today to discuss the Asian perspective on the Freedom Budget. I did not get to attend, so here are my thoughts:… Read more »

Shonda Rhimes ’91 To Deliver 2014 Commencement Address

Shonda Rhimes ’91 To Deliver 2014 Commencement Address

Golden Globe winner Shonda Rhimes ’91 will deliver the main commencement address to students graduating in 2014, according to the administration-run blog Dartmouth Now. Rhimes is best known for creating… Read more »

The “I” Word At Dartmouth

The “I” Word At Dartmouth

On April 2, 2013, the Associated Press dropped the usage of the phrase “illegal immigrant” from its stylebook, citing its unwillingness to continue its use of “illegal” to describe a… Read more »

Discussing Microaggressions

Discussing Microaggressions

Editors Note: The following is a discussion of the microaggressions, their origins, and their impact on the rhetoric of the recent the protests. It is modeled on the policy debate-style… Read more »

Rethinking Student Wages

Rethinking Student Wages

John Smith*, a member of the Class of 2017, didn’t know the true meaning of warmth until his sophomore year of high school. Sitting unwashed in a modest apartment with… Read more »

Book Review of “She Can Fly”

Book Review of “She Can Fly”

Dartmouth is our introduction to serious personal responsibility. This leads us to think about most everything in the context of the College. We discuss alcoholism framed around College adults, sexual… Read more »

Hanlon Convenes Campus

Hanlon Convenes Campus

In the evening of April 16, President Phil Hanlon convened select students, administrators, and alumni for a discussion about social reform on Dartmouth’s campus. Entitled “Moving Dartmouth Forward,” the summit… Read more »