Phi Beta Cons

Mr. Smith Goes to Hanover

For the fifth election in a row–and by an ever increasing margin–Dartmouth alumni have voted for reform. Stephen F. Smith, Dartmouth Class of 1988 and a petition candidate for Trustee, has just been elected. 55% of alumni voting cast a vote for Mr. Smith, making him the most successful petition candidate in Dartmouth history. He ran on a detailed platform of reform, arguing for expanded freedom of speech, a slimming of the bloated Dartmouth bureaucracy, and a rededication to the enhancement of the classroom experience. He was opposed as a conservative idealogue intent of “hijacking” the Dartmouth Board–although none of his policies bore that charge out. Despite the unfortunate campaign mounted against him, he prevailed.
Stephen Smith joins Peter Robinson, Todd Zywicki, and T.J. Rodgers as the fourth petition candidate on Dartmouth’s 16-member Board.

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