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Monthly Archives: October 2015

‘19s Keep the Old Traditions Alive

‘19s Keep the Old Traditions Alive

Dartmouth’s Homecoming Bonfire dates to the turn of the twentieth century, when a bonfire celebration after a major baseball win morphed (after a few years) into a Homecoming tradition that… Read more »

Independent Grad School Plan: Setting the Stage for Larger Reforms?

Independent Grad School Plan: Setting the Stage for Larger Reforms?

Don’t get up in arms yet! The town hall meetings regarding the proposal to make an “Independent Graduate School” at Dartmouth really doesn’t seek to change much on campus. It… Read more »

Kyle Bramble Sprints Toward the Finish

Kyle Bramble Sprints Toward the Finish

We have reached the halfway point in the season. Dartmouth is 5-0 and is nationally ranked for the first time since their 1996 championship season (25th in the STATS FCS… Read more »

Campus Study Misses College’s Issues

Campus Study Misses College’s Issues

Dartmouth’s campus has slowly devolved into a place where certain groups of people feel threatened and unsafe. We have almost totally disregarded the concepts of respect and free speech in… Read more »

Finding A Place at Dartmouth: Thoughts on Diversity Panels

Finding A Place at Dartmouth: Thoughts on Diversity Panels

When as a freshman I first began to check my Blitz account, I was puzzled by the myriad emails that cluttered my inbox. There was an email from some sort… Read more »

Making the Right Cuts

Making the Right Cuts

President Hanlon & co. have probably learned to not expect raucous applause when they hand down a new policy. Social life changes earn a mixed response at best, and everything… Read more »

My Old Alpha Delta Home

My Old Alpha Delta Home

1 flask of Lagavulin 16 Year Single Malt Scotch Maudlin folk music I parked across the street, behind a minivan and in front of a beat-up old car that resembled… Read more »

Politics in NH: the “First in the Nation”

Politics in NH: the “First in the Nation”

I still remember my first experience in New Hampshire politics, and what an experience it was. Eagerly, I woke myself up at 5 A.M. in the hope that I might… Read more »

A Deed for Our Old Mother

A Deed for Our Old Mother

Editor’s Note: I penned the following essay after my own first Dartmouth Homecoming, as a freshman in the Class of 2014. As it happens, it was my very first submission… Read more »

The Sorority Rush Guide, Part II

The Sorority Rush Guide, Part II

Editor’s note: This piece continues Mr. Kotran’s exposition of how the sorority rush system works, which covered Round One and the inter-round period.  Part I may be found in our… Read more »