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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 »

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 »

Enjoy the Silence

Enjoy the Silence

Dear freshmen, transfer students, first-year graduate students, and all newcomers to the Dartmouth community, Today, as you’re hitting your stride here and cobbling together the courses and activities that will… Read more »

Beneath the Surface on Recruiting

Beneath the Surface on Recruiting

On August 11, Dartmouth’s Center for Professional Development (CPD) released its figures from this summer’s round of on-campus recruiting, and there were few surprises. A total of 258 students took… Read more »

The Undying Allure of Clichés

The Undying Allure of Clichés

Telling the story of Dartmouth College is a tough task. The place is just small enough that most students feel like we can get a grasp of it before we… Read more »

Good-Bye to All That

Good-Bye to All That

In his debut book Privilege, a chronicle of the peculiar culture of Harvard and other elite schools, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat highlights a remarkable distinction between two types… Read more »

Attention Must Be Paid?

Attention Must Be Paid?

If one took the time to chart out the dates that RealTalk, the Freedom Budgeters, and similar groups have chosen to mobilize over the past three years, the pattern would… Read more »

WSJ’s Jason Riley Talks Black Poverty at Tuck

WSJ’s Jason Riley Talks Black Poverty at Tuck

Social affairs commentator Jason Riley, a member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board, visited Hanover on Wednesday, April 29 to address a crowd of students at the Tuck School… Read more »

“Breathes There the Man”

“Breathes There the Man”

On April 3, a full ten days before the Organizational Adjudication Committee (OAC) handed down its decision to the brothers of Alpha Delta, AD’s house advisor Larry W. Weidner II… Read more »

The Old Dartmouth Difference

The Old Dartmouth Difference

Among other things, some good, some bad, and some yet to be determined, the year-and-a-half old Hanlon presidency has brought a return of purposeful vision to the College. Though Jim… Read more »