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Green Key weekend sees 54 incident reports, a decrease of 23 from last year

(05/25/23 9:05am)

The Department of Safety and Security received 54 incident reports during Green Key weekend, between Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20, according to Director of Safety and Security Keiselim Montás. There were no arrests, 11 Good Samaritan calls and 12 assessments of intoxicated students by DoSS, he added. The number of incidents was consistent with last year’s concert weekend, and a marked decrease from 2019’s four arrests and 2018’s 11 arrests, according to Montás and past reporting from The Dartmouth. 

Palestine Solidarity Coalition organizes protest on anniversary of the Nakba

(05/18/23 9:00am)

On May 15, approximately 70 students, staff and community members participated in a protest organized by the Palestine Solidarity Coalition of Dartmouth College to raise awareness for the 75th anniversary of the Nakba, the displacement of the majority of Palestinian Arabs in 1948.

Q&A with Frederick Sessions Beebe ’35 writing professor Jeff Sharlet

(05/11/23 9:00am)

Jeff Sharlet, a literary journalist and the Frederick Sessions Beebe ’35 writing professor, recently published “The Undertow: Scenes From a Slow Civil War,” a nonfiction book and New York Times Bestseller that explores America’s growing, extremist right-wing movement. As an author who has been writing about alt-right movements for the past 20 years, Sharlet describes “The Undertow” as an exploration of events of the last decade. The Dartmouth sat down with Sharlet to discuss the book and his other experiences in journalism.

College holds building cleansing ceremonies in response to discovery of Native American remains

(05/05/23 9:05am)

On April 28 and 29, the Native American Program hosted a cleansing ceremony in Silsby, Wilson and Carpenter Halls, around one month after the College announced the discovery of Native American remains in the anthropology department’s and Hood Museum of Art’s teaching collections. The buildings were closed during the event to faculty, staff and students not “directly involved” in the cleansing ceremony, Dartmouth News reported. 

Concerned Alumni of Dartmouth host sold-out COVID-19 vaccine discussion panel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at Hanover Inn

(05/02/23 9:05am)

On April 26, the Concerned Alumni of Dartmouth College hosted a sold-out roundtable discussion titled “Important Conversations Never Had — College COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates: Scientific, Legal and Ethical Considerations” at the Hanover Inn, followed by a speech from lawyer and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. A Q&A session had originally been scheduled to take place after the panel, but the segment was canceled after Kennedy announced his last-minute appearance at the event, according to Michael Koss, a member of Concerned Alumni of Dartmouth College.

Q&A with Shark Tank presenter Fiona Co Chan ’13

(04/18/23 9:00am)

On March 3, Fiona Co Chan ’13 appeared on the hit ABC show Shark Tank seeking investors for Youthforia, a plant-based makeup company she launched in 2021. After Co Chan’s pitch, billionaire investor Mark Cuban invested $400,000 in her business. Youthforia has also garnered notable social media attention, amassing four million likes on TikTok and more than 61,000 followers on Instagram. The Dartmouth sat down with Co Chan to discuss entrepreneurship, her appearance on Shark Tank and how her experiences at Dartmouth have impacted her career.

Senior societies offer taps to potential new members

(02/28/23 10:10am)

On Feb. 14 at 6 p.m., recognized senior societies started recruiting — or “tapping” — potential new members, assistant director of the Office of Greek Life Josh Gamse wrote in an email statement. Potential members had until Feb. 19 to respond to their taps and choose which senior society they wanted to belong to, he added. Gamse declined to disclose the number of students who were tapped in this process.

Q&A with Safety and Security officer Stephen Sampson

(02/21/23 10:05am)

Patrol officer Stephen Sampson has worked in the Department of Safety and Security for more than 15 years. The Dartmouth jumped into his patrol car for a ride-along as Sampson described the job and his observations as a security officer on campus. During the ride-along, he drove through the entirety of Dartmouth’s campus — from the Connecticut River to Thompson Arena to A Lot — while on the lookout for anything that might impact the wellbeing of students on campus. 

Q&A with inaugural chief compliance officer Alejandro Diaz

(02/14/23 10:15am)

Alejandro Diaz began in his role as the College’s first chief compliance officer on Jan. 30. In this role, Diaz is responsible for creating a coordinated effort to oversee and ensure the College’s compliance with federal, state and other external regulations. According to a College press release, Diaz previously served as the chief compliance officer at Temple University. 

Student Wellness Center, Academic Skills Center reopen featuring debut of ‘tranquility room’

(01/20/23 10:05am)

The Student Wellness Center and the Academic Skills Center jointly debuted a new location on the first floor of Baker-Berry Library on Jan. 11. The reopening also included the launch of a tranquility room — a wellness-focused space implemented by members of Dartmouth Student Government’s mental health committee.