September | October 2014

September | October 2014

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COVER STORY

What’s Going On Here?

FEATURE

The Rookie

Feature

Off the Beaten Path

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COVER STORY

What’s Going On Here?

The spate of recent bad behavior by students—and subsequent bad publicity—has the College on the ropes. Jennifer Wulff ’96 returns to Hanover to find out what undergrads think about it all and if the campus climate can change. The answer? Depends on whom you ask.

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FEATURE

The Rookie

Brad Ausmus ’91 never played baseball at Dartmouth—he was a member of the New York Yankees as he earned his government degree. Now he hopes to make history as manager of the Detroit Tigers.

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Feature

Off the Beaten Path

He ate with orangutans, bunked in a brothel, cozied up to camels and taught indians the twist. For Bill Roth ’62, every day was an adventure when he took a gap year to hitchhike around the world.​

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Feature

Can Students Police Themselves?

A report from the front lines.

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INTERVIEW

Nuclear Reaction

When the U.S. military tested its new hydrogen bomb near the Marshall Islands 60 years ago, naval officer Robert A. Levinson ’46 was there.

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CLASSROOM

When Rights Encourage Wrongs

A student chat site triggers a class discussion of free speech issues.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

One of the Boys

One of Dartmouth’s early female transfer students pledges a fraternity.

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BIG PICTURE

Eye in the Sky

​As thousands of people packed the Green for Commencement on June 8, John Pepper ’91, TuÆ97, rose above it all to get a bird’s-eye view—from 350 feet with his DJI Phantom drone and camera.​

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OUTSIDE

Still Trippin’

Alumni who graduate 50 years apart connect, naturally.

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