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April 14, 2024 | Latest Issue
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Opinion


Opinion

Abortion debate part II -- is the fetus a human?

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In celebration of the end of this weekend's alcohol-consecrating festival, which I have personally found to be vastly superior to winter's pseudo-carnival, I will return to a suitably serious topic in order to get your brains moving past the hangovers from which you are undoubtedly suffering: abortion. In last week's column I set my goal at trying to refute that abortion was justified on the grounds that a person has sole control over her body and what she can do with it, although abortion is perhaps defensible on other grounds.




Opinion

Drivin' cross country

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Several students of mine have talked about driving across the country, but have been put off by fears for their safety or budgetary constraints. Do it, I say.






Opinion

No honor in cheating

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After a year of service on the Committee on Standards, I have witnessed an appalling number of academic dishonesty cases and an even larger number of excuses. Perhaps what is most upsetting is the lack of respect some students have towards the quality of their scholarship and the integrity of their classmates.







Opinion

Job woes

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When I was accepted at Dartmouth, I thought I was set for life. I made it to the top. All I needed to do was graduate in four years and people would knock down my door to give me an interesting, challenging, personally fulfilling and bank-account-enriching job.


Opinion

Construction, shorts greet spring at Dartmouth

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One of the more enjoyable facets of a Spring day at Dartmouth is spending time on the green playing the cello, solving mathematical riddles or perhaps watching people with not much clothing on doing suitably athletic things. However, the serene tranquillity of my last Friday afternoon was suddenly shattered as the Earth started shaking, and loud noises filled the air.