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Latinx & Caribbean History Celebration to kickoff on Sept. 29

(09/22/22 9:00am)

Beginning on Sept. 29, the Latinx & Caribbean History Celebration will kick off with a month of educational and cultural events planned by students, according to an email from the Office of Pluralism and Leadership. While the nationally recognized National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the email explained that “students wanted to explicitly include Caribbean in the title to recognize the ways these communities overlap and intertwine.”



Wellness app Headspace debuts on campus, free for Dartmouth community

(09/22/22 9:05am)

On Sept. 8, the College announced through a community-wide email that Headspace, a “science-backed app for mindfulness and meditation,” will now be available at no cost for students, staff and faculty. The app provides users with guiding tools for wellness practices, such as managing stress, sleeping better and mindful exercise.



Graduate student Main Street attack under hate crime investigation, police say

(09/21/22 1:25am)

At approximately 10:45 p.m. on Saturday evening, an older, white man physically attacked biochemistry Ph.D. candidate Abubakar Khan after having directed racial epithets towards Khan and three other graduate students. Following the incident, the Hanover Police department submitted an alleged hate crime for review to the New Hampshire Department of Justice. 


Dartmouth Student Government announces new name with new goals, structure

(09/20/22 9:10am)

On Monday, Dartmouth Student Government — formerly known as Student Assembly — announced via email to the student body that it is changing its name as part of a larger rebranding plan. In addition to the name change, DSG changed its internal structure and updated its goals, which include providing improved access to teletherapy and establishing a liaison with the town of Hanover and Wi-Fi access on the Green, among others.



Physical education swim requirement dropped, new wellness options added

(09/20/22 9:05am)

After temporarily suspending the 50-yard swim test requirement for previous classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College eliminated the 50-yard swim test for all students beginning with the Class of 2026, according to senior associate athletic director for physical education and recreation Joann Brislin. Starting with the Class of 2026, students will once again be required to complete three PE credits for graduation — though there will be new wellness offerings that can be used to fulfill this requirement, according to Brislin.


Safety and Security issues warning to campus following assault on graduate student

(09/19/22 9:35pm)

A graduate student was physically assaulted on Saturday night near the intersection of Main Street and Wheelock Street, according to a “Timely Warning” message from Safety and Security director Keysi Montás on Monday afternoon. The student sustained no physical injuries.


College hosts Q&A session about North End Housing plan

(09/16/22 9:00am)

Administrators and designers presented the plans for the North End Housing project to about 20 students and Dartmouth community members on Tuesday afternoon. After an initial presentation, some students voiced concerns during a Q&A session about the environmental impact of the development, which is set to be completed by 2025. 


‘She was a ray of light’: Alex Simpson ’22 remembered for her grace and generosity

(09/16/22 9:10am)

Whether it was through her everyday fashion statements or her remarkable acts of selflessness, Alex Simpson ’22 left an impression on all she touched. Simpson graduated cum laude with a double major in French and Psychology and a minor in Government. Upon her admission to law school, Simpson had planned to work toward prioritizing the needs of pediatric patients and the medical professionals who treat them.  


College prepares measures against monkeypox, no confirmed cases on campus

(09/16/22 9:05am)

In response to rising cases of monkeypox throughout the country, the College has implemented precautionary measures, including hosting an informational webinar and offering vaccines to eligible students at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. “A few” peer institutions have had confirmed cases on their campuses, according to student affairs communications director Elizabeth Ellis in an email statement. 



New language requirements enacted starting with Class of 2026

(09/15/22 9:05am)

Beginning with the Class of 2026, all undergraduate students will be required to take at least one course offered by Dartmouth to fulfill the language requirement, according to an email sent to first-year students prior to matriculation. Previously, students were able to receive an exemption from the language requirement by demonstrating their fluency in a foreign language through a placement test or credit.


Q&A with new Outdoor Programs Office director Katie Colleran

(09/15/22 9:00am)

Katie Colleran began her new position as director of Outdoor Programs at the College on August 15, according to an announcement from the College. Before taking on this role, she worked as the assistant dean of students for student engagement at Harvard University and as Duke University’s associate director for their center for leadership development and social action. The Dartmouth sat down with Colleran to discuss her goals for the future of the Outdoor Programs Office and how she hopes to build student involvement.


Preliminary Democratic primary results show incumbent state representatives win, Dartmouth student campaigns fall short

(09/14/22 11:08pm)

Based on preliminary vote totals from Hanover, The Dartmouth projects that the four incumbent candidates will win the Democratic primary race for state representative of Grafton District 12, defeating Dartmouth student candidates  Miles Brown ’23 and Nicolás Macri ’24. 


First-Year Trips welcomes 90% of incoming first-years with outdoor programming

(09/13/22 9:05am)

For the first time since 2019, the First-Year Trips program led incoming students through Dartmouth’s traditional outdoor orientation program with minimal COVID-19 restrictions. With four sections and a reinstated overnight component, the entirely student-run program ran smoothly, according to Trips volunteers. 


New Hampshire 2022 Primary: A look at the races on today’s ballots

(09/13/22 9:00am)

Today, Hanover voters will go to Hanover High School to cast their primary ballots for Democratic and Republican nominees ahead of the 2022 general election in November. Voting will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and voters who are “undeclared” — not registered members of either party — may still vote on a party ballot.






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