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Panel debates Kosovo strategy

Four Dartmouth professors addressed the idea of "Bombing for Peace" in the Kosovo conflict yesterday and discussed possible strategies for the upcoming months. In a panel moderated by Director of the Dickey Center Eugene Lyons, Professors of Government Alexander Wendt and Bradley Thayer advocated the escalation of force in the region. Although all four speakers accepted the moral impetuous driving the NATO action, Wendt and Thayer were the only two to support involvement on the ground.





New math building will honor Kemeny

John G. Kemeny, 13th president of the College -- the man who oversaw coeducation and helped invent the BASIC computing language -- will be honored by a new math building, the Board of Trustees announced yesterday. The new building will reunite the math department, currently spread over three different buildings -- a setup few at the College appreciate. "It has interfered with our work," said the current department chair, mathematics professor Dana Williams.



Lent '96 leads Green Card merger

Taran Lent '96, vice president of the Hanover Green Card, is leading the Green Card's overhaul of the DASH office. Lent said his interest in the Green Card -- a debit card available to students for use at local businesses -- began his sophomore spring. "I was literally one of the very first card members," Lent said. He filled out his application, corrected the spelling mistakes he found on it and went into the fledgling Green Card office to turn in the corrected form and offer his help. Mitch Jacobs '94, founder and president, called on him many times thereafter. Lent returned to Hanover the summer of his junior year, both for football training and as an intern in the Green Card office. He went on to be one of the football team's co-captains his senior year, playing outside linebacker.


Kunin opens summer term's symposium

Madeline Kunin, U.S. ambassador to Switzerland and former governor of Vermont, kicked off this year's Summer Symposium -- "Understanding New England" -- last night, with a speech which surprisingly focused on the effect of the Holocaust on U.S.-Switzerland relations. The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program, which runs the symposium, chose "Understanding New England" as its topic this year.


Finn files suit against Vermont, three officials

Mathematics Lecturer John Finn has filed a lawsuit against several parties in Vermont last month in conjunction with the charges filed against him in 1994, which accused him of growing marijuana. The lawsuit was filed on Oct.



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