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Final previews for football, men’s soccer and women’s hockey

(11/13/15 12:30am)

As the end of the fall rapidly approaches, fall sports teams are wrapping up their seasons and putting the finishing touches on their pursuit of Ivy League championships. Men’s soccer and women’s rugby have already clinched Ivy League titles, while football remains in the hunt for the Ancient Eight crown. For some Big Green teams, this weekend of games also marks some of the season’s first action. In honor of the last weekend of the fall term, The Dartmouth decided to bring back an old tradition, the Big Green Weekend Primer, where the sports editors give their predictions on the weekend to come.

GroCo: A Search for FoCo’s Least Appealing Options

(11/12/15 2:21pm)

On a gloomy Monday evening, we headed to FoCo to taste test the grossest looking foods being served that night. It was a particularly grim evening, and we had a lot to try — although sadly most of the foods we tried were just as gross (if not more so) than they looked. We left FoCo with our hunger notsatiated and our minds reeling from the disgust we felt at the sight of such vulgar foods. The Soup

Campus Blotter

(11/12/15 11:45am)

Nov. 7, 1:05 a.m.: Safety and Security officers, Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services and Hanover Fire Department responded to a Good Samaritan call. The individual, after running from S&S officers, was detained by a group of people and subsequently transferred to the control of Hanover Police. The student was found to be intoxicated and in need of medical attention and was transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Nov. 7, 11:00 p.m., Russell Sage Residence Hall: Safety and Security officers came across a dorm party in Russell Sage. Several individuals climbed out a window and ran off before the officer could collect their names, but the officers identified the resident of the room. The student did not show any signs of intoxication, but did have alcohol in their possession.

Around the Ivies

(11/12/15 8:49am)

Brown University: The Number, a new delivery startup recently developed by three undergraduates, is already gaining popularity on campus, The Brown Daily Herald reported. The business, which went live on Monday after weeks of research and promotion, allows students to text a specified number and have anything within a certain radius delivered to them. Students must pay full price for the goods, plus an additional fee of $3.50, subject to increases during times of high demand. Columbia University: The search for student Austin Taylor, who went missing on Nov. 2, has been called off, according to The Columbia Daily Spectator. The detective working on the case informed Taylor’s parents that his passport was scanned in Paris, and Taylor’s mother subsequently announced that they are ending the search. Cornell University: Black Students United, a student-run advocacy group, entered University President Elizabeth Garrett’s office this week to submit a letter demanding that the University divest its endowment from interests based in mass incarceration and prisons. The organization was inspired by a similar protest at Columbia University, The Cornell Daily Sun reported. Harvard University: Harvard has begun a formal review of the construction blueprint for its new School of Engineering and Sciences complex, the Harvard Crimson reported. The plan involves two-thirds of the SEAS faculty moving to a new location in Allston, Massachusetts. Construction is expected to begin in summer 2016. Princeton University: Two of the campus’s tiger statues, the University’s mascot, have recently been vandalized, along with the cannon on Cannon Green, The Daily Princetonian reported. The perpetrators used red paint to cover the statues with expletives and graffiti aimed at the University and Pennsylvania State University. The perpetrators have not yet been identified. University of Pennsylvania: The University was recently ranked number 57 on a Vice list of the most militarized universities in the United States, the Daily Pennsylvanian reported. The ranking considered the number of graduating students that go into the U.S. Intelligence Community and various other factors like funding amounts and participation in federal domestic security task forces. Yale University: More than 1,000 students gathered in solidarity in the midst of recent discussions and controversy about race relations at the University, the Yale Daily News reported. The event, called the March of Resilience, was centered around discussions of unity and student power, and also included musical and cultural performances.

College has highest student-athlete graduation rate in NCAA Division I

(11/12/15 1:00am)

In the NCAA’s recently released data from its annual student-athlete graduation rate survey, the College, along with Samford University, led Division I institutions with Graduation Success Rates of 99 percent for student-athletes who enrolled in 2008. This rate is 13 percent above the GSR for all of Division I athletics.

Student Wellness Center launch sees high turnout

(11/12/15 12:59am)

On Wednesday afternoon, students and administrators ambled around on the third floor of Robinson Hall, chatting with one another while snacking on chocolate trail mix, fresh fruit and crackers with hummus. In another room, students sat at a table using watercolors to paint pages from a drawing book. In adjacent rooms, people got massages and practiced meditation.

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