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Author Archives: Marcus J. Thompson

King Charles III: A Failure

King Charles III: A Failure

To even the casual historian, Charles, Prince of Wales’ eventual coronation as Charles III brings to mind the tumultuous period of constitutional uncertainty in 17th century England. From the 1620s… Read more »

100 Years of Communism

100 Years of Communism

The hundredth anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution has inspired countless retrospectives on communism in the twentieth century. Here at the College, the Dickey Center for International Understanding, along with the… Read more »

Examining the Historical Columbus

Examining the Historical Columbus

The politicization of America’s history has been popularized by protests surrounding monuments, statues, and dedications commemorating historical figures. As we at The Review have covered, Amherst College controversially eliminated any… Read more »

Despite Derecognition, SAE Fraternity Continues Philanthropic Work

Despite Derecognition, SAE Fraternity Continues Philanthropic Work

On Tuesday, February 28th, the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity hosted an event at the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont for elementary school students of the Claremont School District…. Read more »

“Hillbilly Elegy”: A Review

“Hillbilly Elegy”: A Review

Scrolling through post-election headlines, it is nearly impossible not to find countless think-pieces written by the left-leaning (or in some cases, right-leaning) media dedicated to explaining Donald Trump’s victory by… Read more »

Fraternity and Sorority Profiles

Fraternity and Sorority Profiles

We at The Review offer these Greek house profiles as a general guide to those unversed in the ways of the mainstream Dartmouth social scene. Every description should be taken… Read more »

America’s Racist: David Duke Exposed

America’s Racist: David Duke Exposed

Notorious racist and former Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan David Duke is back in the news. The one-term Louisiana state representative is now making a bid for the… Read more »

Great Professors: Hakan Tell

Great Professors: Hakan Tell

Hakan Tell is an Associate Professor of Classics at the College specializing in Greek literature. He is renowned for his intensive Ancient Greek class, in which students new to the… Read more »

Examining the Derby Debacle

Examining the Derby Debacle

When campus liberalism ceases to advocate freedom, intellectual expression, openness, and civility it can no longer claim the “progressive” label. Across the United States and the Western world colleges and… Read more »

Buying into the Bond Market

Buying into the Bond Market

Dartmouth College is now chasing the bond market in order to increase funding. Dartmouth has issued a bond totalling a quarter of a billion dollars and received an AA1 rating… Read more »