November | December 2015

November | December 2015

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Cover Story

The Unlikely Governor

FEATURE

Enlightened Reading

Feature

What a Racket!

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Cover Story

The Unlikely Governor

A former Peace Corps volunteer, forklift operator and hardware store manager takes office as Pennsylvania’s new top executive.

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FEATURE

Enlightened Reading

Twenty professors from a variety of disciplines recommend their favorite books—and tell us what makes them special.

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Feature

What a Racket!

Michael C. Lewis ’11 quit his job to pursue a not-quite-dominant ranking on the pro squash circuit—and circle the globe. Mission accomplished.​

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RETROSPECTIVE

Marching Orders

As World War I broke out in Europe, students signed petitions for peace. Within two years they were conducting military drills on the Green.

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FACULTY OPINION

Train The Brain

What are the liberal arts, exactly? A means to stoke curiosity, promote critical thinking and, simply put, make you smarter.

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ON THE JOB

Salad Days

Perry Butler ’64 has been serving food—and memories—at his landmark San Francisco restaurant for almost 50 years.

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FEATURE

Meanwhile, In Illinois

Elected after a successful career in private equity, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner ’78 aims to reform state finances.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

Losing The Lottery

When mental illness hits home, a lonely struggle ensues.

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CAMPUS

Hidden Necropolis

Willed to the College by founder Eleazar Wheelock in 1771, the Dartmouth cemetery is the final resting place of many a son, daughter and friend of Dartmouth.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES

Hockey, Anyone?

In 1928 hockey defenseman Ellsworth “Ell” Armstrong ’30 looked striking, even in horizontal stripes and short shorts. Armstrong also served as captain of the football team in 1929, when he “carried on the spirit of the gridiron and was a respected leader,” according to his senior yearbook.

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BIG PICTURE

Fairway to Heaven

A celestial canopy glitters above the first and 18th fairways at Hanover Country Club, where College photographer Eli Burakian ’00 captured this image on a late summer night earlier this year.

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