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The office of residential life received around 3,740 housing requests for fall term, requiring spaces in Cutter-Shabazz Hall, Alpha Chi Alpha fraternity, Delta Delta Delta sorority and the Chinese Language House to convert into bedrooms. Director of undergraduate housing Rachael Class-Giguere attributed the residential squeeze largely to the influx of the Class of 2018, the largest class in Dartmouth’s history.
The College and the Town of Hanover are working together to improve trails in Pine Park, a privately managed forest reserve near campus, by building a bridge over a crossing near the mouth of Girl Brook, where it flows into the Connecticut River. Construction is slated to begin the week of Oct. 13 and scheduled to finish by Thanksgiving, Hanover public works director Peter Kulbacki said.
As an Asian woman standing at a diminutive 5 feet 3 inches, no man seems to take me seriously when I tell him that I’m a hockey fan.
In light of the College's upcoming massive open online courses, we asked our staff members for their thoughts on the DartmouthX initiative.
This year Dartmouth has a robot on the football field, designed to help protect players -— not from alien invaders, but from injuries.
Following an impressive five-game unbeaten streak, the women’s soccer team fell to Sacred Heart University on the road Tuesday night 1-0 in overtime. Despite faltering in its fourth overtime game of the year, the Big Green has demonstrated offensive potential, and players remain hopeful heading into Saturday’s Ivy League opener.
On the mezzanine level of the Rauner Special Collections Library stand three unassuming wood cases. Lined with deep blue velvet, each case contains a different story weaved together by letters to and from the renowned poet Robert Frost. The letters, part of the exhibit “Corresponding Friendships: Robert Frost’s Letters,” give viewers a glimpse of the poet’s humanity.
Andrew Davidson will begin as the College's vice president for development in December, where he will oversee various fundraising initiatives, including the Dartmouth College Fund.
As vice provost for academic initiatives, Anthony will oversee the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning, the Ethics Institute and the College's international programs.
Check out part one here.
Amid ongoing federal investigations, the College plans to release its annual security and fire safety report today.
Students shared their experiences with depression, alcoholism and anxiety at a panel last night that marked the launch of Student Assembly’s yearlong “I’m Here for You” campaign. The initiative, which organizers said aims to break the silence surrounding mental illness and inform students about available resources, continues Wednesday with an event inviting students to pledge their support.
Environmental studies professor Andrew Friedland stands in front of Baker Tower, introducing himself and encouraging students to sign up for his class. “In the 1960s, there were three billion people on earth. Today there are 7.2 billion inhabitants impacting the natural world,” he says.
To former deputy Central Intelligence Agency director Michael Morell, self-assessment is a key to success.
Since its reinvention with the 2008 release of “Iron Man,” it seems that Marvel Studios can do no wrong. It has released nine more live action movies, every single one of which has earned more than $250 million dollars. “The Avengers” (2012) and “Iron Man 3” (2013) each earned over $1 billion worldwide. In the comic book world, Marvel Studios blows DC Comics, its main competition, out of the water. Since 2008, under the auspices of either Warner Brothers, Legendary Pictures or Syncopy Inc., only five films based on DC characters have been made — one of which, “The Green Lantern” (2011), was a critical and financial disaster. With many of these Marvel Studios films making more money in a weekend than India needed to put a probe on Mars, many inside and outside of Hollywood are left wondering — what is Marvel’s secret?
For many of us, the transition to college life is anything but seamless. At Ivy League and other elite colleges, the feeling of being a big fish in an even bigger pond gnaws at student psyches. We fear being anything less than perfect, of being anything but the “model Ivy League student.”
Art is decorative. It is full of carefully planned technique — right? Can art be spontaneous? Can art be part of the everyday?
Among New Hampshire’s impassive woods and within sight of Dartmouth’s drowsy Green, the country zest of some of Nashville’s finest hits twanged and rang out in the upper level of the Hopkins Center for the Arts on Tuesday evening. Transporting his songs from the glitz of radio hits that made them famous, singer-songwriter Rivers Rutherford ripped and crooned his songs, popularized by country icons Brooks and Dunn. Without the flamboyant pretenses of a groomed superstar, Rutherford struck a small, intimate crowd with a candor and rawness that his pop staples rarely see.