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FFB to remain closed until indoor mask mandate is lifted

(02/10/22 10:15am)

The open study area on the first floor of Berry Library, known to most students as FFB, has been closed since the end of the fall term. According to a page on the library’s website last updated on Jan. 12, FFB will remain closed until the College lifts its indoor mask mandate. A popular study spot, FFB’s prolonged closure has stoked frustration from students.

Q&A: Gus Guszkowski ’22 participates in ‘Jeopardy!’

(02/10/22 10:00am)

Dartmouth student Gus Guszkowski ’22 was featured on the “Jeopardy!” National College Championship — a nine-day TV quiz show featuring 36 college students from around the U.S. — on Tuesday. Guszkowski took home $10,000 from the show, which was taped in the fall of 2021 in Culver City, CA, making it to the quarterfinals. Guszkowski, a classics major from Connecticut, sat down for an interview with The Dartmouth to discuss their time at the College and their experience being a contestant on “Jeopardy!”. 

112th Winter Carnival to take place this weekend

(02/10/22 10:10am)

Tonight, opening celebrations at Collis patio will kick off Dartmouth’s 112th Annual Winter Carnival, and despite obstacles surrounding unusually warm weather, traditions like the “polar bear plunge” and snow sculpture are slated to continue as planned. This year’s theme, “Mission: Winter Carnival — License to Chill,” combines traditions loved by Dartmouth students and new James Bond-themed events.

College kicks off sixth annual Black Legacy Month celebration

(02/08/22 10:10am)

On Jan. 31, the College kicked off its sixth annual celebration of Black Legacy Month. Throughout February, the lineup of events will include speakers, panel discussions, theater and musical performances, a mindfulness retreat, a sports outing, an art exhibit, a movie screening and a speech by scholar and activist Angela Davis. Similarly to last year’s celebrations, events will be held both virtually and in-person.

Dartmouth community reacts to escalating Russia-Ukraine tensions

(02/08/22 10:05am)

Since October 2021, Russia has deployed over 100,000 troops on the Ukrainian border, prompting heightened tensions with Ukraine and NATO and domestic calls for sanctions on Russian leaders and financial institutions. Dartmouth students and professors shared their insight into their ties to Ukraine, their views on the escalating situation and its international implications. 

Sadie Alexander Association aims to increase diversity in the economics department

(02/04/22 10:00am)

The Sadie Alexander Association, named after the first African American person to receive a Ph.D. in economics, is looking to foster more diversity in Dartmouth’s economics department. Since its founding in the spring of 2021, the SAA has taken steps in strengthening introductory courses’ teaching assistant system and bringing guest speakers to campus to discuss topics related to inequality and discrimination. 

Students express mixed reactions to news of College President Phil Hanlon’s retirement

(02/04/22 10:10am)

On Jan. 25, College President Phil Hanlon announced in a campus-wide email his intentions to retire in June 2023 after ten years at the helm of College administration. In the week since the announcement, students have expressed a wide range of opinions on Hanlon’s presidency and what they hope for in his successor.

Safety and Security stepping up policing at Greek-hosted events, affiliated students say

(02/03/22 10:00am)

Affiliated students have reported that the Department of Safety and Security has, in recent weeks, more strictly policed fraternity events than during fall term and the beginning of winter term. According to members of each house, on Jan. 19, Bones Gate fraternity was temporarily suspended for hosting a large event with multiple fraternities and sororities in attendance,  Gamma Delta Chi fraternity remains on probation and Beta Alpha Omega fraternity has received multiple warnings. 

Listen Community Services launches boutique at Lebanon thrift store location

(02/01/22 10:00am)

On Jan. 15, Listen Community Services, a secondhand store chain that uses its proceeds for community projects, announced on Facebook that it would be opening up a boutique section in their Lebanon thrift store location on Jan. 18. According to the post, the space will function as a way for more expensive clothing to be concentrated in one area.

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