April 1985

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Listening for the Silences

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Key to Success: Dartmouth's Athletic Sponsor Program

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Listening for the Silences

About 5,000 letters from Joseph Conrad have survived. They have escaped wars, shipwrecks, revolutions, silverfish, and the hands of embarrassed or indifferent owners. Some remain in private collections: the 300 to John

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Where Things Stand Today With Dartmouth's Fraternities and Sororities

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Key to Success: Dartmouth's Athletic Sponsor Program

Brian Mason says the hockey team couldn't survive without it. Joe Yukica considers it one of the most vital recruiting tools the football program has at its disposal. Jackie Hullah is convinced that it will help keep women's

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Worth his salt

There is no salt in Lake Mascoma, but there's a genuine old salt in one of the boats that regularly takes to its waters. Over the past 15 years, Arthur E. Allen Jr. '32 has piloted the Dartmouth sailing team out of the shoals of

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Bud Brown '25: Happy trails keep him smiling

Francis V. "Bud" Brown '25 is an American original. He looks, acts, and talks like a Western cowboy. He has been a dedicated horseman for most of his 82 years. Today he may be found riding a new horse trail through the Arizona

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Kenneth F. Wlaschin '56: Three square movies a day

Even in Los Angeles, where avid movie-going is almost de rigueur, the thought of someone viewing one thousand or more movies a year remains downright staggering. For Kenneth F. Wlaschin '56, however, it's just a matter of staying

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Historical Notes on the Upper Valley

Following are excerpts from Jerold Wikoff's new book, The Upper Valley: an illustrated tour of life along the Connecticut River before the twentieth century. Dr. Wikoff, who taught in the history department at Dartmouth, published

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Le plus ca change . . .

If there's one law these days about college dining, it's got to be this: No matter how good the food gets, you'll always find someone who'll tell you loud enough for the whole cafeteria to hear just how bad it is. For

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The DOC "Peak-Bag": Reaching new heights of achievement

Imagine flying over the White Mountains at noon on a brisk October day. Now imagine peering down through a cloudless sky and seeing 350 Dartmouth students, faculty, and alumni jumping up and down and waving flags on all the

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Class Notes

1961

It was a snowy night in New York on February 5 when your class executive committee and class Alumni Fund leadership gathered for dinner. The wind was whipping around the tall buildings, making walking difficult. The snow was

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