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Track teams continue early season success

The Dartmouth men’s and women’s track and field teams continued their stellar winter seasons with strong team victories against the University of Maine, the University of Vermont and Colgate University on Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Leverone Field House. This marked the second victory in two weeks for both teams. ?

Nordic and alpine ski teams runner-ups at Bates Carnival

Kicking off the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association Carnival Season, the men and women’s ski teams placed second out of 16 teams at the Bates Carnival competition held at Sunday River Resort and Black Mountain for alpine and nordic, respectively. Maine from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17. The Big Green finished with 854 points and trailed the University of Vermont’s team, who earned 914 points after winning both slalom races.

Any Given Thursday

Last Sunday, many of us witnessed one of the greatest comebacks to ever occur in a playoff football game. The game perfectly illustrated why football can be such a thrilling ride, and how it can leave many of us craving more. Unfortunately, the only football this Sunday will be the annual Pro Bowl, which epitomizes the fact that All-Star games in professional sports never live up to their potential.

Arts

Rotunda exhibition explores gender roles in Turkey

Concrete slabs reminiscent of ancient Middle Eastern tablets stand alone in the Barrows Rotunda, the circular glass gallery space that students pass by as they enter the Hopkins Center. These imposing slabs are a part of studio art intern Sera Boeno’s ’14 politically and personally charged piece “Kelimeler Kiyafetsiz (:Words Naked/Are Not Enough.)”

Exhibit in Baker Library honors Eisenman’s ’43 work

Alvin Eisenman ’43, a world-famous graphic designer who died in September 2013, saw each letter on a page as an art form — he believed that a letter should be as “pleasing” and “dynamic” as an independent mark, exhibit curator, instructor at the College’s Letterpress Studio and former Eisenman student Won Chung ’73 said.

Beyond the Bubble: Figuring Out Fashion

I find myself glancing over fashion week highlights each year and thinking, who would wear that? Why would someone design that? I wouldn’t be able to fit through a doorway if I tried wearing that dress. I’m always left wondering — why does runway fashion seem so…impractical?

The Mirror

The Student As Critic

We could all be flâneurs — the ambling, idling scholars of 19th century Paris. We could all soak in the rich, historic landscape of our frigid hamlet. Balzac called the activity the “gastronomy of the eye.” Baudelaire deemed them “botanists of the sidewalk.” They feasted upon the urban sweep as if it were a museum — the citizens its patrons and the architecture its pieces, curated and juxtaposed to maximize experience.