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Yearly Archives: 2018

Dartmouth: A Bloated Bureaucracy

Dartmouth: A Bloated Bureaucracy

As seniors prepare to graduate and say so long to Dartmouth, it seems fitting to examine to some extent what their four years of tuition, and for a few, more than that,… Read more »

In Defense of “The Call to Lead”

In Defense of “The Call to Lead”

On April 27th, 2018, President Phil Hanlon of Dartmouth College announced “The Call to Lead: A Campaign for Dartmouth,” a capital campaign seeking $3 billion of gifts and fiduciary commitments…. Read more »

“The Call to Lead”: A Great Leap Backwards

“The Call to Lead”: A Great Leap Backwards

“Breathes there the man, with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land! Whose heart hath ne’er within him burn’d, As home… Read more »

Emily Esfahani-Smith Returns to Campus

Emily Esfahani-Smith Returns to Campus

Author Emily Esfahani-Smith ‘09 spoke to a collection of Dartmouth students, faculty, and community members last Friday to promote her new book, The Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfillment in a… Read more »

Review Reviews: Veritas Forum

Review Reviews: Veritas Forum

On Monday April 30th, the annual Veritas Forum took place in the Rockefeller Center here at the College. This year’s event, “The Price of Free Speech: A Conversation on Religious… Read more »

Patriarchy: the Shattuck Observatory

Patriarchy: the Shattuck Observatory

Bellow the tree line of College Park sits one of The College’s most historic of buildings, the Shattuck Observatory, which has been a fixture in Hanover since it’s construction in… Read more »

The Failure of the Welfare State

The Failure of the Welfare State

The expansion of the welfare state during the 20thcentury prompted an expansion of the federal government. The New Deal and the Great Society forever changed the relationship between federal and… Read more »

Murals of Old Dartmouth

Murals of Old Dartmouth

Last week, Dartmouth College convened a study group to decide the future of the “Hovey Murals.” The murals, well-known for their controversial depictions of the founding of the College and… Read more »

Black Thoughts Matter

Black Thoughts Matter

Black Thoughts Matter: Kanye West Takes the Red Pill “This your last chance. After this there is no turning back. You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake… Read more »

“Avengers: Infinity War”: A Review

“Avengers: Infinity War”: A Review

In the Western film canon, few films can compete with Marvel’s new offering of The Avengers: Infinity War. Featuring over 20 characters, the movie could have lost track of its… Read more »