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Students and alumni petition to rename, expand Russian department

(07/01/22 9:05am)

More than 100 students and alumni have signed a petition in favor of restructuring Dartmouth’s Russian department into the Eastern European studies department, reflecting a trend from peer institutions such as Brown University, Harvard University, Columbia University, Yale University, Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania that offer a diverse selection of courses about Eastern Europe.

Class of 1953 Commons reopens late-night dining for summer term

(07/01/22 9:15am)

On Sunday, the Class of 1953 Commons opened for late-night dining, joining Novack Cafe and the Goldstein Snack Bar as the three late-night options this summer. The Courtyard Cafe, which offers both daytime and late-night dining during the academic year, will remain fully closed throughout the summer, according to the Dartmouth Dining webpage. 

Lyme Road housing project resumes with modified location

(06/23/22 5:05pm)

The College announced on Thursday that the housing project on Lyme Road — a proposal to create undergraduate housing on Garipay Fields, around 30 minutes north of Baker-Berry Library by foot — will move forward, with one substantial change: The proposed apartments will relocate west, across Lyme Road, to the north end of the former golf course and Pine Park. 

Senators Rob Portman ’78, Jeanne Shaheen speak about war on Ukraine

(06/21/22 9:00am)

The Dickey Center for International Understanding and the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy co-sponsored a bipartisan conversation titled “The Defense of Ukraine” between U.S. senators Rob Portman ’78 (R-Ohio) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) on June 17 at Hanover Inn. The event, which was also livestreamed, was attended by approximately 400 local community members, students and alumni visiting the College for reunions. The conversation highlighted the role of Russian disinformation, the United States’ longstanding commitment to Ukraine and the importance of retaining public support for Ukraine. 

Mike Harrity to serve as new athletics director

(06/09/22 1:14am)

Mike Harrity will lead Big Green athletics as the Haldeman Family director of athletics and recreation starting on July 18, the College announced on Wednesday. Harrity, who comes to Dartmouth after working as the deputy athletics director and chief operating officer for Army West Point for two years, will manage Dartmouth’s 35 Division I athletics teams, in addition to club sports, physical education, recreation, fitness and intramural programs. 

Green Key weekend sees 77 Safety and Security reports, no arrests

(05/31/22 9:10am)

No students were arrested during this year’s Green Key weekend, marking a decrease from 2019’s four arrests and 2018’s 11 arrests, according to Hanover chief of police Charlie Dennis and past reporting by The Dartmouth. Safety and Security received 77 incident reports from Wednesday, May 18 to the morning of Sunday, May 22 — a slight increase from the 70 calls received in 2019 over the same number of days, according to Safety and Security lieutenant Gene Thompson and The Dartmouth.

Ticked off! Regional rise in tick activity spurs precaution, research

(05/31/22 9:05am)

Tick prevalence and tick-borne diseases are becoming a growing concern in New Hampshire,  according to New Hampshire Health and Human Services researcher Marco Notarangelo. Recent analyses by the New Hampshire HHS also indicate that ticks have been “expanding in distribution” throughout the state and in other parts of New England.

New Main Wheelock zoning district to expand residential development

(05/31/22 9:00am)

At the Hanover town meeting on Tuesday, May 10, residents voted 775-565 to approve Article 11, establishing the new Main Wheelock zoning district which will allow for “higher density residential development” along West Wheelock Street, according to town documents. Students and Hanover residents hope this change will alleviate the housing shortage in the Upper Valley and limited on-campus housing.

Kappa Pi Kappa completes year-long process to change name

(05/27/22 9:05am)

Last week, the fraternity previously known as Kappa Kappa Kappa announced that it has changed its name to Kappa Pi Kappa. According to Kappa Pi Kappa vice president Ethan Lang ’23, 83% of the fraternity’s alumni and 88% of current fraternity undergraduates approved of the name Kappa Pi Kappa in a final survey sent to all fraternity members.

Martin Luther King III speaks at annual Social Justice Awards

(05/27/22 9:10am)

On Monday, Martin Luther King III delivered the keynote address at the College’s annual Social Justice Awards in the Hopkins Center. King’s speech — titled “Toward Social Justice” — commemorated the 60th anniversary of his father, Martin Luther King Jr., visiting Dartmouth in 1962 and delivering a speech at Dartmouth Hall. 

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