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Students send letter of support to University of Virginia Class of 2021

September 18, 2017 11:37pm

After white nationalists marched at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia last month, several Dartmouth ’21s began brainstorming a letter of solidarity for the University of Virginia Class of 2021. The violence and polarization in Charlottesville inspired Carlos Polanco ’21 to message a GroupMe with hundreds of members of the Dartmouth Class of 2021 asking students to contribute to writing the letter.


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DDS introduces new changes for fall

September 18, 2017 11:37pm

When he started work last fall as the new director of Dartmouth Dining Services, Jon Plodzik says he found the Courtyard Café to be, visually speaking, the weakest part of the campus dining experience at Dartmouth. Now, after a roughly $25,000 renovation and significant changes to the menu, Plodzik said the Courtyard Café — often referred to as the Hop by students — has moved in the direction of recent dining industry trends, such as healthy eating and smaller portions. For returning students, this transformation is one of several new developments at DDS locations this fall.


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Task force to evaluate student body size

September 14, 2017 10:33pm

College President Phil Hanlon has enlisted a task force with examining the advantages and challenges of increasing the College’s undergraduate body by 10 to 25 percent. Dean of the College Rebecca Biron said the task force has had two meetings.


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Safety and Security sees 131 Good Samaritan calls

September 14, 2017 10:33pm

Recently-released numbers from the College’s Student Wellness Center show that more students called the Office of Safety and Security for alcohol-related help last year than any other year since the College starting recording alcohol data in 2011.


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DHMC shooting suspect pleads not guilty

September 14, 2017 9:55am

Officials stated that Travis Frink of Warwick, Rhode Island “admitted” that he shot his mother, Pamela Ferriere, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Tuesday in an affidavit released Wednesday.