May | June 2011

Feature

Elegant Violence

Feature

In the Blink of an Eye

HISTORY

A House United

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Feature

Elegant Violence

Portraits from the pitch capture women’s rugby players as they prep for nationals.

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Feature

In the Blink of an Eye

On the salt flats and off, speed demon Charles Nearburg ’72, TH’74, knows how life can change.

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HISTORY

A House United

When five alums tried to keep a black pledge from joining their fraternity in 1956, the young men of Delta Upsilon stood together.

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CLASSROOM

Speaking to the Future

Once considered an exotic language to learn, students now view Chinese as a practical pursuit.

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ON THE JOB

Legal Guardian

Bronx public defender Mary Anne Mendenhall ’02 fights an uphill battle against the unintended consequences of foster care.

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Cover Story

The Cutting Edge

A behind-the-scenes look at how the Kim administration faced down a two-year, $100-million budget deficit to position Dartmouth for future growth.

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OUTSIDE

Call Me Kook

A 45-year-old boy grabs a board, heads to the coast and falls in love with the perfect wave.

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Continuing Ed

Karen (Jennings) Lewis ’74

Chicago’s teachers’ union leader on education reform

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PERSONAL HISTORY

The “Happy” Swindler

Thanks to a turn-of-the-century alum known for his shady dealings, a New Jersey homebuyer got just what he wanted—a home with history.

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BIG PICTURE

Mail Detail

The digital age has brought about a decline in letters delivered to the 4,970 student boxes at the College post office. Mail handlers, however, remain busy: The number of incoming parcels has grown by 10 percent annually.

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