Michelle Comeau


Retro '20s artwork inspires winners

This year's theme, "The Roaring -20s," is recorded for posterity by the annual poster and t-shirt, designed this year by poster winner Rachel Rothbaum '00 and t-shirt winner Scott Snyder '00. The designs are chosen every year from student submissions to a competition held by the Winter Carnival committee. Winter Carnival Committe co-Chair Andy Louis '00 said choosing the designs involves a variety of criteria, from consulting a graphic designer to a committee consensus.

Former Engineering prof Stearns '37 dies

Engineering Professor Emeritus S. Russell Stearns '37 died at the age of 82 on Nov. 28 at his home in Hanover. Stearns joined the Dartmouth faculty in 1943 and over the course of 54 years, taught civil engineering at the Thayer School of Engineering and served as an associate dean of the College before retiring. Engineering Professor Frances Kennedy said, "[Stearns] was the kind of person who served other people rather than promoting his own image ... everybody who knew him liked him." Other colleagues spoke fondly of Stearns at a memorial service held on Dec.

King calls for school choice as '90s civil rights

Dr. Alveda Celeste King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., addressed a group of 25 students last night in 105 Dartmouth Hall, delivering a speech in which she advocated school choice as the "civil right of the '90s." The 30-minute speech outlined King's concerns about the way our culture is moving.

King speech sparks DRA-CUAD clash

Dr. Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, has earned a somewhat controversial reputation for some of her views on civil rights protections.

College's endowment earns 19% in Fiscal '97

The College earned an 18.8 percent return on its endowment in 1996, carried by a wave of prosperity on Wall Street. The endowment was worth $1.278 billion at the end of the College's fiscal year.

College wins victory in fight over rugby clubhouse: $1 million, 5,400 square foot facility on Reservoir Road to be 'finest rugby facility in America,' coach says

The Hanover Zoning Board has rejected a local resident's request that the College be forced to seek special permission to build a 5,400 square-foot Rugby clubhouse on Reservoir Road, one mile north of campus. Frederick Crory, who lives near the empty lot where the College plans to locate the building, argued that an outdoor recreational facility needs a special exception to Hanover zoning laws.

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