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LoveYourBrain, a non-profit organization created to help those suffering from brain injury, was founded in 2012 by professional snowboarder Kevin Pearce after he sustained a traumatic brain injury while training for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Inspired by his recently diagnosed chronic pain condition, assistant professor of music William Cheng wrote a book about the importance of taking care of ourselves and our communities in our academic and daily lives.
The annual Día de los Muertos ceremony will kick off on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Baker-Berry Library.
Latinx Heritage Month will celebrate Latinx identity on campus throughout the month of October. The theme of this year is resilient identities and focuses specifically on eliminating the divide between various demographics and the Latinx community. The Latinx Heritage Month Planning Committee have been planning the events since the winter, Yesenia Mejia ’18 said. Across the country, Latinx Heritage Month recognizes and commemorates the celebration of Latinx heritage.
After spearheading a pilot program in the Class of 1953 Commons, Madison Sabol ’18 is hoping to bring reusable to-go containers to the College.Inspired by Lauren Singer’s “Trash is for Tossers” blog and the idea of a “zero-waste” lifestyle, Sabol began reconsidering single-use plastic to-go containers in dining halls during her sophomore fall.“The idea of complete no-waste, not even having to recycle, was incredible”, Sabol said, adding that she wanted to expand what sustainability looks like on campus.
Let the Baker Tower bells ring, ladies and gentlemen. It’s almost that time of year again when the leaves turn orange, the air is crisp and hundreds of freshmen frolic around the homecoming bonfire. Amongst all the crazy changes students will come back to in 16F, with new residential houses and class times, there is one truth on which every Dartmouth student can rely: The Class of 1953 Commons (call it Foco or you may as well be a townie) will still be baking the most incredible chocolate chip cookies in the Upper Valley.
Over 400 participants will gather this Saturday at 10 a.m. on Red Rolfe Field in support of the second annual Memorial Challenge. The event includes a community workout circuit followed by a barbecue during which participants can reflect on the lives of Blaine Steinberg ’15 and Torin Tucker ’15, two active Dartmouth student-athletes who unexpectedly died in 2014
While several students in the last two weeks have exhibited symptoms consistent with the mumps, Ann Bracken, director of clinical medical studies at Dartmouth, issued an email statement stating the College has seen no cases of mumps on Wednesday.
Led by campus employee Terri Batchelder, the King Arthur Flour company will participate in its first Relay for Life this June in Lebanon, New Hampshire. The event, organized through the American Cancer Society, will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on June 4.
Started two years ago by Divest Dartmouth, the “Go Fossil Free!” petition has received 1,921 of its 2,000 signature goal as of last week. The organization aims to push the Board of Trustees to divest from fossil fuel extraction from the top 200 companies by known oil, gas and coal reserves.
Seventy-two athletes along with dozens of sponsors and spectators from across New Hampshire and Vermont gathered to watch athletes participate in varying levels of skiing and snowboard competition. The lack of snow from warmer temperatures this year resulted in some events being cancelled and 40 to 50 fewer athletes competing.
Associate professor of physics and astronomy Stephon Alexander was arrested Dec. 17 after being charged with procurement of sexual conduct for a fee. A motion to expunge is scheduled for Jan. 25. Alexander is on voluntary unpaid leave, according to a statement released by Diana Lawrence, director of media relations at Dartmouth.
With temperatures reaching 69 degrees on Christmas Eve, the town of Hanover experienced a record-breaking warm December and holiday season. The unusually high temperatures — an effect of El Niño, where warm bands of ocean air hovered over the Upper Valley — caused local ski resorts to stay closed and the Connecticut River to remain unfrozen into January.
A letter signed by 72 activist groups that was presented to the Education Department’s civil rights office last week argued that colleges have a legal obligation to respond to sex- and race-based harassment occurring through the anonymous social media app Yik Yak.
Following its elimination of dues earlier this term, Phi Tau gender-inclusive fraternity saw a slight increase in number of bids offered. Overall, 32 students were offered bids at coed Greek houses this year, officers of Phi Tau, Alpha Theta and the Tabard gender-inclusive fraternities said.