April 1978

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An Unease on Webster Avenue

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Muddling Through Mud Season

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Our Captivating Compendium

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An Unease on Webster Avenue

Fraternities at a crossroads - again

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Muddling Through Mud Season

NEW ENGLANDERS have only themselves to blame if their farmlands and steepled villages are systematically overrun by down-country hordes. The invasion could be stopped by a single piece of legislation, by which the media, from

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Our Captivating Compendium

THE visage above belongs to Mad Dog, whose car-chasing escapades around the Green are the stuff of legend. When the Hanover dogcatcher apprehended this Laufenhund a few months ago, there was a protest rally held under the banner

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Alchemist to the College

FRED SCHLEIPMAN?" said the woodworking instructor. "Oh, my, where should I start? Why, it's hard to tell you the things that fellow knows. Name any skill. Fred has it." "He's the best instrument-maker I have ever met," said

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1959

April Fool's has come and gone... and we're all still here! It's about time we were able to dig out of the ridiculous winter we had — at least in the eastern and central parts of the country.

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Headmaster

AND HEADMASTER his title remains, he declares, Federal District Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr. notwithstanding. But for more than two years, since WILLIAM J. REID '34 was summarily removed as chief administrator of South Boston High

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Love Story

WHAT can you say about a 200-year-old college that had no women? That it was isolated? That it was lonely on Friday and Saturday nights? That it was awkward when the first group of women finally arrived on campus in 1972?

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The dancing was different, the party lingers on

In 1924, a former Dartmouth English instructor named Percy Marks caused a few ripples in the literary world with the publication of his first novel, The Plastic Age. Reviewers praised the book as an accurate reflection of college life, and in 1927 it was made into a movie of the same title, starring Clara Bow. The Plastic Age, from which the following excerpts were taken, was set in a small New England college modeled after Dartmouth, and with malice aforethought Marks described activities by no means unknown to today's fraternities.

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1974

Spring now taunts "bookers" on the campus who are tempted to abandon their study-nooks for the newly green outdoors. Surely that depiction arouses memories in more than a few "745! Although intentions are not to dwell in the past

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The Night Turned Ever Green

One of the great Dartmouth alumni events of the past two decades happened at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City on February 23. On that evening, in the grand ballroom, some 1,200 men and women gathered for a black-tie dinner

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