In 1966, former Dean of the Tucker Foundation Richard Unsworth so eloquently referred to Dartmouth fraternities as "a patch of social dry rot exposed to view." While his statement may be an exaggeration, there is no doubt that since 1841, the year in which the first frat came to Dartmouth, our fraternities have been getting in trouble for everything from alcohol-related incidents to arson.
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"There has always been a significant turnover in retailers in downtown Hanover," Ciardelli said. "It is a difficult place to do business if you're not on the north end of Main Street. I don't know of any retailers that are doing exceptionally well, and it's especially difficult if you don't have an online shopping component."
The candlelight vigil, hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, was a march across campus to pay homage to King and his contributions to the civil rights movement. The event featured an address by Robert Wallace, president and CEO of BITHGROUP Technologies, Inc.
Pelzel, who began her career at Dartmouth as director of development under former President James Wright in 1997, said her decision to retire was based on her husband's recent departure from his consulting firm and her desire to spend more time with her family.
Home can be as simple as a few scattered picture frames and a collection of favorite books. Others, however, find the meaning of home to be a much more complex idea.
Bad roommates are surprisingly hard to come by these days. Everyone has his shit together and knows what he wants to do with the rest of his life. But if you do find yourself saddled with a crazy, fear not my friends. As it turns out, a bad roommate can be the ticket to a happy and successful life.
Five senior men shared their stories of self-discovery and personal struggles before a packed audience gathered in Collis Common Ground for the annual Men of Dartmouth panel Wednesday evening. The event aimed to challenge the "Dartmouth norm" regarding perceptions of masculinity, according to the event's moderator Dennis Zeveloff '12.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health laid off 50 workers on Monday to help alleviate a $100 million budget deficit, the Valley News reported. The layoffs will result in annual savings of $3 million, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Director of Media Relations Rick Adams said in an interview with the Valley News. In an attempt to protect the quality of patient care, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health spared nurses and physicians from the layoff. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health has offered all employees between four and 12 weeks of severance pay depending on seniority, will provide employees assistance with their future job searches and will pay for former employees' medical and dental coverage until the end of December. Among New Hampshire hospitals, more than 650 jobs have been cut in recent months due to budget deficits, the Valley News reported. Adams did not respond to requests for comment by press time.
Five students discussed the ways in which they came to redefine and rely on their faith in light of hardship during Dartmouth Voices of Faith, an event hosted by the Dartmouth Multi-Faith Council on Tuesday in Collis Common Ground. The event featured a "brave group of young people" who stepped forward to "offer a little important bit of themselves" as they tackled a traditionally difficult topic, Assistant Chaplain Kurt Nelson said while introducing the panel discussion.
Facebook-inept companies across the country are looking to Rob Leathern '97 to solve their social media woes.
It's natural to hang around those we feel most comfortable with and to conveniently befriend those we spend the most time with. But sometimes it seems that our campus athletes take such insular friendship to an extreme.
"I don't see us in a competition as much as a partnership in serving the Dartmouth community," Bruce said. "There's clearly a need for us to serve the community since there's such a demand for guests to be in walking distance of the College."
While Dartmouth students may struggle to explain the flair-filled revelry of Homecoming weekend to their friends at other schools, colleges and universities across the country also celebrate the fall season with various traditions and celebrations.
The Tuk-Tuk Dartmouth Thai Association a new student group awaiting official approval from the Council on Student Organizations formed to unite students interested in Thai language and culture, serve as a resource for international students and raise money for individuals impacted by the extreme monsoons that have ravaged Thailand's central provinces in recent months, according to Earth Chariyawattanarut '14, one of the organization's founding members.
We had heard that Dartmouth is the most conservative Ivy. But we were skeptical.