October 1986

Feature

BONFIRE!

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Dartmouth Authors

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Carl Thum: Teacher of how to learn

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Feature

BONFIRE!

An illuminating look at the history of Dartmouth's infernos

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Article

Dartmouth Authors

Roy Rowan '41 is the author of The IntuitiveManager (Little, Brown, 1986, $15.95), which stresses the point that the successful business manager at times must have the courage to trust his hunches, even though the computer printouts

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Article

Carl Thum: Teacher of how to learn

Dartmouth's Academic Skills Center is located at the end of a long hall.

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Feature

Papa's Son

Random memories of Jack Hemingway '45 and comments on his published memoir, Misadventures of a Fly Fisherman

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Sports

The Key to Defense

To begin with there was the alumni link. When Coach Bob Blackman first brought football recruiting to Hanover in the early '50s he enlisted the help of a vast circuit of alumni.

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Article

Getting to the root of the problem

Two stately elms stand on either side of Baker Library's main entrance. Both contracted Dutch elm disease some time ago. The disease, which is actually a fungus, clogs the tree's sap lines as it spreads and subsequently

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Feature

A China Perspective

Last summer President McLaughlin and his wife, Judy, spent a month traveling in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Australia. While in China President McLaughlin visited Dartmouth students and faculty members who are teaching and studying at Beijing Normal University as part of Dartmouth's foreign study program and examined priorities in the Chinese educational system.

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Class Notes

1965

Early in our sophomore year, I recall having my first conversation with an anthropology major. My thought at the time was "What would anyone possibly do with that kind of major?" Recently, while watching the adventures of a

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Summer speakers examine 20th-century life

The president of the University of Chicago and the author of the Sullivan Principles were among the visitors to campus during summer term, a term whose theme was "Issues and Ideas That Have Shaped 20th-century Life."

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Article

"Who is Dartmouth for?"

Class Day exercises in the Bema last June made me sentimental and reflective. Our special tradition of the breaking of the pipes made me sentimental about my love for Dartmouth and for my friends who were graduating; I was

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