During an especially introspective stretch of time, my 15-year-old self jotted down several quotes that fell within the boundaries of what I perceived to be profound.
June 9, 2018 1:39am
College is weird. Part extended summer camp, part boarding school for semi-grownups, part elitist neoliberal institution, part academia machine, college means different things to different people, but no one really knows what it’s going to be like until they’re there.
June 2, 2018 3:14pm
When I walked away from my parents on Robinson Hall’s lawn for Dartmouth Outing Club First-Year Trips, laden with a heavy backpack leftover from my father’s Eagle Scout days and several items of mild contraband, I knew that I wouldn’t be talking for a while.
May 29, 2018 10:03pm
Last week, when I learned that Philip Roth had died, I searched my Notes app for the line from “American Pastoral” that I’d copied down last spring: “And since we don’t just forget things because they don’t matter but also forget things because they matter too much ... each of us remembers and forgets in a pattern whose labyrinthine windings are an identification mark no less distinctive than a fingerprint...” I was sitting on the grass outside of the River apartments on one of those first warm days of spring when being anywhere except in the sun felt like a sin, and I remember reading that line and thinking that it put into words something that I’d always known without knowing.
May 29, 2018 10:03pm
As of Week Nine my senior spring, it has finally hit me that I will soon be leaving this place for good.
May 23, 2018 5:07pm
“We have some bad news for you all. This is never an easy thing for us to do.” It’s freshman fall.
May 23, 2018 12:50am
I have a cheat sheet that helped me trace David Harbour ’97’s theatrical journey through Dartmouth and back to the stage of Spaulding Auditorium last Sunday.
May 16, 2018 1:21am
They’ve made it. More than a decade of practice, games, tournaments and tryouts, and they have made it.
May 18, 2018 10:23am
Some students come to Dartmouth thinking that their next four years might resemble a movie. “Animal House,” understandably, first comes to mind.