Quick Takes from The D's '14s
JENNY CHE, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Post-grad plans: Summer internship with The Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy.
Famous last words: Eat steak.
Piece of wisdom: Blunt honesty.
Favorite class: “Languages of Middle-Earth” (Elen síla lúmenn omentielvo!).
Tattoo you would get: My mom’s last name.
Craziest Dartmouth bucket list item: Hike the 50, but now I’ve missed my chance.
Favorite D memory: Trying to break news about canceled classes in a midterm review. Broke news, got broken by midterm.
Campus crush:Collis butternut bisque.
FELICIA SCHWARTZ, EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Post-grad plans: Starting my journalism career at The Wall Street Journal in DC for the summer, then who knows?
Catch phrase: #newtermnewfels.
Piece of wisdom: Friends are always the most important.
Favorite class: “History of American Politics.”
Tattoo you would get: I wouldn’t.
Craziest Dartmouth bucket list item: Lou’s challenge.
Favorite D memory: Making the ’12s’ joke issue and forcing everyone to listen to “Turn Me On” 100 times in a row.
Campus crush:Finn (the BG dog).
DIANA MING, EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Nickname: Some people call me the name of a certain 1988 Michael Jackson single...I’ll leave it at that.
Post-grad plans: Working as a litigation paralegal at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in NYC.
Catch phrase: My sometimes awkward chuckle.
Piece of wisdom: Follow your gut and just go do things. Take that class in that department you have never stepped foot in, rally your friends on a Saturday morning to go on that hike, meet people outside your circle whenever you can and don’t regret anything.
Favorite class: “Global Policy Leadership” with Professor Wheelan and traveling in India with my class for two weeks.
Tattoo you would get: A lone pine. Dartmouth undying right?
Craziest Dartmouth bucket list item: Ice Cream Fore-U challenge. Think Lou’s challenge but with flying fish fudge.
Favorite D memory: Writing three editorials in one week last spring after the Dimensions protest.
Campus crush:Victor Hollenberg ’14, be mine.
CLAIRE GRODEN, DAY MANAGING EDITOR
Nickname: Condronum Claire.
Post-grad plans: Researcher-reporter at The New Republic.
Famous last words: Every blitz deserves a cat gif.
Piece of wisdom: Not my wisdom, but Kurt Vonnegut’s: “I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’”
Favorite class: My journalism classes with Professors Jetter, Craig and Sharlet.
Tattoo you would get: A temporary one.
Craziest Dartmouth bucket list item: If I learned anything from my time as an editor, it’s to not answer questions like this in a Google-accessible forum.
Favorite D memory: Calling a CEO and alum at home and instead interviewing his mother, who informed me of his great popularity in the fifth grade. Watching the great James Peng ’14 get attacked by a fan sophomore summer was also a highlight.
Campus crush:Foley House.
LESLIE YE, EVENING MANAGING EDITOR
Post-grad plans: Funemployment in NYC, for now!
Famous last words: After a 3 a.m. game of pong is over — “Let’s run it back.”
Piece of wisdom: Work hard, play hard and take CS 1 before you graduate.
Favorite class: “Civil Liberties” with Sonu Bedi.
Tattoo you would get: One is a quote from the Vladimir Nabokov story “Gods”: Today my soul is filled with gladiators, sunlight, the world’s din.
Craziest Dartmouth bucket list item: I did the Ledyard Challenge my sophomore summer and had to hide, naked, in a bush for 10 minutes from Safety and Security.
Favorite D memory: The first night of production junior winter. None of us really knew what we were doing, but we pulled it off anyway.
Campus crush:Buddy and Watson.
SAM RAUSCHENFELS, SPORTS EDITOR
Post-grad plans: New Student Orientation Coordinator here at Dartmouth.
Catch phrase: “But actually?”
Piece of wisdom: Don’t wait until senior year to take Chem 5 AND all three PE credits...
Favorite class: My TV history classes.
Tattoo you would get: I change my mind on this monthly, but I WILL get one.
Craziest Dartmouth bucket list item: That time I did a circuit in a toga.
Favorite D memory: That time Susan Matthews ’11 (former EIC) woke me up from a nap in the Pottery Barn by body-slamming me in a puffy vest.
Campus crush:The 2013 Orientation Team (hai guyz).
JONATHAN PEDDE, OPINION EDITOR
Nickname: Jonathan Pedde.
Post-grad plans: Masters of Philosophy in Economics, Merton College, University of Oxford.
Famous last words: I guess I should warn you, if I turn out to be particularly clear, you’ve probably misunderstood what I’ve said.
Piece of wisdom: It’s better to be lucky than good. You create your own luck.
Favorite class: “Introductory Physics II.”
Craziest Dartmouth bucket list item: Worked on homework from 9-5, straight. (9 p.m. to 5 a.m., that is.)
Favorite D memory: When my first column was published freshman fall.
DON CASLER, OPINION EDITOR
Post-grad plans: Management consulting at Alvarez and Marsal in New York.
Catch phrase: oooooookayyyyyy.
Piece of wisdom: Overcommitment is overrated.
Favorite class: “Global Policy Leadership” with Professor Wheelan.
Favorite D memory: Writing three Verbums in the aftermath of Dimensions ’13.
Campus crush:Dave’s original spice in the Collis stir-fry line.
SHARLA GRASS, ARTS EDITOR
Post-grad plans: Consulting in Boston.
Famous last words: Shut up Greg.
Favorite class: “Public Economics.”
Tattoo would you get: Dolphin.
Craziest Dartmouth bucket list item: Use all of my meal swipes.
Favorite D memory: Getting to see the paper be printed on our last night of production.
Campus crush:Gardiner Kreglow ’14.
AMELIA ACOSTA, MIRROR EDITOR
Post-grad plans: Making it up as I go along.
Catch phrase: Hello, Noreen?
Piece of wisdom: Find your secret pooping bathroom early, and use your brain in lots of cool ways, not just for academics.
Favorite class: The Class of 2014 (also “Civil Liberties” with Professor Bedi).
Tattoo you would get: Tyler Bradford ’14’s face on my upper-right shoulder.
Craziest Dartmouth bucket list item: Play pong on Main Street (I have not done this).
Favorite D memory: Finishing the homecoming issue with Diana Ming ’14.
Campus crush:Ma Thayer.