In the great pantheon of Ivy stereotypes, Dartmouth kids often get the worst of it. More isolated than Cornell. More conservative than Princeton. It’s the one Ivy school, to be honest, that we’ve ever heard friends say they would never, ever consider attending.
But writing about the Ivy League has been unavoidably educational. And we’re here to tell you that one area Dartmouth kids excel in, and should be pretty damn proud of, is mighty basic: having a lot of fun in their little corner of New Hampshire. People forget Animal House is based on Dart’s
Delta Alpha Delta fraternity, and we’ve always been touched by how much real love is paid the Big Green mascot, Keggy the Keg. (A picture of him enthusiastically greeting two small children is our computer desktop at home.)
Yesterday you saw the worst video produced by students in the history of the universe. (Or YouTube, at least.) Today you see the best.