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With the recent release of admissions results for the Class of 2023, vice provost for enrollment and dean of admissions and financial aid Lee Coffin said that ongoing trends may necessitate different admissions strategies at the College. Specifically, the changing importance of different geographic regions has already resulted in alterations to Dartmouth’s admissions practices, and a court challenge to Harvard University’s admissions practices for Asian students could result in a potential threat to the holistic admissions process the College employs.
Dartmouth will change its practices to protect the integrity of the admissions process for incoming athletes following a federal investigation that uncovered a widespread college admissions scandal and resulted in the arrest of 50 people.
Updated March 28, 2019 at 9:47 p.m.
Student Assembly has put forth a proposal to reform Dartmouth’s response to bias incidents, following backlash surrounding the College’s handling of a series of racist and sexually explicit emails sent to Dartmouth community members and campus. In a resolution emailed to campus on Feb. 14, Student Assembly called for the College to implement a more efficient and transparent system for responding to bias incidents, and SA leadership met with administrators on Feb. 20 to discuss the system for reporting bias incidents.
Updated Feb. 13, 2019 at 5:37 p.m.
Although the debate surrounding the longest federal government shutdown in American history is centered in Washington, D.C., the effects have been felt in the Upper Valley and specifically Hanover, according to Hanover town manager Julia Griffin.
On Jan. 2, House Bill 101 — which would allow school districts to regulate firearms in school zones — was introduced by seven Democrats in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
Kirsten Gillibrand ’88 entered the 2020 presidential race on Jan. 15.
On Nov. 6, Dartmouth students and Hanover residents voted at Hanover High School with a turnout comparable to the 2016 presidential election. Ann McLane Kuster won the New Hampshire 2nd Congressional district representative. While State Senator Molly Kelly won Grafton County, Governor Chris Sununu won his bid for reelection.
Molly Kelly, who recently won the Democratic primary for governor and will face the Republican incumbent, Chris Sununu, at the polls on Nov. 6, has always had a focus on family.
When asked about her campaign’s theme, Rep. Annie McLane Kuster ’78 (D-NH) said, “We care about everybody.” If Kuster looked out the window, she would have seen that a lot of people also care about her. Just outside of the interview room, over 200 students were lined up to listen to Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kuster speak at a Get Out the Vote rally on Oct. 28.
“You know what, Dad? You complain a lot, and if you don’t get involved, you really don’t have a right to complain.” That’s what Steve Negron’s daughter told him in 2016 before he made the decision to run for a position in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. Negron recently won the Republican primary for the state’s Second Congressional District and will face the Democratic incumbent, Annie Kuster, at the polls on Nov. 6.
This primary election, Eddie Edwards, former South Hampton police chief and a Navy veteran, won the Republican primary for New Hampshire’s First Congressional District. Edwards will face the Democratic nominee, Chris Pappas, at the polls on Nov. 6. If elected, he would be the first black representative in New Hampshire’s history.
In response to criticism from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Dartmouth will update its Acceptable Use Policy for IT resources.
On Tuesday, New Hampshire held its 2018 primaries for its Congressional, gubernatorial and local elections. As Democrats face an uphill battle to take back the House, they seek to hold their current ground in the upcoming general election.
What do federal Native American law, science fiction, a Chilean feminst and a choreopoem have in common? They’re all subjects of this year’s Senior Fellows. This year, Kimonee Burke ’18, Herbert Chang ’18, Celeste Jennings ’18 and Valentina Sedlacek ’18 are the College’s Senior Fellows.
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu has called on the New Hampshire Supreme Court to review House Bill 1264 before he decides to approve or veto the bill.
On Jan. 10, 2018, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, an education nonprofit that defends individual rights at American universities announced that Dartmouth had been downgraded to a “red light rating.” According to FIRE’s website, this title is reserved for universities that enforce policies that “both clearly and substantially restrict protected speech.” After this downgrade and a change in political climate following the 2016 presidential election, many individuals have begun to question the current state of free speech and political expression on Dartmouth’s campus.
Monik Walters ’19 will become the first black female Student Assembly president in Dartmouth’s history. Walters and her running mate Nicole Knape ’19 will also become the first all-female SA president and vice president pair since 2008.
Martin O’Malley, former Maryland governor and 2016 Democratic primary presidential candidate, discussed the future of renewable energy in America on April in the Rockefeller Hall.