May The Best Social Media Win

October 23, 2018 9:40pm

Lately, I have noticed a distressing trend: my mom receives more likes on Facebook than I do.    Whether she’s posting pictures of her daughters in college, images of her rooftop garden in New York City, snaps of ballet performances or even her own magazine articles, most of her posts are followed by enthusiastic likes and comments from her doting friends.


Body Talk: Communicating Through Dance

October 23, 2018 9:48pm

Dance and theater have spanned across multiple cultures, and their use as forms of expression has pervaded history.  Whether it be a vivid tale of the Second Liberian Civil War turned alive by the Dartmouth Theatre Department  or dances showing off the Soyeya African Dance Troupe’s pride in their heritage, movement has a unique way of expressing emotion and serving as a method of communication.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; font: 9.5px Baskerville} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} span.Apple-tab-span {white-space:pre} Jessica Weil ’21 has been dancing since she was 3 years old.


How To Be Moved

October 23, 2018 9:49pm

“That was so moving.” I’ve probably heard those words hundreds of times throughout my life, in reference to hundreds of different things. A performance can be moving, as can a song or a speech. Though seemingly very different, what ties these experiences together is their ability to move us outside ourselves.


Popular Off Term Destinations

October 23, 2018 9:46pm

Unlike most colleges that operate on a traditional calendar system, Dartmouth offers the D-Plan, or “Dartmouth Plan” which allows students to travel, find a job, get an internship, or do research during their off-terms.


Boys Will Be Boys...and Supreme Court Justices

October 16, 2018 9:51pm

In the wake of the polarizing confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court following multiple credible allegations of sexual misconduct, this week’s Mirror theme of gender falls at an tremendously relevant time.


Gems in Stem

November 6, 2018 8:46pm

Last winter, I took a biology class with a lab counterpart that was entirely dissection-based. Though the subject matter of the class was extremely fascinating, with every incision and extraction I performed, I realized that I did not have the passion necessary to continue the infamous pre-med track that I, like many of my peers, entered college intending to pursue.