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Going away to college is many students’ first experience away from their families for an extended period of time, which can often lead to a difficult transition. Many students look to join various groups and communities on campus. These groups can range from friends to more structured organizations, such as cultural houses, sports teams or performance groups. By becoming a member of a particular community on campus, students can feel as if they have found their new home away from home. The Dartmouth asked seven students about their thoughts on family and communities at Dartmouth.
The Vietnam War doesn’t fit neatly into American folklore. Unlike other American wars, it is not easily glorified. It cannot be summarized as “the good guys won, and the bad guys lost.” As a result, the war is one of the most emotionally charged and complex episodes in American history. Even though the last American soldiers left Saigon decades ago, one crucial fact was impressed on the audience in Spaulding Auditorium last Thursday night: the Vietnam War is as relevant today as it was 40 years ago.
College medical health providers confirmed through a July 4 email statement to campus that there was a case of mumps among undergraduate students. Dick’s House staff and health providers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center worked with state health officials to ensure the affected student was isolated to prevent a potential outbreak on campus.
At a 2010 Christmas party in New York, three Dartmouth alumni considered the dilemma of finding both the resources and space in the city to rehearse their new projects and ideas. Six years later, Matthew Cohn ’08, Thom Pasculli ’05 and Kate Mulley ’05 have returned to Dartmouth to open the fifth annual VoxFest, a week-long showcase of new projects by various alumni of the College’s Theater department that collaborate with faculty, students and locals of Hanover. Originating from its creators’ desire to workshop and rehearse in an open space, VoxFest has evolved as a way to connect alumni with students and expose students to different aspects of theater production, Cohn and Mulley said.
Sophomore trips, commonly referred to as “Strips,” has the potential to be the largest gathering of a class between matriculation and commencement. Held at the beginning of sophomore summer, this three day outdoor experience means different things to the people who participate. Strips co-director Paula Mendoza ’19, leaders Fisher Katlin ’19 and Alex Derenchuk ’19, and Strippee Diana Ge ’19 reflected on their experiences participating in this year’s Strips.
On June 5, College President Phil Hanlon joined several university presidents in signing a letter in support of the Paris Climate Accord.
College President Phil Hanlon affirmed Dartmouth’s support for the Paris Climate Accord.
Through long lines and rain, we, Kourtney and Madeline, successfully survived our first music festival. Saying we had a blast would be an understatement. Nearly every performer we watched exceeded our expectations by giving audiences a mix of tracks for new and die-hard fans. Despite the rain on Friday and the subsequent muddy patches throughout Harvard University’s Athletic Complex, the artists and attendees — numbering more than 30,000 thanks to the venue’s relocation from Boston’s City Hall Plaza — embraced the weather to enjoy a weekend celebrating music, comedy and art.
A graphic message threatening sexual violence was found inside Kappa Delta Epsilon sorority house Wednesday night. According to a campus-wide email sent Wednesday night by Safety and Security, the department responded to a report of a possible burglary at a sorority house around 7:50 p.m. that day. In the email, interim Safety and Security director Keysi Montás said a written message had been left that was “obscene and threatened sexual violence.”
This year, Dartmouth Outing Club’s First-Year Trips will culminate in an overnight stay at the McLane Family Lodge at the Dartmouth Skiway because the construction of the new Moosilauke Ravine Lodge will not be completed in time.
This weekend, Alpha Phi Alpha put on the annual Green Key step show. For some Dartmouth students, this performance was just another event in a jumble of activities planned for Green Key weekend. But it was a lot more than that — it was an expression of community, a method of communication and a continuation of a tradition older than Dartmouth itself.
When Plumb Marigold, fictional Olympic hopeful and the protagonist of the just-released indie film “Tracktown,” laces up her shoes to run, the world watches. People stare. They whisper.
On Tuesday, May 9, Hanover residents overwhelmingly voted to pass Article 23 during the annual town meeting. Article 23 set a community-wide goal of sourcing 100 percent of the town’s electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and transitioning heat and transportation to also run on renewable energy by 2050, joining the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 campaign. Hanover is the first town in the state of New Hampshire and the 29th municipality in the nation to establish a goal of completely transitioning to renewable energy, according to vice chair of the Sierra Club Upper Valley Group Judi Colla.
Ishaan photographs his interpretation of the word "vision."
This month, as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, an annual celebration of the pan-Asian community, the College saw several events, including a keynote address from Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour and an upcoming fashion show.
In January, Matt Burke ’98 was promoted to defensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins after serving as its linebackers coach in 2016. Burke, a walk-on safety with the Big Green, is entering his 14th year working in the National Football League after getting his big break from defensive guru Jim Schwartz in 2004. Now at the helm of the Dolphins defense, with six rookie defensive draft picks in the 2017 NFL Draft this past April, Burke is at a new peak in his career.
Early Wednesday morning, the town of Hanover released results from the annual town meeting the night before and did not pass zoning board amendment Article 9, which concerned the town’s definition of a student residence. Out of 3,464 total ballots cast on the measure, 42.5 percent (1,471) were in favor of the measure and 57.5 percent (1,993) were against it. Article 9 needed a “supermajority,” or two-thirds of the votes, to pass.
Hanover residents and the Dartmouth community will head to the polls today to vote on nine proposed measures, including an amendment to the town’s zoning laws regarding student residences. The measure, called Article 9, would change the town’s definition of “student residence.” If the amendment is passed, student residences would no longer be required to operate in conjunction with the College.
Everything But Anchovies has faced increased competition since restaurant chain Domino’s Pizza opened two locations in West Lebanon and Claremont this past fall. EBAs, known for its pizza, wings, pasta and sandwiches, has been a staple in Hanover and a popular choice among students since it first opened in 1979.
On Tuesday afternoon, chair of the Board of Trustees Bill Helman ’80 spoke at a special town hall session that was hosted by executive vice president Rick Mills. Around 200 students, staff, faculty and alumni attended the hour-long event in Cook Auditorium.