A Difficult Conversation

January 8, 2019 11:24pm

Where do you see yourself in five years? Ten? Twenty? It’s not an unusual question to hear, though answering it is never easy. But what if you knew you weren’t going to live that long?


The Class That Changes Everything

January 8, 2019 11:23pm

When I first arrived at Dartmouth, I was the most undecided of all “undecided” majors. Freshman year, I spiraled through many options until I finally settled on English.


New Year, New Me?

January 8, 2019 11:25pm

New Year’s Eve. Thousands brave the frigid temperatures of Times Square to remain in place for 12 hours and wait for the famous Waterford crystal ball to drop.

Alexandra posed with a furry friend in Havana, Cuba.


Havana Affair

November 6, 2018 9:03pm

Last year, I spent my fall term as an exchange student at the University of Havana, around the same time that you may have been listening to Camila Cabello’s hit song, “Havana.” Cabello’s lyrics do not lie — I am also left longing to return.

Some students may choose to vote through absentee ballots. 


Voting and Voice: Registering in New Hampshire

November 6, 2018 9:44pm

When was the first time you realized that you had a voice? No, not the first time your mom recorded you speaking your very first words ­— when did you decide that those words held power, or that they were capable of having an impact?


Relationships Across the Aisle

November 6, 2018 8:45pm

We all have one — the crazy, radical, get-in-your-face uncle, the one you talk to only once a year at Thanksgiving because he makes sure to pull up a chair next to you, smile and ask how you’ve been.  You know him — you spend the night trying to dodge any politically charged topic that might propel him into high gear.


First in the Nation

November 6, 2018 9:34pm

From Kennedy to Obama, from Reagan to Bush, countless presidents have visited our campus while still just hopeful candidates, their eager eyes set on the Oval Office yet their immediate efforts focused on New Hampshire voters.

Hanover High School is the designated voting place in Hanover, NH. 


A Call to Action

November 6, 2018 9:45pm

Over the past few months, it was difficult to miss the barrage of reminders regarding the importance of voting in this year’s midterm elections.


Fact to Fiction: Confirmation Bias

November 6, 2018 8:49pm

I’m a firm believer that astrology is complete nonsense. Still, I’ll admit, there are times when I’ve heard characteristics of an Aquarius, my zodiac sign, and thought to myself, “Oh my God, that’s so me.” The reason I, and so many others, are so susceptible to horoscopes is because we want to believe them.


Screams on Screen

October 30, 2018 8:12pm

I anxiously coiled my hair around my fingertips. My forehead furrowed deeper and deeper as I squinted my eyes. Soon, I grimaced — bracing myself for the coming pain. Stomach clenched, I could feel my heart beating faster and faster.