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Editor's Note

In Thursday's edition of The Dartmouth, an editorial cartoon was published on page six that failed to meet the newspaper's standards for respectful expression, offending many of our readers and indeed those of us who serve on the newspaper's Editorial Board. The cartoon, BlarFlex, which has appeared regularly on Tuesdays and Thursdays this term, has been discontinued.


College gathering info after Theta Delt incident

Nearly two weeks after members of Theta Delta Chi fraternity allegedly harassed a group of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority members at the back door of the fraternity's physical plant, College administrators are sifting through the details of the event as they discuss possible disciplinary action and issues of education and awareness to effect long-term change. "At this point we're still in the process of gathering information," Director of Undergraduate Judicial Affairs April Thompson said.


Students crowd Gamma Delta Chi fraternity's chapter room Tuesday to discuss gender issues on campus.

Forum addresses gender inequality

Ryan Yuk / The Dartmouth Staff A diverse crowd of nearly 200 students packed into the chapter room of Gamma Delta Chi fraternity both to listen to a panel of eight students talk about their experiences with gender issues at Dartmouth and to discuss those problems in a forum inspired by the campus-wide response to the harrassment of members of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority by members of Theta Delta Chi fraternity last week. Last Wednesday, as members of Kappa were about to enter Theta Delt, members of the fraternity allegedly called them "sluts," "whores" and "bitches" as they threw objects from various windows in the direction of the group waiting at the back entrance below.


Forum addresses gender inequality

A diverse crowd of nearly 200 students packed into the chapter room of Gamma Delta Chi fraternity both to listen to a panel of eight students talk about their experiences with gender issues at Dartmouth and to discuss those problems in a forum inspired by the campus-wide response to the harrassment of members of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority by members of Theta Delta Chi fraternity last week. Last Wednesday, as members of Kappa were about to enter Theta Delt, members of the fraternity allegedly called them "sluts," "whores" and "bitches" as they threw objects from various windows in the direction of the group waiting at the back entrance below.


Journalist says lobbying is necessary for legal process

Despite lobbyists' bad reputations, they are integral to the lawmaking process, according to journalist Jeffrey Birnbaum, who spoke at Dartmouth last week. "We think of lobbyists as fat, cigar-smoking men who shove $100 bills into the pockets of compliant lawmakers," Birnbaum said as he spoke about the Washington, D.C., lobbying industry to the 462 people attending the Institute for Lifelong Education at Dartmouth forum in Spaulding Auditorium.


David Spalding

AoA exec. committee fights over interests

Courtesy of Dartmouth Allegations of inappropriate conflicts of interest have arisen within the executive committee of the Assocation of Alumni concerning Dartmouth Vice President for Alumni Relations David Spalding '76's position on the committee as secretary-treasurer.


Kappas accuse Theta Delt of harrassment

Wednesday night around 9:30 p.m., a group of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority members going to Theta Delta Chi fraternity were met at the back door of the fraternity by its members shouting slurs and throwing items in their direction from the windows above them.


Hayley Petit was recruited to row for the Dartmouth women's crew team.

Death penalty sought for suspects

Courtesy of Meg Alexander Late Thursday afternoon -- nearly three and a half days after the brutal murders of incoming freshman Hayley Petit and her mother and sister in their home in Cheshire, Conn.



Nelson recounts religious upbringing

Acting Dean of the College Dan Nelson '75 led a discussion among four students and four adults about the link between religion and ethics in Fahey Hall's basement Tuesday evening.