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Encyclopedia > Dartmouth Review

The Dartmouth Review is an extreme right-wing independent bi-weekly newspaper at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire (U.S.). Founded in 1980 (with the backing of the Institute for Educational Affairs' Collegiate Network) as a right-wing "secession" from the college's official newspaperThe Dartmouth— it spawned a movement of similar right-wing independent newpapers on college campuses. Past staffers include Dinesh D'Souza, Laura Ingraham, Hugo Restall, and James Panero. As of 2004, it claims 10,000 off-campus subscribers. In politics, right-wing, the political right, or simply the right, are terms which refer, with no particular precision, to the segment of the political spectrum in opposition to left-wing politics. ... For other places called Dartmouth, see Dartmouth Dartmouth College is a private university in Hanover, New Hampshire, and a member of the Ivy League. ... Dartmouth Colleges Baker Library is a prominent feature at the center of Hanover Located on the Connecticut River in the state of New Hampshire, United States, Hanover has a population of 10,850. ... The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... A college (Latin collegium) can be the name of any group of colleagues; originally it meant a group of people living together under a common set of rules (con-, together + leg-, law). As a consequence members of colleges were originally styled fellows and still are in some places. ... The Dartmouth (or The D) is Americas Oldest College newspaper, published at Dartmouth College. ... Dinesh DSouza Dinesh DSouza (born April 25, 1961 in Bombay, India) is an American conservative author. ... Laura Ingraham (born January 1, 1965 in Glastonbury, Connecticut) is an American conservative talk radio host and author. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In its early years, the Review routinely referred to gays as "sodomites." The Review still refers to the college's sports teams as the "Indians" rather than the "Big Green." In the early 1980s, its staffers took sledgehammers to shanties that had been erected on campus as part of an anti-apartheid demonstration. It once snuck into a gay students organization meeting and published a transcript of the meeting, including names of previously closeted students. Its provocative style in its early years garnered national attention. Gay, in addition to meaning happy, also means, simplistically, preferring the same sex in current usage, though to tie down the word to a specific cultural meaning might be to misrespresent a huge community of individuals who find themselves described by the word gay. The term gay, or lesbian for... Sodomy is a term of religious origin to characterise certain sexual acts and behaviours as a perversion of the human capacity for union through sexuality. ... Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 1960s and 1970s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ... Sea shanties (singular shanty, also spelled chantey; derived from the French word chanter, to sing) were shipboard working songs. ... Apartheid (International Phonetic Alphabet or in English and in Afrikaans) is the policy and the system of laws implemented and continued by White minority governments in South Africa from 1948 till 1990; and by extension any legally sanctioned system of racial segregation. ...


In recent years, the paper is generally seen as not equal to its glory days. A February 17, 2003 article in The Nation quotes early Dartmouth Review star Dinesh D'Souza as saying that the current Review's "impact on campus is debatable." February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... For the township in Ontario see The Nation, Ontario. ...


External links

  • Official website of The Dartmouth Review (http://www.dartreview.com/)
  • A Once-Bright Star Dims (http://www.thenation.com/docprint.mhtml?i=20030217&s=sachs), by Emma Ruby-Sachs & Timothy Waligore (from The Nation, February 17, 2003). Article on the Dartmouth Review and other independent right-wing collegiate newspapers in the U.S.

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Dartmouth rallies for minority students - Boston.com (912 words)
More than 500 Dartmouth College students, faculty and administrators rallied in support of the college's American Indian community Wednesday, a day after The Dartmouth Review published a picture of an Indian warrior brandishing a scalp with the headline, "The Natives are Getting Restless!" on Page One.
The Dartmouth Review, an independent conservative student newspaper, is not affiliated with the college and has an adversarial history with minorities.
The Review also criticized the college's apology for the scheduling of a Dec. 29 hockey game against the University of North Dakota's "Fighting Sioux," a move that drew fire from that state's governor, a 1979 Dartmouth alum.
The Dartmouth Review - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (577 words)
The Dartmouth Review is a conservative, independent, bi-weekly newspaper at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire (U.S. Founded in 1980 by disenchanted staffers from the college's daily newspaper —The Dartmouth— it spawned a movement of similar right-wing independent newspapers on college campuses, and has been at the center of several lawsuits.
The newspaper continues to refer to Dartmouth's sports teams as the "Indians," the traditional school mascot that was officially discarded in the early 1970s.
Early in the 1990s, the Review was accused of anti-Semitism for the appearance of a quote from Mein Kampf in its masthead in place of the usual quote from Teddy Roosevelt.
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