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Telemedicine robot roams sidelines for Big Green football

This year Dartmouth has a robot on the football field, designed to help protect players -— not from alien invaders, but from injuries. At every home football game, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s first telemedicine robot will run up and down the sideline, screening for traumatic head injuries like concussions.

Sacred Heart ends Big Green’s unbeaten streak in OT

Following an impressive five-game unbeaten streak, the women’s soccer team fell to Sacred Heart University on the road Tuesday night 1-0 in overtime. Despite faltering in its fourth overtime game of the year, the Big Green has demonstrated offensive potential, and players remain hopeful heading into Saturday’s Ivy League opener. To commence the season, Dartmouth (3-3-2, 0-0-1 Ivy) made an unusual trek to the Northwest, participating in the Husky/Nike Invitational in Seattle. The trip was the Big Green’s first to the West Coast since 2010. Although the team lost both its games, head coach Ron Rainey said these early challenges strengthened his team, showing what the players did well and what they needed to improve on.

Taylor Ng ’17 shines in ITA All-Americans

Taylor Ng ’17 caught fire in Los Angeles, reaching the qualifying rounds for the ITA All-American Championships. The Dartmouth sophomore cooled off yesterday, however, falling in straight sets to Stanford University sophomore Caroline Doyle 6-2, 6-1 before besting DePaul University junior Ana Vladutu 6-3, 6-1.

 

Arts

Rauner exhibit offers insight into Robert Frost’s private life

On the mezzanine level of the Rauner Special Collections Library stand three unassuming wood cases. Lined with deep blue velvet, each case contains a different story weaved together by letters to and from the renowned poet Robert Frost. The letters, part of the exhibit “Corresponding Friendships: Robert Frost’s Letters,” give viewers a glimpse of the poet’s humanity.

Beyond the Bubble: A Stranger’s Face

Art is decorative. It is full of carefully planned technique — right? Can art be spontaneous? Can art be part of the everyday?

Program mixes music with medicine

Among New Hampshire’s impassive woods and within sight of Dartmouth’s drowsy Green, the country zest of some of Nashville’s finest hits twanged and rang out in the upper level of the Hopkins Center for the Arts on Tuesday evening. Transporting his songs from the glitz of radio hits that made them famous, singer-songwriter Rivers Rutherford ripped and crooned his songs, popularized by country icons Brooks and Dunn. Without the flamboyant pretenses of a groomed superstar, Rutherford struck a small, intimate crowd with a candor and rawness that his pop staples rarely see.

 

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