Tom Mandel


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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

Dartmouth: Do less. For those of you who aren't familiar with the idea of "doing less," it comes from "Forgetting Sarah Marshall." In that fantastic film, Paul Rudd attempts to teach Jason Segel how to surf.





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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

I have a problem. It's somewhat troubling, but I'm not losing sleep over it. I've realized that I'm basing my professional decisions on the television that I'm watching. Like most people my age, I don't watch TV in the traditional way.


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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

My mom was really happy to see me pack up all my bequests. Which is understandable. For the past two years, I've come home in June with a trash bag full of what appears to her (and the rest of the world) to be the most ugly and disgusting clothing imaginable.


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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

I just retired as a social chair. Self-call, I know. Despite the enormous chafery that is the job of social chair, the duties of the position allowed me to be one of the few students on campus to regularly enjoy the company of Jack Stinson.