September | October 2008

September | October 2008

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COVER STORY

For Love of the Game

Feature

Fired Up

BRACKETOLOGY

Tournament of Traditions

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COVER STORY

For Love of the Game

Eight years ago private equity associate Kelcey Grimm ’96 packed it all in and headed to South Africa to start a wildlife reserve. It’s been a bittersweet adventure ever since.

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Feature

Fired Up

Kevin Ryan ’80 is one of those eight U.S. attorneys notoriously dismissed by Alberto Gonzalez.

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BRACKETOLOGY

Tournament of Traditions

A somewhat arbitrary look at how some of Dartmouth’s revered rites of passage, ​student mischief and various campus customs—sanctioned ​and otherwise—match up. Let the arguments begin!

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Feature

In Their Own Words

Excerpts from their admissions essays offer a glimpse into the lives and interests of eight incoming freshmen.

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CLASSROOM

He Says, She Says

In a world where the sexes often perceive events differently, a class called “Masculine Mystique” addresses the issue head on.

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INTERVIEW

“A Huge Story”

In April Jake Hooker ’95 learned his reporting from China had won a Pulitzer. Then came the earthquake.

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OFF CAMPUS

Weathering the Storm

A government professor reflects on a recent visit to troubled Myanmar, a closed country devastated by last May’s cyclone.

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CONTINUING ED

Adam Nelson ’97

On dreaming of gold in the shot put and throwing clean

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BIG PICTURE

Misty Morning

Here’s a familiar, foggy sight to anyone who’s ever headed across the Green at dawn, whether after a night of sleep, study—or whatever else College students might be up to during the wee hours.

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SPORTS

Running the College

Looking for a good run next time you’re on campus? Dartmouth’s track coach offers a few suggestions for the casual jogger.

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