July | August 2001

Cover Story

A Civil Action

Feature

The Meaning of Emeritus

Feature

The Eyes Have It

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Cover Story

A Civil Action

Attorney Beth Robinson ’86 engineered the stunning passage of Vermont’s unprecedented law granting civil unions for gay couples. Here’s how she did it—and why the controversy won’t go away.

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Feature

The Meaning of Emeritus

A former Dartmouth professor explains that it’s more than just kind to include retired faculty in the workings of the College. It’s common sense.

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Feature

The Eyes Have It

Some people are born with an eye for art. Patrick Saine makes art out of eyes.

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Feature

Green Acres

Just a few miles from the center of campus, there’s green of another kind.

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Interview

“Doing Your Own Thing”

Novelist Ernie Hebert on studying with Stegner, reading the critics, and what it means to be an American.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

A Breed Apart

Loyal and loving, campus canines add an element of simplicity to the complexities of college life

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Faculty Opinion

Water Under Fire

There’s arsenic in America’s drinking water. A toxicologist measures the debate about how little is too much.

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Continuing Ed

Morton Kondracke ’60

What I’ve learned since graduation

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HISTORY

A Matter of Degree

In Dartmouth’s early days, no two diplomas looked alike.

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