March 1990

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Dartmouth's Steady Course

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A Hero to Europe

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ADDICTED TO CONVERSATION

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Dartmouth's Steady Course

Over the past half-century, the major change in the College's curriculum has been its size.

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A Hero to Europe

Shepard Stone '29, who brought press freedom back to Germany and helped steward its postwar recovery, sits for a portrait by Stephan McKeown '70.

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ADDICTED TO CONVERSATION

An anonymous computer talk channel proves habitforming.

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DR. WHEELOCK'S JOURNAL

As we noted last month, an important part of planning an institution's future is to decide what it won't do. Some budget cuts recently announced by Parkhurst show that the administration is putting its money where its

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ANCIENT PAGE TURNERS

Some of the hottest and, arguably, the finest—novels were written centuries ago.

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A United Europe: Should WE Be Worried?

WHILE IN TOWN for the Princeton game last fall, Shepard Stone stopped by the Magazine office for a conversation about the fastmoving events overseas. This was before the fall of Ceausescu, the indictment of

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CONFESSIONS OF A BOOK LOVER

An avid collector introduces a few of his friends.

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The Purpose Gap

The national debate over college curricula misses the biggest question: what qualifies a person as liberally educated? Opinion by Jay Heinrichs

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What Makes a Person Educated?

IS THERE A SET OF FOUR SKILLS or books that determine a liberal education? Whitney Campbell Intern Catherine Stackhouse '90 asked some members of the Dartmouth family to give us their lists.

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Class Notes

1974

As my fellow lawyers will understand, I am presently celebrating a final victory over a civil rights case filed in 1986. Suing the government is not a popular task and even when "they" are bad they are able to

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