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This weekend, the Alumni Council's Nominating and Alumni Trustee Search Committee will interview four potential nominees to fill the Board of Trustees seat vacated by Peter Robinson '79, according to Nominating Committee Chair Pete Frederick '65. The committee is seeking an alumnus who has demonstrated "fierce loyalty" to the College and high achievement in his or her field, among other factors, Frederick said.
Music professor Steven Swayne, who came up with the idea for the new culminating experience, said that the "mini-FSP" to New York City will take place April 5-7. The trip will allow students to both view performances and interact with professional musicians, he said.
Although recent controversy regarding hazing at the College is not expected to impact the number of men choosing to participate in rush, it has led to increased discourse about the dangers of hazing and efforts to alleviate the practices by emphasizing more productive pledge term activities.
Despite student concerns about the increased requirements for undergraduate advisors to report rule-breaking, the Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students that was extended to all first-year Dartmouth students this term has been met with approval by administrators and students.
Sponsored by the President's Office, the symposium featured 34 students who conducted research in over 20 departments, according to President's Intern Jason Goodman '12.
Three students from the Rockefeller Center Policy Research Shop presented their findings on performance management systems to Gov. John Lynch, D-N.H., on May 10.
In addition to lawn parties and relaxation, Green Key Weekend heralds increased business for local eateries, according to the establishments' owners and managers.
The Dartmouth Group Directory, a database organized like Wikipedia that displays information about assorted student groups, was officially launched last Friday. Sponsored by Student Assembly and referred to as DGD, the directory allows students to view information about any group on campus, according to Assembly treasurer Alex Judson '14, who first envisioned the database during an engineering class.
Student Assembly members discussed what they hope to see in the next College president with Chair of the Presidential Search Committee Bill Helman '80 at Tuesday's meeting. Helman discussed the committee's plans for the future and emphasized the importance of student input in selecting the College's 18th president.
During his time leading the Student Assembly, former Student Body President Max Yoeli '12 focused on making the relationship between the Assembly and the administration more productive while also working on concrete issues such as the problematic aspects of changes to Dartmouth Dining Services.
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Kantaria received 716 votes, defeating Erin Klein '13 with 705 votes, J.T. Tanenbaum '13 with 701 votes, Rachel Wang '13 with 335 votes and Max Hunter '13 with 281 votes. Danford received 774 votes, defeating Sahil Joshi '13 with 759 votes, Callista Womick '13 with 389 votes and Troy Dildine '13 with 368 votes.
The five Student Assembly presidential candidates participated in the last of four debates on Friday, discussing their hopes for the next College president and arguing over the best way to incentivize attendance at General Assembly meetings. The debate focused on the candidates' specific plans to address campus issues ranging from the Assembly's provision of student services to improving communication with the administration.
The five Student Assembly presidential candidates participated in the last of four debates on Friday, discussing their hopes for the next College president and arguing over the best way to incentivize attendance at General Assembly meetings. The debate focused on the candidates' concrete, specific plans to address campus issues ranging from the Assembly's provision of services to communication with the administration.
Presidential candidates Max Hunter '13, Suril Kantaria '13, Erin Klein '13, J.T. Tanenbaum '13 and Rachel Wang '13 and vice-presidential candidates Julia Danford '13, Troy Dildine '13, Sahil Joshi '13, James Lee '13 and Callista Womick '13 attended the debate.
This year's unusually competitive Student Assembly elections for student body president and vice president will be held on Monday, April 16 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The six presidential candidates and five vice-presidential candidates will campaign throughout this week to garner student votes in an election year marked by several changes to election procedures.
This year's candidates for Student Assembly president and vice president submitted petitions on Friday that stated their intent to run in the election to be held on Monday, April 16. The number of candidates six for president and four for vice president is the most in recent memory.
Richard Descoings, president of noted Parisian university Sciences Po, died under suspicious circumstances in New York City on Tuesday, the Columbia Daily Spectator reported. Descoings was scheduled to speak at the Global Colloquium of University Presidents at Columbia on Tuesday, and his colleagues called the hotel where he was staying when he did not arrive at the conference. Hotel staff said they heard him snoring in his room, but when they checked again, they found him unconscious and promptly called the police. When officers arrived, Descoings was declared dead, according to the Spectator. Investigating officers found evidence that alcohol and another person had been present at the scene, and a medical examiner will look into the cause of death, the Spectator reported.
The dissatisfaction with "hooking up" and the culture associated with it, not the act itself, is what causes social problems on college campuses, Occidental College sociology professor Lisa Wade said in a lecture to a packed audience on Thursday afternoon in the Rockefeller Center.
Bass, who has authored over 20 acclaimed books, identifies better than anyone with writing and its relevance to activism, Virginia said.