July | August 2011

Cover Story

The Dartmouth Caucus

Feature

What Might Have Been

Feature

Piano Man

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Cover Story

The Dartmouth Caucus

Six alumni members of Congress get together to discuss the deficit, healthcare, foreign policy and the 2012 election.

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Feature

What Might Have Been

The College archives contain dozens of designs and plans for campus building that never got off the drawing board.​

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Feature

Piano Man

Talk about a cool gig: For 26 years Bill Calhoun ’76 has been tuning pianos for big-name performers at the newport jazz festival.​

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SEEN AND HEARD

Newsmakers

Alumni making headlines around the world.

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TRIBUTE

“Why Blue?”

A tiny detail from a poem captured the strangeness of the ordinary—and the extraordinary insight of a beloved professor.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

Love and Empire

Student. Mother. Military wife. One alumna’s slightly complicated undergraduate experience.

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HUMOR

A Devil’s Dictionary

Samplings of the Dartmouth-only lexicon, in which denotations mingle with connotations and other doublespeak.

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ALUMNI OPINION

Constitutional Detours

A Pulitzer Prize winner examines the periodic thwarting of U.S. civil liberties since the nation’s founding.

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BIG PICTURE

Pitch Perfect

Undeterred by looming final exams, the men’s rugby team swept the competition at the national collegiate rugby sevens championship tournament in June.

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