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Kappa Pi Kappa completes year-long process to change name

(05/27/22 9:05am)

Last week, the fraternity previously known as Kappa Kappa Kappa announced that it has changed its name to Kappa Pi Kappa. According to Kappa Pi Kappa vice president Ethan Lang ’23, 83% of the fraternity’s alumni and 88% of current fraternity undergraduates approved of the name Kappa Pi Kappa in a final survey sent to all fraternity members.

Under new NCAA policy, Dartmouth student-athletes can now earn payment

(07/09/21 9:15am)

On July 1, the NCAA adopted a new policy that will allow almost half a million student-athletes across the country to profit off of deals based on their name, image or likeness. On the same day, the Ivy League affirmed this decision and modified its existing rules to allow student-athletes to participate in NIL activities. New opportunities for student-athletes, who would have previously been in violation of NCAA requirements to maintain their amateur status, include sponsorships, brand deals and endorsements.

Discontent persists on campus as College rejects SA proposal, students grieve

(05/27/21 6:10am)

On Monday evening, the College rejected a resolution from Student Assembly requesting the cancellation of Tuesday classes for all students and Wednesday academic obligations for members of the Class of 2024 to grieve the loss of four classmates since November. The legislation, titled “Resolution on Academic Accommodations for a Community in Mourning,” was sent to College President Phil Hanlon, Provost Joseph Helble and Dean of the Faculty Elizabeth Smith on Monday morning.

GoPhish tournament teaches Dartmouth community to identify phishing emails

(04/05/21 6:05am)

More than 1,800 students, faculty and staff have signed up for GoPhish, an online tournament running from March 29 to April 15 in which participants can earn points and win prizes by identifying and reporting artificial and real-life phishing emails. Designed by the DALI Lab and Information, Technology and Consulting, the tournament aims to bring greater awareness to the prevalence of phishing schemes targeting Dartmouth community members and to cybersecurity more generally. 

Graduate students campaign to reinstate ombuds office

(02/09/21 7:05am)

Since the summer of 2020, members of a committee within the Graduate Student Council have led efforts to reestablish an ombuds office at Dartmouth — an office that would provide independent, informal, impartial and confidential support to members of the Dartmouth community. As of Monday, nearly 700 students, postdocs, faculty, staff and alumni have signed a petition calling for the ombudsperson’s reinstatement since the position was left vacant in July 2017.

A ‘winter wonderland’: College gears up for outdoor programming

(01/15/21 7:10am)

Once most students complete their quarantine on Jan. 26, the College plans to open a number of outdoor activities and opportunities for socializing as part of its “winter wonderland” programming. Students can expect to see two ice rinks constructed on the Green, heaters and fire pits with chairs set up around campus, free equipment rentals and cross-country skiing on the golf course. 

Clery report shows gender-based violence remained steady, alcohol-related crimes decreased in 2019

(01/07/21 7:00am)

On Dec. 18, Dartmouth published its 2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, also known as the Clery report, covering campus crime statistics during the 2019 calendar year. The report, which is mandated by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1990, found that gender-based violence crime statistics in 2019 were largely on par with previous years, while there was a decrease in liquor law violations and hate crimes.

Republicans unexpectedly gain control of N.H. state government

(11/06/20 7:10am)

Contrary to earlier projections, New Hampshire Republicans have taken control of both the executive and legislative branches of the New Hampshire government. Republicans will flip the previously Democrat-held New Hampshire state Senate and House of Representatives. The party has also gained control of the state’s Executive Council, and Republican Gov. Chris Sununu was reelected for a third term.

Q&A with Chuck Sherman ’66

(10/09/20 6:05am)

For Chuck Sherman ’66, the “Big Green” isn’t a suitable symbol for Dartmouth. His take? Why not a moose! Although the “Big Green” has become the de facto representation for Dartmouth athletics since replacing the Indian in the early 1970s, the College has never officially adopted a mascot. Sherman, a retired policy researcher at the National Institutes of Health and a regular at Dartmouth football games, hopes to change that. 

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