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UPDATED: January 31, 2017, at 4:20 p.m.
Twenty-one percent of Dartmouth students come from families in the top one percent of total income earners, a recent New York Times report on college economic diversity found.
Dartmouth Outing Club First-Year Trips director Doug Phipps ’17 and associate director Apoorva Dixit ’17 announced the 19-member 2017 Trips directorate last Thursday.
Around noon on Friday, Donald Trump placed his hand on a Lincoln Bible, repeated an oath and became the 45th President of the United States. About four hours later, Timothy Messen ’18 traveled to the Green to protest the new president’s administration by beginning a dialogue about flag burning and discussing the rights threatened by the president.
On the afternoon of President Donald Trump's inauguration, student demonstrators, on-lookers and counter-demonstrators gathered on the Green in anticipation of a discussion on flag burning.
This week marks the beginning of a series of mini-seminars hosted by the house communities. Each house community will offer several seminars on various topics, such as climate change, emotional intelligence and exploring autobiography through comic books.
Due to a combination of rising expenses and flat growth in revenues, in conjunction with the reorganization of the Geisel School of Medicine, the College suffered a financial operating loss of $112 million this last fiscal year, compared to a $15.2 million loss reported the prior year.
After learning that the Winter Carnival Council would not be building the traditional snow sculpture this year, Mercedes de Guardiola ’17 reached out to fellow students to build their own sculpture, saying that she wanted to keep the tradition alive. As of press time, 100 students have expressed interest in helping and several have volunteered to lead the project.
During the week leading up to the presidential inauguration, the College will host a series of faculty-led panels discussing the opportunities and risks of a Trump administration. From Jan. 17 to Jan. 20, the day of the presidential inauguration, Dartmouth faculty from the College, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine and the Thayer School of Engineering will cover topics including domestic governance, terrorism, the potential dismantling of the Affordable Care Act and energy and environmental issues.
The artwork of Iranian-born, Brooklyn-based artist Bahar Behbahani has found a home at the Hood Downtown at 53 Main Street. On Jan. 12, a student reception at the art space allowed students to explore Behbahani’s creations in the company of the artist herself. The exhibition, titled “Let the Garden Eram Flourish,” is the second installment in a series of exhibits at the Hood Downtown.
Maribel Sanchez Souther ’96 knew that there were no shortcuts in life, that if you wanted something, you had to work for it, said her former cross country teammate and long time friend Kristin McGee ’96.
The position of vice provost for student affairs, formerly held by Inge-Lise Ameer, has been eliminated by provost Carolyn Dever and the responsibilities transferred to Dean of the College Rebecca Biron. Ameer will not remain in another position at the College.
When Dartmouth students returned to campus following winter break, they discovered something missing when they sat down to eat at dining facilities across campus. The napkin dispensers, once located on each table, had disappeared without a trace, replaced with wall-mounted models.
Provost Carolyn Dever has announced the departure of Vice-Provost of Student Affairs Inge-Lise Ameer amidst a reorganization of the administration’s management structure. As part of these changes, which go into effect this term, the vice-provost’s position will be eliminated and many of its responsibilities will be assigned to Dean of the College Rebecca Biron.
In public and private responses to a petition calling for Dartmouth to declare itself a “sanctuary campus” for undocumented students, College President Phil Hanlon reaffirmed the school’s support for its undocumented students but has stopped short of adopting the title.
Who would have thought that the most impressive science fiction film of 2016 would not be “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” but instead Denis Villeneuve’s thought-provoking, psychological and deeply moving “Arrival.” Villeneuve has already proven himself to be an extremely talented director with films like “Incendies” and “Sicario.” Despite this, I was skeptical when early reviews called “Arrival” a new sci-fi masterpiece. Good films have a tendency to buckle under the weight of tremendous hype, and I was nervous that Villeneuve simply wouldn’t be able to live up to the mammoth expectations being set by the film’s early admirers. Yet somehow “Arrival” surprised me, finding a way not to meet my expectations but instead surpass them and engage me on both an intellectual and emotional level.
The College has denied an appeal by Daniel Ro and Sebastian Lim to reverse their expulsions for causing the Oct. 1 fire in Morton Hall.
Ever wonder about the sculptures around Dartmouth's campus? Learn about the significance behind them, and what students think they mean, on a campus tour with our arts writers. Click here to explore.
When fall sports season began, some Upper Valley community members noticed a change in the sports they heard on the radio.