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First-Year Trips will not happen in its traditional outdoor format, Trips director Kellen Appleton ’20 and associate director Jake Klein ’20 wrote today in letters to Trips applicants and the Class of 2024. Appleton said that they will be able to determine more details about Trips’ adapted format following the College’s decision regarding fall term.
American Civil Liberties Union lawyers representing plaintiffs Caroline Casey ’21 and Maggie Flaherty ’21 in a lawsuit challenging state residency law House Bill 1264 withdrew their case on Friday, two days after the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled that the bill has no effect on voters.
This year’s elections for Student Assembly and Class Councils were marked by several incidents of students using anonymous posts to criticize and attack certain candidates, calling into question the ethics of public callouts in student elections and of using anonymity for this purpose.
News that King Arthur Flour’s Baker-Berry Library location has closed permanently, albeit due to reasons unrelated to the COVID-19 pandemic, has hit hard for students and alumni alike. Members of the Dartmouth community, spread across the world during the remote term, have realized that they’ve waited in the famously-long KAF line for the last time.
Before Jake Tapper ’91 became host of CNN’s “The Lead” and “State of the Union” and one of the nation’s most respected political correspondents, he got his start as a cartoonist for The Dartmouth. In an interview with The Dartmouth, Tapper discussed the COVID-19 pandemic and the current state of journalism in the U.S.
The United States Department of Education released new Title IX guidelines last week that Dartmouth’s Title IX office said “significantly changes the definition and scope of prohibited conduct” and the adjudication process for sexual harassment claims.
On Saturday, this year’s candidates for Student Assembly president and vice president went head to head in a live Zoom debate to vie for students’ votes. Olivia Audsley ’21 and Cait McGovern ’21 are running for SA president, with María Teresa Hidalgo ’22 and Jonathan Briffault ’21 running for vice president as Audsley and McGovern’s running mates, respectively.
In the midst of Dartmouth’s first-ever round of virtual campaigning period, seniors are vying for the support of their classmates to become class president and vice president. Voting will begin on May 11 at 5 p.m. and end on May 12 at 5 p.m.
Due to complications from the ongoing pandemic, Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity’s return to campus, originally slated for this fall, has been pushed back a year to the fall of 2021.
One Dartmouth student and an alumnus are working together to help their neighbors during the COVID-19 outbreak. Connor Davis ’22 and Dan Richman ’95 have developed a web service that aims to provide a contactless delivery service in their area.
Though many students will still take classes this term despite the move to remote learning, the COVID-19 crisis has abruptly changed both short and long-term academic plans for many in the Dartmouth community.
Last month, federal judge Landya McCafferty preliminarily approved a $14 million settlement in the class action sexual harassment lawsuit brought against Dartmouth regarding the conduct of three former professors in the psychological and brain sciences department. The sexual harassment class itself — which is likely to be approved at a July 9 fairness hearing — is unique in the extraordinary size, according to discrimination and civil rights lawyer Bruce Fredrickson ’73,
With the polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. yesterday, around 400 voters an hour cast their ballots in Hanover High School’s gymnasium for the New Hampshire presidential primaries. Voters — many of whom made their decision just this week or even yesterday — indicated broad preferences for former South Bend, IN mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN).
After the disorganization of the Iowa Democratic caucuses last week — with the Associated Press announcing that they were unable to declare a winner — the eyes of the nation are now focused on the New Hampshire primary. Although New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner (D) has predicted that a record 420,000 people will show up to the polls today, many voters have said that they are beginning to lose faith in the political system. Ahead of today’s election, The Dartmouth took to the streets of Hanover to gauge people’s faith in the electoral system.
The Center for Professional Development did not offer funding for spring internships through its Student Experiential Learning Fund, according to a post on the CPD’s website that has since been removed.
A new study authored by trauma surgeons at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center suggests that wearing snow sports helmets may not protect against serious head injuries.
Around 50 people gathered on the Green on Sunday afternoon to protest recent U.S. policies and actions toward Iran. Organized by activists in the Upper Valley, the event gained attention on social media and was attended by both Upper Valley residents and Dartmouth students.
Dartmouth and other elite colleges and universities across the country hope to admit top students. But according to a Nov. 5 Wall Street Journal article, some of these institutions will market themselves to weaker applicants as part of the numbers game of acceptance rates in college admissions.
Following a lawsuit filed by an alumna, Dartmouth has participated in an external review of Americans with Disabilities Act infrastructure on campus and has implemented several changes to improve accessibility at the College.
Each year during the winter and spring terms, some members of the junior class are tapped by Dartmouth’s senior societies — groups that mostly remain secret until most members reveal themselves at graduation. Tapping dates have been set for Feb. 11 to Feb. 15 for the winter term and April 7 to 11 in the spring, according to Office of Greek Life director Brian Joyce. However, the tapping dates set by the Office of Greek Life can be complicated by the operations of unrecognized senior societies at the College.