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Dartmoose Becomes Official Unofficial Mascot — Keggy Weeps
While the Student Assembly has endorsed both Keggy the Keg and the un-punny, lame Dartmoose as the College’s symbol, it seems that the administration is throwing its light weight behind the Dartmoose. Not that we care overly; the College’s huge financial losses and feckless, wasteful leadership preoccupy us more. But still, to try and slide a risible symbol like a moose into place without broad student and alumni support is hardly the way to do things. Take a look at the program from the 2013 Sophomore Family weekend.
Addendum: Sometimes recycling can go too far. A nameless bureaucrat took as her start a document referring to the Class of 2014 Freshman Family Weekend and only partially modified it to refer to the Class of 2013 Sophomore Family Weekend. Dearest Dean: Please remember that 2014 is not 2013. Global Search and Replace is a good function in Word. Use it. And what in the heck is a Sohomore?
Addendum: The draft schedule has now been corrected. It is good to see that administrators have time to read Dartblog.
October 18, 2009
When Love Beckoned in 52nd Street
We were at San Francisco’s BIX last evening, enjoying prosecco, cheese, and a bit of music. A full year of inhabitation in Northern California has unraveled to me no decent venue for proper lounging, but…
October 9, 2009
D Afraid of a Little Competish
So our colleague and Dartblog writer Joe Asch informed me that the D has rejected our cunning advertising campaign. Uh-oh. The Dartmouth is widely known as a breeding ground for instant New York Times successes,…
September 4, 2009
How Regents Should Reign
As Dartmouth alumni proceed through the legal hoops necessary to defuse a Board-packing plan—which put in unhappy desuetude an historic 1891 Agreement between alumni and the College guaranteeing a half-democratically-elected Board of Trustees—it strikes one…
August 29, 2009
Election Reform Study Committee
If you are an alum of the College on the Hill, you may have received a number of e-mails of late beseeching your input for a new arm of the College’s Alumni Control Apparatus called…
August 23, 2009
Fare Thee Well, Tom Crady
And now Dean Tom Crady has precipitously announced his departure from the College after only 20 months on the job. How to read this? By way of background, prior to coming to Dartmouth, Crady had…
May 31, 2009
Kangaroo Court, Indeed
In an interview with The Dartmouth, alumni-elected trustee T.J. Rodgers ‘70 explained his reasons for declining to participate in future evaluations of trustees up for “re-election,” namely the “kangaroo court” nature of such discussion in…