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Class of '69 50th Reunion Twitter account

Announcing the Class of ‘69 50th Reunion Twitter project.

 

Our Class has had a (dormant to the point of being moribund) Twitter account since 2010. Our Twitter handle is: @dartmouth69.

We also have a brand new (it’s still pretty green) hashtag for stuff related to our 50th Reunion:  #69Reunion50.

Sandy Alderson in the news

From the NYTimes 28 May 2019:

Barely 24 hours after Sandy Alderson’s contract with the Mets expired last October, he got a surprise phone call from his past. It was Billy Beane, a former disciple of Alderson’s in Oakland and now an industry giant as the A’s vice president for baseball operations. Beane wasn’t interested in small talk, and he began the conversation with a pointed question:

Through a Glass Darkly - Reunion panel option

Below the fold is some information about one of the events at our 50th Reunion.


 

To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death.  (Jorge Luis Borges)

Lynn Lobban interview in The Dartmouth

Today's issue of The Dartmouth has an interview with classmate Lynn Lobban about her experiences with Dartmouth.

The opening paragraph:

May 6th Parkhurst memories

Thanks to classmate David Prentice for pointing out Dean Seymour's Facebook post about the events and the DAM article about the May 6th 1969 takeover of Parkhurst as a protest against the war.

After talking about how he and David Green reconnected years later, Dean Seymour comments that:

John Burton '69 in DAM

From the most recent DAM issue, an article about River Master Jay Evans '49 includes a comment from our classmate John Burton, pasted below. The rest of the issue is also worth reading.

 

Dartmouth College Fund Honor Roll 2018-2019

Here is the list of the 310 classmates (now at 46% participation) who have contributed $3,155,309 to the Dartmouth College Fund 2018-2019 campaign:

Dinner with the '19s

On a snowy-sleety-rainy Tuesday in April, several of us had dinner with a group of '19s in the Tom Dent cabin. What an awesome group of students and what a terrific class for our Connections program. The questions they ask and the comments they make have been wonderful over the last four years. It will be sad to not see them on campus after they graduate - but we can hope they will continue to join our Class for events like Homecoming and mini-Reunions.

 



 

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