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Great Professors: Michael Lurie

Great Professors: Michael Lurie

The Dartmouth Review (TDR): Could you tell us a little bit about your background and where you’re from? Michael Lurie (ML): The most interesting fact about my biography is, I… Read more »

Milo Yiannopoulos: An Unexamined Life

Milo Yiannopoulos: An Unexamined Life

On Tuesday November 1st, Milo Yiannopoulos, the flamboyant “alt-right” provocateur, visited Dartmouth College to deliver a speech titled “In Defense of Hazing.” In addition to supporting the practice of hazing… Read more »

A Conversation with Kelly Ayotte

A Conversation with Kelly Ayotte

The Dartmouth Review sat down with United States Senator Kelly Ayotte, when she came to Dartmouth to campaign for her reelection. The Dartmouth Review (TDR): Your Senate race against Maggie… Read more »

A History of Opposition

A History of Opposition

Student and faculty opposition to Dartmouth’s administration is nothing new. Throughout the school’s history, the student body, faculty, and other stakeholder groups have reasserted themselves in the face of an… Read more »

Traditions Not Taught at Orientation

Traditions Not Taught at Orientation

Editor’s Note: The following are obscure aspects of Dartmouth history and tradition that have an observable impact on the College in the present day. It is in no way a… Read more »

The Bill of (Student) Rights

The Bill of (Student) Rights

On Thursday, February 25, Student Assembly unveiled the Dartmouth College Students’ Bill of Rights and By-Laws. According to the first article, the bill seeks to facilitate communication and increase transparency… Read more »

The Diversity Debacle

The Diversity Debacle

Students of Dartmouth College are more than familiar with the school’s seemingly endless initiatives on diversity. From the ambiguity of OPAL to President Hanlon’s recent (and controversial) initiative on “Inclusive… Read more »

Canes of Dartmouth: A Forgotten Rite

Canes of Dartmouth: A Forgotten Rite

Canes at Dartmouth have a history that predates their role in commencement.  In the 18th and 19th centuries, canes were status symbols. The privilege to carry them was strictly reserved… Read more »

A Second Look at our Second President

A Second Look at our Second President

John Adams is, in short, excellent. David McCullough’s tome is both a well-crafted narrative and a rich, historical account. In many ways, John Adams is a biography of the man… Read more »