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Two Dartmouth alumni spoke at the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention over the past two weeks, delivering a variety of remarks to audiences in Cleveland and Philadelphia respectively.
Former California Republican Party vice chair Harmeet Dhillon ’89 and talk radio host Laura Ingraham ’85 spoke at the Republican Convention last week while New York Sen.
During the fall, the Center for Service will withdraw as an intermediary from many of the 17 student volunteer organizations it oversees and their local Upper Valley affiliates.
For the past six weeks, 25 young African business leaders from 17 different countries have been participating in the Young African Leaders Initiative at Dartmouth, training to become entrepreneurs and change-makers in their communities.
This is the third year that the College has hosted a cohort of Mandela Washington fellows, bringing the total number of fellows hosted to approximately 75, according to YALI academic director Amy Newcomb.
This year, the College hosted fellows from countries including Cameroon, Ethiopia and Niger, which are being represented at the College for the first time since the program began, Newcomb said.
Newcomb, who is in charge of coordinating the different aspects of campus that come together to form the cohesive YALI program, said that this year was unique in that the College hosted a larger cohort of fellows in the creative sector.
She said the College is involved with the program in Africa as well, helping to implement it on the continent by working with local trainers and YALI alumni in about 14 countries to help the program expand.
The program at the College focuses on business and entrepreneurship with classes taught by Thayer School of Engineering professors and Dartmouth alumni.
Melanie Vangel ’18 was arrested in Cape Elizabeth, Maine on July 17 in connection to a vehicle fire. She was arrested by state fire marshals for two charges of arson and one charge of theft by unauthorized use of property.
Around 45 people, ranging from young children to senior citizens, gathered at the corner of the Green Thursday afternoon, holding up posters and shouting, “No hate in the Granite State” to demonstrate their opposition of Donald Trump winning the Republican nomination.
This year’s Summer Enrichment at Dartmouth program, or SEAD, concluded last Friday after two weeks. The program seeks to help high performing high school students from lower-income backgrounds succeed in both high school and college, according to the organization’s website. The organization recruits Dartmouth students as volunteers and year round interns to act as mentors and academic coaches for the program, which has taken place in Hanover for two weeks every July since 2001.
Effective immediately, Beta Alpha Omega fraternity will be suspended for two terms, according to a statement to The Dartmouth from college spokesperson Diana Lawrence.
The Hanover Zoning Board of Adjustment ruled on Monday that Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity lost its residential zoning status when the College derecognized the organization last winter.
Thousands of Upper Valley residents and students participated in bicycle rides, runs, walks and sports events as part of the 35th annual Prouty on July 9. The event raised just over $3 million for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
From June 5 to June 9, The Dartmouth administered an online survey of student attitudes on issues related to the Dartmouth community. Focusing only on the opinions of students on campus, the survey was only sent to members of the Class of 2018. Other students on campus were excluded. Two hundred thirty of the 1,152 students in the Class of 2018 responded, making for a 20.0 percent response rate. Using an opt-in survey such as this one does not make for a random or entirely representative sample. With that caveat in mind, what follows are the results of the survey.
African and African American studies and English professor J. Martin Favor was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison this morning. Favor pleaded guilty to a federal child pornography charge on March 31 and resigned from the College earlier this month.
Kalie Marsicano ’17 stepped down from her position as Panhellenic Council president at the end of spring term, citing institutional problems with the Greek system as a whole and personal reservations about perpetuating the system as reasons in an emailed statement to The Dartmouth. Vice president Lauren Huff ’17 will take her position through the end of the elected term as described in the Panhell bylaws.
The family of Alana Donohue ’18 is setting up a scholarship fund through the College in her honor. Donohue died on June 23 at home in New York City from anaphylaxis at the age of 19.
Anonymous social forum Bored at Baker is being revamped after being shut down in October of 2015 by founder Jonathan Pappas — known online as Jae Daemon. A Columbia University student, Pappas launched Bored at Butler, named after the university’s main library, in 2006 and later expanded the brand to other colleges and universities.
When Hannah Carlino ’17 found herself late to class every day walking from the Thayer School of Engineering to the Life Sciences Center sophomore year, she had the idea to bring a bike-sharing service to campus. Last winter, she partnered with Nick Ford ’17 to solve this problem, and their solution will come to life this fall. Fifty bikes at eight different stations will arrive on campus in early September, via bike-sharing company Zagster. Students and other community members will be able to rent the bikes using a phone app, though pricing is currently unknown.
For Alana Donohue ’18, life was about making those around her as happy as they could be. Friends and family said that Donohue strove to put a smile on everyone’s face, an effort that came from her kindness and lively spirit.
Dartmouth’s new School of Graduate and Advanced Studies will open today. Hailed by many graduate students and faculty as an important step in creating a strong culture of research and excellence in graduate study at the College, in its inaugural year, the school will provide a permanent home to the 791 graduate students in the arts and sciences.
When Rep. Ann McLane Kuster '78, D-N.H., was sexually assaulted as a freshman at the College, she kept silent about the assault for more than 40 years.
The Hanover Zoning Board of Adjustment held a public rehearing yesterday regarding Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity’s status as a student residence under Hanover zoning laws.
For the first time since the school was established in 1867, the Thayer School of Engineering graduated more female than male engineers earlier this month, making it the first American research university to achieve such a distinction.