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Monthly Archives: October 2017

GRID Shuts Down

GRID Shuts Down

The Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth (GRID) was shut down on July 1st with “no prior warning.” The closing marks an end to the institute’s controversial track record, which most… Read more »

Consumer Culture and Small Business in Hanover

Consumer Culture and Small Business in Hanover

On October 29th, Forbes announced that Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, has become the richest man in the world. Bezos outstripped the former financial king, Bill Gates, when… Read more »

BREAKING: Three Psychology Professors Under Criminal Investigation

BREAKING: Three Psychology Professors Under Criminal Investigation

This morning, October 31st, President Hanlon sent a campus-wide email announcing that three  Dartmouth professors are undergoing a criminal investigation for allegations of “sexual misconduct.”  On the 25th, the College… Read more »

Shakespeare and Trigger Warnings

Shakespeare and Trigger Warnings

Students at the University of Cambridge have been issued trigger warnings ahead of lectures on Shakespeare’s “Titus Andronicus” and “The Comedy of Errors.” As expressed in English faculty documents, discussion… Read more »

TDR Reviews “Ferguson”

TDR Reviews “Ferguson”

Artistic expression is often most meaningful when it is grounded in some reality—a variable degree of truth. This form of art is successful time and time again in fostering greater… Read more »

500 Years of Protestantism

500 Years of Protestantism

October 31st will mark the five-hundredth anniversary of the symbolic beginning of the Protest Reformation and, therefore, one of the most momentous occasions in the history of the West. On… Read more »

A First-Person Perspective on the Events Surrounding the Homecoming Protests

A First-Person Perspective on the Events Surrounding the Homecoming Protests

Editor’s Note: This article was submitted by a member of Dartmouth’s DACA community, who requested anonymity to prevent potentially negative response to his opinions. A few days before homecoming and… Read more »

Dartmouth Dining Services Reform

Dartmouth Dining Services Reform

Dartmouth Dining Services is unpopular among the student body for its high costs and mandatory investment. All Dartmouth freshmen are compelled to buy the most expensive meal plan during their… Read more »

The Danger of Stagnancy: Part II

The Danger of Stagnancy: Part II

On October 10, President Hanlon sent an email to the entire Dartmouth community announcing Carolyn Dever’s decision to step down from Provost and to return to teaching once the fall… Read more »

The Danger of Stagnancy: Part I

The Danger of Stagnancy: Part I

Leonardo da Vinci wrote that “Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.”… Read more »