Earlier this week, a friend forwarded me a blitz that the Dartmouth Progressives had sent out about their plans to protest the lack of activism at Dartmouth. The Progressives, it seems, have teemed up with other progressive-minded organizations to form a small army of activists. This army is devoting this week to protesting apathy.
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Women, have you ever had to pee in Baker? Yeah, you have to run down three flights of stairs, sprint down dark, deserted hallways and you are barely able to open the dungeon-esque doors before you wet yourself. The location of restrooms in older buildings (read, pre-1972) on campus are architectural remainders of the 203 year legacy of male supremacy on this campus.
Our Cohogs they play four
Before Lindsay Lohan got weird, she made "Mean Girls," an early masterpiece that sets forth one of the most pressing dilemmas facing young women today. As Lohan's character Cady struggles to balance school, boys and popularity, the pressures she faces and the different identities she is expected to assume overwhelm her. While the women of Dartmouth thankfully have little in common with La Lohan, other than an unfortunate propensity for leggings, we face a similar balancing act.
Crew rowed through windy, choppy conditions at Princeton. The teams' finishes didn't warm any hearts.
The Roots, fronted by co-founder and MC Black Thought, are set to perform in Leede Arena this Sunday, Nov. 5. Tickets are still available to Dartmouth students and the general public at the Collis Information Desk.
In case you didn't notice, another long and eventful season of America's Pastime concluded this past Friday when the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-2, taking the World Series in five games. Honestly, I'm not sure that you should have noticed.
The winds were a huge factor in the races, giving the larger and more powerful teams a big advantage.
It's not that I think partisanship is inherently bad. Partisanship is part of competition, which is good in every facet of life. The problem with partisanship arises when it becomes the sole barometer of political thought in deciding on an issue, candidate or vote. There is a problem when blind support for an ideology leads someone away from making a decision that is in the best interests of his country and himself.
Dartmouth sells itself on a few primary slogans, one of which is "diversity." Without doubting for a second the great value of diversity itself, I ask: Is Dartmouth's public relations emphasis on diversity too great?
George Washington University reached a settlement on Wednesday with a former student who sued the school for barring him from campus on the basis of his unstable mental condition. In October 2004, Jordan Nott checked himself into GWU hospital due to depression and suicidal thoughts, according to the Washington Post. Hours later, the school notified Nott that he would not be allowed in his residence, leading to his withdrawal from the school. GWU spokeswoman Tracy Schario said that the university has been reviewing its policies and is expected to announce a revised policy soon, Insidehighered.com reported.
Oct. 25, Lebanon Street, 2:01 p.m.
Parking violations in Hanover have raised $387,395 this fiscal year, with the Hanover Police Department handing out 28,414 parking tickets between July 1, 2005, and June 30, 2006. These violations included expired meters and prohibited parking in handicapped spaces, on sidewalks and in no-parking zones.
The newly-founded FACE AIDS project will be holding a interactive showcase event Thursday in Collis Commonground. The exhibit, complete with myriad student performances, will serve as the official kick-off for FACE AIDS Week, thus marking the first major effort for the organization this fall.
Rebecca Davidson Wolf '10 and Alese Torres '10 were excited about their room in the newly-built McLaughlin Cluster, but that was before they discovered some unwanted roommates -- mice.
Hitchcock residence hall has been undergoing renovations since the middle of October, which has kept one of Dartmouth's most conveniently located residence halls out of commission. Dartmouth currently plans to reopen Hitchcock in winter 2008.
WEB UPDATE, November 2, 3:07 p.m.
Those who stopped keeping tabs on this term's Mainstage play back in September might have noticed that "The Negro of Peter the Great" is no longer on the schedule.
Over the past two decades, the Roots have produced a unique brand of jazz and rock-influenced hip-hop that has earned them critical success, a diverse fan base, and a reputation for great live performances.
The women's rugby team edged out Northeastern 12-10 Saturday.