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Dartmouth’s three crew teams competed in the three-mile Princeton Chase on Lake Carnegie over the weekend, with the men’s lightweight first varsity eight finishing sixth. After a disappointing outing at the Head of the Charles earlier this month, the women’s first eight rebounded with a better finish, coming in 13th of 50 boats.
The field hockey team lost a crucial league game to Columbia University in its Sunday matchup and fell out of a tie for first place in the Ivy League. The Big Green (5-9, 3-2 Ivy) let up three goals in the first half and failed to equalize in the second despite shutting the Lions (11-4, 4-1 Ivy) out in the final frame.\n Dartmouth dropped to fourth place in the league, behind Columbia, Cornell University and Princeton University, who have 4-1 records in the Ancient Eight. The win extended the Lions’ win streak to five.
Superheroes came out flying on Sunday, or so it appeared as over 3,500 people, many in colorful costumes, participated the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hero half marathon and Ripcord 5K. As of press time, the hospital had raised more than $697,000.
A new program led by Dartmouth environmental studies professor Ross Virginia and University of Alaska Fairbanks professor Michael Sfraga will allow researchers to study the Arctic, potentially exploring topics like energy, water, health and climate change. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright Arctic Initiative was created to foster collaboration among Arctic Council member countries on interdisciplinary, policy-related research.
As the Baker bells chimed Om Jai Jagdish Hare, a Hindu devotional song, more than 500 students and community members gathered on the Green Saturday evening with lit candles and sparklers to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights.
More graduate programs would benefit undergraduates.
Undergraduates need increased access to senior studies in Baker-Berry.
The Barrows Rotunda, the circular space that greets passersby as they enter the Hopkins Center, will showcase the work of studio art intern Julian MacMillan ’14 until Nov. 25.
The stage was dimly lit, bare except for Hermann Hudde, in all black, and his guitar. The intimate, minimalist setting shone a spotlight on Hudde’s talent, inviting the audience to fully immerse themselves in his music. Hudde, a classical guitarist, performed in the Faulkner Recital Hall at the Hopkins Center on Sunday as part of the Vaughan Recital Series.
If you took Bill Murray’s floundering, philosophical narcissist from “Lost in Translation” (2003), threw in alcoholism and a Russian prostitute, then let him desiccate into an even more pruney scumbag, you’d produce his “St. Vincent” (2014) character, Vincent.
Alix Madigan ’84, producer of award-winning “Winter’s Bone” (2010) and cult favorite “Smiley Face” (2007), was on campus Friday for a screening of “Laggies” (2014), her most recent film, at the Black Family Visual Arts Center.
Before the Big Green’s 27-7 win over Columbia University this weekend, I sat down with two-time Ivy League defensive player of the week Frankie Hernandez ’16, who has starred on the season’s impressive football team, which moved to 5-1 with its 27-7 win over the Lions.
The women’s ice hockey team notched an impressive win in its first game of the season Sunday, beating the University of New Hampshire Wildcats 6-2 at Thompson Arena.
The Big Green’s (1-0-0) top line of Kennedy Ottenbreit ’17, Laura Stacey ’16 and Lindsey Allen ’16 earned nine points on the afternoon.
Dartmouth’s road trip to New York, which will continue Monday against Marist College, began in victory Saturday with a 1-0 triumph over Columbia University. Tasha Wilkins ’15 drove a free kick that muscled its way into the net to give Dartmouth the lead in the 19th minute, and the Big Green never let the lead slip away.
After dropping back-to-back games last week, the men’s soccer team regained momentum with a win over Columbia University, 1-0 in overtime at Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium on Saturday. Not only did this victory avenge the Big Green’s (8-4-1, 3-1 Ivy) 2013 loss to the Lions (5-6-1, 1-2-1 Ivy), it also places Dartmouth atop the Ivy League standings.
After emerging victorious from its own homecoming game last weekend, the Dartmouth football team took home another homecoming win on Saturday, spoiling the weekend for Columbia University. The Big Green (5-1, 3-0 Ivy) surrendered only one touchdown to the Lions (0-6, 0-3 Ivy) and finished with a 27-7 win that was rarely in doubt.
Despite being 3-0 in Ivy League play for the first time since 1997, the game marked the first time all season that the Big Green outgained an opponent in total offensive yards -— topping the Lions 432-326 — and the team’s first four-game win streak since 2003.
The Student and Presidential Committee on Sexual Assault released its 2014 recommendations Friday morning, calling for the College to release more comprehensive data on sexual violence, support Greek organizations that wish to become co-ed and ban Bored at Baker, among other suggestions. The 21 recommendations span prevention, education and response.
Amid national discussion about the lack of job prospects for newly minted Ph.D.’s, just four out of the 95 students who received Dartmouth Ph.D.’s in June still seek employment. Dean of graduate studies Jon Kull wrote in an email that it is not too difficult for Dartmouth Ph.D. recipients to find positions, particularly because Dartmouth only offers science doctorates.
In the spring, an anonymous donor gifted local veterans organization Project VetCare with $375,000 to purchase an off-campus house for student veterans. The house was expected to provide a space apart from younger, non-veteran undergraduates, where veterans could foster a sense of community through casual meetings and daily interactions.
This term, a group of introductory math students have seen their classroom “flipped,” with theories and formulas taught through online Khan Academy videos and class time reserved for discussion. The class — professor Scott Pauls’s Math 3 section — is part of the Gateway Initiative, a three-year program that will redesign 12 high-enrollment courses.