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Cha'Mia Rothwell '20 of the women's track and field team is The Dartmouth's Rookie of the Year. Rothwell received 53.4 percent of the 2020 votes placed from May 15 to May 21. Rothwell currently has four school records, including the 60-meter dash (7.45 seconds). At this year’s team awards, she won the Excellence Award for the most valuable student-athlete on the women’s team. A month ago, she ran a 13.60 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Virginia Challenge, placing sixth.
Yesterday, on Sunday Night Baseball, the New York Yankees retired Derek Jeter’s number two, ensuring that the legacy of its soon-to-be Hall of Fame shortstop does not soon fade — as if anyone could possibly forget that career — and that no Yankee will wear a single-digit jersey again. (One and three through nine are also retired. If you want to take a journey through the history of baseball, try to remember who wore each of those jerseys.)
From late afternoon to midnight, custodial squad leader Mickey Tyler can be found working to ensure cleanliness and security of many buildings on campus including Collis Center, the Class of 1953 Commons and Parkhurst Hall. Tyler arrived at Dartmouth in 1994 after spending over 20 years driving trucks, backhoes and bulldozers as a construction worker. He was honored at the 2014 Service Awards Banquet for his 20 years of service for Dartmouth, as one of the most experienced custodians at the College.
While technology and computer simulations have become more efficacious in modeling the human body, many medical schools continue the tradition of using human cadavers for anatomical instruction. Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine is just one of the schools that continue to place value on cadaver-based teaching, and each spring, Geisel’s Anatomical Gifts Program conducts a memorial service honoring the anatomical donors whose bodies are used in the first-year anatomy class.
Recent discussion regarding Native American studies professor N. Bruce Duthu ’80’s appointment as the next dean of the faculty of arts and sciences has elicited controversy. On May 3, economics professor Alan Gustman sent out a faculty-wide email addressing Duthu’s co-authorship of a 2013 declaration supporting a boycott of Israeli academic institutions. He signed onto the declaration, titled “Declaration of Support for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions,” as the treasurer of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, a position he held from 2012 to 2015.
The No. 45 women’s tennis team will take on No. 17 University of Kentucky this Friday in a regional NCAA tournament match hosted by the University of Michigan. The Big Green ended its season with a strong overall record of 17-4 and a 5-2 record in the Ivy League. This season Dartmouth shared the Ivy title with Harvard University and Cornell University, clinching Ivy League’s automatic NCAA tournament bid by virtue of a complicated tiebreak scenario. The last season the women’s team finished first in the Ivy League was 2011.
For the past 40 years, Don Glasgo and Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble have been practically synonymous. Glasgo has been the director of Barbary Coast since the mid-1970s; prior to his directorship, Barbary Coast was a small, student-run jazz ensemble. This Saturday’s concert, though, marks the end of an era, as it will be Glasgo’s final concert with the ensemble. In honor of Glasgo’s impending retirement, the second half of tomorrow night’s show will feature Barbary Coast alumni, including some ’78s and ’79s from Glasgo’s first years with the ensemble, sharing the stage with its current members.
For the Class of 2021, 61 percent of admitted students have decided to attend Dartmouth, the highest yield rate in 25 years according to the College. Dartmouth’s yield rate has typically hovered around 50 percent, with a 53.1 percent yield rate for the Class of 2020.
Students worried that the weekend after Green Key is sure to be disappointing may want to consider traveling down to Harvard University to get another outdoor music fix. Starting this year, the music festival Boston Calling will take place at the Harvard Athletic Complex, a move that is the result of increasing interest in the festival. The new location, though, is not the only change in this year’s Boston Calling, which has also expanded to include comedy acts, a film component and a visual art component.
On Tuesday, approximately 20 students gathered at College President Phil Hanlon’s open office hours to demonstrate support for fossil fuel divestment. In an email publicizing the demonstration, members of Divest Dartmouth wrote that while they have attended Hanlon’s office hours multiple times this year, each time, they left Parkhurst Hall “frustrated with [Hanlon’s] lack of transparency and obvious stalling tactics.” As a result, the group made efforts to recruit “new faces” in order to show Hanlon the extent of student body support of fossil fuel divestment as a move toward climate justice, according to the email.
Approximately 150 seventh- and eighth-grade female students from across the Upper Valley attended Link Up’s annual Sister-to-Sister conference on Thursday, April 27. The conference, which facilitated discussions among middle school girls about issues like bullying and body image, recorded its highest attendance since the conference began in 2000. In 2016, 130 students from eight different schools students attended Link Up’s conference, according to Link Up co-president Elizabeth Gold ’17.
This spring, an exciting new fruit has cropped up on the Dartmouth Organic Farm, as an apple orchard has been planted.
Last weekend, red, orange, green, blue and purple lights brightened the front of Dartmouth Hall in honor of PRIDE 2017. The 11th annual Dartmouth PRIDE week concluded on Friday with the annual Lavender Graduation, an event celebrating graduating students and individuals who have contributed to the LGBTQIA+ community on campus.
When men’s track and field head coach Barry Harwick and women’s track and field head coach Sandy Ford-Centonze walked into Leverone Field House on Monday, Feb. 27 — the day after the 2017 Indoor Heptagonal Championships — they had to walk past a countdown clock. That day, the clock read “69,” numbering the days until the 2017 Outdoor Heptagonal Championships. There’s no way for athletes and coaches to avoid seeing that clock as they walk in the building, and on Saturday, it will read zero.
Last week, members of the College’s community were notified by email that the West Gym would be closed as it had suffered from water damage due to a burst water pipe. The email announcement said that only the basketball, volleyball and badminton courts would be affected.
According to Hanover town manager Julia Griffin, if she were renting out apartments, she would be hesitant to rent to Dartmouth students because many of them “do not respect other people’s property.”
Saturday night’s Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble concert is the final installment in its three-part series celebrating the history of wind ensembles and the evolution of the wind band as an independent performance medium. The group will perform the music of contemporary composers, tracing the evolution of the wind band through works written in 1943 to those written in 2015.
The College announced today that 61 percent of students accepted their offer of admission for the Class of 2021, the highest yield rate in 25 years. This marks an increase from recent years, with a 53.1 percent yield rate for the Class of 2020, 50.4 percent for the Class of 2019 and 54.5 percent for the Class of 2018.
In a campus-wide email sent April 25, the Programming Board announced that concert-goers will be required to wear wristbands in order to gain entry to this year’s Green Key concert. Hanover town manager Julia Griffin said that the town of Hanover, Safety and Security, the Office for Student Life, the Hanover Police Department and the Hanover Fire Department all provided input on the decision. The concert, which will take place on Gold Coast lawn on May 19, will feature Sage the Gemini as the headliner alongside Cheat Codes and Smallpools.
Walking into the office of Brian Joyce, the recently-appointed director of the Office of Greek Life, one can immediately tell that he hails from Kentucky. A signed University of Kentucky basketball features prominently on his shelf. Now, however, Joyce finds himself quite a way from home, having recently graduated with a Ph.D. in education leadership from Clemson University. Although Joyce has only been on the job for nine months, he believes that the Greek system at the College has made great advancements in facilitating self-governance and leadership, deeming the work tough and challenging, but ultimately fulfilling.