July | August 2014

THE DAM INTERVIEW

Crisis Management

FEATURE

Par for the Course

Feature

Sea of Dreams

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THE DAM INTERVIEW

Crisis Management

Former Treasury secretary Timothy Geithner ’83 talks To Matthew Mosk ’92 about Fixing a financial mess that arose from too much optimism and a system operating “with no cops and no rules.” Amid a discussion of bubbles, booms, bonuses and bad guys, Geithner also reveals what he thought about those rumors about him wanting the Dartmouth presidency.

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FEATURE

Par for the Course

Where else but at Hanover Country Club must golfers dodge everything from yapping dogs to cross-country champions, do bird watchers sometimes outnumber birdies and “fore” is often just a number instead of a warning of imminent harm?

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Feature

Sea of Dreams

Eager to purge himself of “the wanderlust,” Brue Potter ’38 set out for a life of grand adventure. His aspirations ended right where they started: on an ill-fated voyage with famous playboy explorer Richard Halliburton

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SPORTS

Road Warriors

Coaches who travel to Hanover face the best of times. And the worst of times.

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RETROSPECTIVE

Opportunity Knocks

The first director of A Better Chance looks back on the early days of an innovative program that has opened doors for minority students.

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ALUMNI OPINION

Growth Opportunity

The College should marshal its resources to prepare more students for careers in agriculture.

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CLASSROOM

Wall Papers

History seminar students revisit the lives of alumni veterans who died in combat during the Vietnam War.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

Nothing In Common

All because of an athletic—and quite persistent—classmate, an undergrad discovered her inner “sporty girl” more than 30 years ago.

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OVERHEARD

Dissent and Disapproval

Thirty-five Students crowded into the president's office in early April to demand a response to their 73-point “Freedom Budget,” which seeks to “eradicate systems of oppression as they affect marginalised communities”​ on campus. The occupation ended two days later with little resolution and even less consensus, as observations from students, alums and the national media attest.

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