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Go to the Football Game!
This is not a hard decision. The College is 5-0 so far this year — with victories that have been almost too exciting. So is Columbia (amazingly enough, given that the Lions have been doormats for decades; their last winning season was 21 years ago). The weather is predicted to be sunny with a high of 74°. And the fall colors framing Memorial Field are as good as they are going to get his year. How nice it would be to have 10,000 people turn out for the big game. You can’t possible have anything better to do. See you Saturday at 12:30.
Addendum: Buddy Teevens ‘79 talks about the win against Sacred Heart and this weekend’s Columbia game:
Read the Athletics Department press release here.
Addendum: The Valley News’ Tris Wykes has his usual thorough pre-game review. And he notes an interesting statistic about our boys:
Dartmouth has been outscored, 75-54, during the first half but has outscored its opponents, 77-18, after intermission this season.
I wonder why it take so much time for the offence to get going.
Addendum: A campus observer writes in:
Re: scoring first half versus second. Look at the Pats, it points to excellent coaching. Being able to make the proper second half adjustments versus different defense.This is a super impressive stat!
August 14, 2013
Breaking: Of Crips and Bloods and Memories of Ghetto Parties
History repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce, or sometimes it just repeats itself. From the New York Times on November 30, 1998: At Dartmouth College, white students at a ”ghetto party” dressed…
June 25, 2013
Dean of the College Charlotte Johnson’s War on Students Part (2/2)
Part 1, Part 2 Today’s post again recounts the events that befell the Freshman. However, the content of the Hanover Police department report reproduced in this space yesterday is supplemented by information from my own…
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…
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