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The Liberal Arts in Action

The Liberal Arts in Action

One day shortly after Thanksgiving, I took my brother, a junior in high school, into West Philadelphia to tour Penn’s campus. After sitting through the requisite information session and chatting… Read more »

Status and Solidarity

Status and Solidarity

The Dartmouth College Greek system, akin to similar establishments at colleges and universities across America, disseminates many positive effects on campus, such as provision of a natural and proven avenue… Read more »

Cultural Appropriation Panel Reactions

Cultural Appropriation Panel Reactions

Editor’s note: Certain inter-community groups held a panel on October 27 to discuss the specter of “cultural appropriation,” with a theme of “Is My Halloween Costume Okay?” Four of our… Read more »

Democracy in Name Only

Democracy in Name Only

In recent weeks, there has been much debate about President Hanlon’s Moving Dartmouth Forward campaign and its implications for campus life. Ever since The Daily Dartmouth published its editorial calling… Read more »

Harvardization, Then and Now

Harvardization, Then and Now

In April 1996, under the specter of a graduate school expansion, then-Duke Professor Frank Lentricchia stated the following in an interview with The Dartmouth Review: Why would Dartmouth want to… Read more »

Homecoming Reflection

Homecoming Reflection

The idea of Homecoming is nothing new for the majority of Dartmouth ’18s. Most had their own experiences with high school Homecomings for years before. Returning alumni, dances, and that… Read more »

Reflections on the Six Week Ban

Reflections on the Six Week Ban

With homecoming over, I have finally been given the opportunity to spend a few nights struggling to grasp both the finer points of Dartmouth pong and the paddles used to… Read more »

Lessons from the Fire

Lessons from the Fire

It started with a 1991 Mazda Navajo rolling over three times in a single car accident on the I89 near Sharon, Vermont. It was October 1997. That month Dennis Rodman… Read more »

The Single-Sex Greek System

The Single-Sex Greek System

Over Homecoming, the Class Connections program hosted social events between current students and alumni. At one such event, an alumnus read a list of defunct traditions as part of an… Read more »

Get Rid of “Exclusivity”

Get Rid of “Exclusivity”

On October 17th, Leif Harder published a guest column in The Dartmouth defending the alleged exclusivity of the Greek system. This is no new topic: complaints about the Greek system… Read more »