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President Phil Hanlon and wife Gail Gentes test positive for COVID-19

(05/03/22 1:15am)

College president Phil Hanlon and his wife, Gail Gentes, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday morning, the College announced on May 1. According to the announcement, the pair had tested negative on a PCR test as recently as Thursday morning before testing positive on antigen tests over the weekend. 


Saint Motel, KYLE to co-headline Programming Board Green Key concert

(05/01/22 4:02pm)

Saint Motel and KYLE will perform as co-headliners with Doechii set as the opening musician for the Programming Board’s Green Key concert on May 20, the Programming Board announced today via Instagram. The concert, which will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Gold Coast Lawn, will kick off the first Green Key festival since 2019.


Inflation, labor shortages take toll on Hanover businesses

(04/28/22 9:04am)

As the effects of inflation, labor shortages and the prospect of a recession loom over the national economy, Hanover business owners said they have faced unique challenges in finding ways to adapt their business models. Business owners also mentioned that the high living costs of the Upper Valley and seasonal flow of business around the Collegepose further difficulties with employment.


Students elect David Millman ’23 and Jessica Chiriboga ’24 as student body president and vice president

(04/27/22 9:13pm)

Students have elected David Millman ’23 and Jessica Chiriboga ’24 as student body president and vice president, respectively, according to an email sent by the Elections Planning and Advisory Committee this evening. The two ran unopposed for their positions on a platform that emphasized reopening late-night dining at Collis Cafe, adding a student member to the Board of Trustees and establishing universal teletherapy, according to a campaign email sent to students on Monday.






Fall housing selection returns to room draw system for the first time in three years

(04/15/22 9:15am)

For the first time since spring 2019, the fall housing selection process will return to the pre-pandemic room draw system, in which students receive a randomly assigned priority number for choosing housing. Over the last two years, the College has resorted to a system of randomized preference due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this year’s changes to the housing selection process, some students — especially seniors, who are required to take classes in their final year — are worried about not getting a place to live on campus.




1,767 applicants admitted into Class of 2026 with second-lowest acceptance rate ever

(04/07/22 9:15am)

The College welcomed 1,207 regular decision applicants to the Class of 2026, joining the 560 students who were admitted via early decision in December, according to an announcement from the admissions office. In total, 1,767 applicants were selected from a pool of 28,336 applications in total, for an acceptance rate of 6.24% –– just above last year’s record low of 6.17%.


Community reacts to removal of Upper Valley mask mandates

(04/05/22 9:10am)

With Lebanon’s repeal of the indoor mask mandate on March 24, municipality requirements to wear face coverings while indoors have been removed from the Upper Valley. On March 14, School Administrative Unit 70 — which manages four schools in Hanover and Lebanon — lifted its indoor mask mandate as a result of pressure from the state, while the town of Hanover paused its mask mandate on March 16 to mostly positive reactions from business owners. 


Dartmouth offers admission to 1,767 applicants to the Class of 2026

(04/01/22 1:41am)

Dartmouth offered admission to 1,767 applicants — 1,207 of whom were admitted during the regular decision process — to the Class of 2026 from a pool of 28,336 applications, according to an announcement from the admissions office on Thursday evening. The acceptance rate of 6.24% is among the lowest in the College’s history. 


Engineering and Computer Science Center opens after two-year construction period

(04/01/22 9:10am)

In March, the College unveiled the new Engineering and Computer Science Center, a 160,000 square foot complex located at the end of Tuck Drive, to positive reactions from students and faculty. The $200 million building, which began construction in October 2019, was designed by the HGA architecture firm and funded entirely by donations. Dedication of the building is scheduled for this spring.


Unionization vote for student dining workers passes unanimously

(03/31/22 2:46am)

The Student Worker Collective at Dartmouth will become a recognized union following a unanimous vote among student workers today, almost three months after they formally announced their intention to unionize. The SWCD was only required to meet a 50 percent support threshold from student worker voters to be successful. This vote will make SWCD the fifth recognized undergraduate union in the country, according to their Twitter account. 






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