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A Summer of Inflection

A Summer of Inflection

It’s a rite of passage to be a Dartmouth underclassman and hear glorious tales of Sophomore Summer from upperclassmen and young and old alumni alike. Swimming in the river, living… Read more »

Some Thoughts in the Dark

Some Thoughts in the Dark

At around 4:30 on the afternoon of May 27, a major storm swept across the Connecticut River and onto the Dartmouth campus. Its heavy winds and driving rains lasted for… 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 »

“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 »

Dartmouth’s Review

Dartmouth’s Review

In a 2004 interview with The Duke Chronicle, Professor Robert Brandon responded to a question about faculty hiring policies by noting, “If, as John Stuart Mill said, stupid people are… Read more »

The Spectacle of Andrew Lohse

The Spectacle of Andrew Lohse

On Tuesday, February 10, Andrew Lohse was back in Hanover. After speaking earlier in the week to a freshman writing course that read his controversial memoir, Confessions of an Ivy… Read more »

Toward a Greater Intellectualism

Toward a Greater Intellectualism

Late last month, The Dartmouth Review published an issue that examined the state of education at the College. In it, we were rather critical of the Hanlon administration for its… Read more »