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College ranked seventh most expensive

(10/19/12 2:00am)

With an overall annual price of $57,996, Dartmouth was ranked the country's seventh most expensive college by the college news blog Campus Grotto, climbing six places from last year's report and 35 places since the 2010-2011 school year. The website's sixth annual "Most Expensive Colleges" report aggregated tuition, fees and room and board from colleges' websites in late September. The College's cost is the second highest in the Ivy League, falling just behind fourth-ranked Columbia University.

Soccer teams split midweek games

(10/12/12 2:00am)

The Big Green women (8-4, 3-1 Ivy) recorded their fourth shutout of the year, as captain Emma Brush '13 scored her third game-winning goal of the season in a 1-0 win over Brown (6-5, 0-3 Ivy). The Dartmouth men (5-6, 1-1 Ivy) fell in overtime to Boston College (8-4-2, 2-3-0 ACC) by a score of 1-0. The game ended in the fifth minute of the extra session on a goal by Boston College senior Kyle Bekker.

Princeton uses two late goals to defeat women's soccer team

(10/01/12 2:00am)

Trying to improve on its four-game win streak, the Dartmouth women's soccer team fell just short on Saturday, losing to Princeton University, 2-1, in Princeton, N.J. The teams played 74:31 without a goal before both offenses began to capitalize on scoring opportunities. Despite a late goal by Chrissy Lozier '14, the Big Green (6-3, 1-1 Ivy) could not overcome two goals by the Tigers (6-3-1, 2-0 Ivy) and suffered its first Ivy League loss of the season.

Soccer teams prepare for big non-conference weekend

(09/13/12 2:00am)

The Dartmouth women split their games last weekend, defeating the University of Maine, 3-1, before losing a heartbreaker to No. 21 Rutgers University, 2-1. On Monday, Emma Brush '13 was named Ivy League Player of the Week after scoring three of Dartmouth's four goals last weekend. Brush, Dartmouth's MVP last season, has a team-high six points and is second on the team in shots.

Daily Debriefing

(05/25/12 2:00am)

The Student and Presidential Committee on Sexual Assault held a town hall meeting on Thursday in Paganucci Lounge at which students, faculty members and administrators discussed the committee's recently released recommendations for combating sexual assault. The recommendations were drafted during January's Sexual Assault Symposium, which was attended by members of several student organizations. Faculty members suggested mandatory training and education for both students and faculty members to combat sexual violence. Theater professor Peter Hackett reiterated the importance of including specific statistics in the guidelines, saying that the statistics were "very compelling." Students should not "carry this burden alone," Hackett said, and should reach out to the trustees because they have important influence on the matter.

Study finds contact sports' academic effects

(05/25/12 2:00am)

While it is known that concussions can harm an athlete's ability to learn, a new study has found evidence that even one season of contact sports can affect how well some athletes acquire new information, according to the study's lead author and Director of Neuropsychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine Thomas McAllister. The research was part of a multi-institution study that has been working for five or six years to understand the biomechanical basis and effects for concussions, McAllister said.

Williamson places fifth at Regionals

(05/22/12 2:00am)

The tournament hosted 13 teams and 10 individuals, and the best five teams and the lowest-scoring individual not on an advancing team qualified for the NCAA Championship. The University of Southern California won the team competition with an 11-under-par score of 841. The University of Oregon, Kent State University, the University of Virginia and Texas Christian University also advanced.

Shafy discusses science and politics

(05/15/12 2:00am)

In her lecture, titled "The Fine Line Between Science and Politics," Shafy discussed three articles she wrote for Der Spiegel that focused on the relationship between politics and science in the developing world. In the first story, Shafy profiled a Swiss scientist working on a new way to provide clean drinking water to people in Kenya. Instead of only concentrating on science, the story highlighted the challenges of bringing technology to people who truly need it and educating them on its use, according to Shafy. She credited the story with sparking her interest in the developing world.

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