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Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Duthu Denouement

The Duthu Denouement

Professor N. Bruce Duthu was nominated to be the next dean of faculty this past March. Last week, under pressure from what the administration deemed “external audiences,” Duthu withdrew his… Read more »

Best Professors: Sergei Kan

Best Professors: Sergei Kan

The Dartmouth Review (TDR): Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you gained an interest in academia? Sergei Kan (SK): I was born in the Soviet… Read more »

Bored@Baker: End of an Era

Bored@Baker: End of an Era

Editor’s Note: In light of the permanent shutdown of the Bored@Baker website, we have decided to sit down with the website’s founder, who goes by the alias Jae Daemon, in… Read more »

A Review of the Drinking Age

A Review of the Drinking Age

Many people often say that their most memorable—or perhaps least memorable—birthday was their twenty-first. Twenty-one years old, of course, is the minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) for alcohol. Because of… Read more »

The Beginning of the End

The Beginning of the End

The legendary T. S. Eliot wrote in his 1942 poem “Little Gidding:” What we call the beginning is often the end And to make and end is to make a… Read more »

On Witch Hunts and Intellectual Diversity

On Witch Hunts and Intellectual Diversity

Over the past few decades, it has grown apparent that political conflict is a feature, not a bug, of the modern college campus. Since the student movements of the 1960s, college… Read more »

Review Reviews: Six South Street Bistro

Review Reviews: Six South Street Bistro

The foremost and often overlooked aspect of a restaurant review is first to make sure that said restaurant is open. The night started with a walk down Main Street, as… Read more »

Sexual Assault at Dartmouth

Sexual Assault at Dartmouth

During the 2012 election cycle, U.S. Representative Todd Akin infamously proclaimed, “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” While… Read more »

Face-Off: In Favor of the Humanities

Face-Off: In Favor of the Humanities

As you stumble out of a pregame in the River headed towards Frat Row—your vision blurry not only from the alcohol, but also from the bright pastel shorts that seem… Read more »

Face-Off: The STEM Perspective

Face-Off: The STEM Perspective

October 2012. I sit down at my computer, open Google Docs, and type my name in the upper left corner. A one page paper on the illegitimacy of love at… Read more »