Reflecting on the Freshman Frat Ban

October 30, 2018 8:37pm

We are often attracted to uncanny situations. Stories with ghosts, the reanimated dead and unexplainable mysteries have become a vital part of our popular culture during this time of the year.

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Students adjust study habits to Dartmouth climate

October 26, 2018 1:37am

So many pamphlets, websites, lectures and discussions are made available to high school students to prepare them for college’s intense social transition that it’s easy for Dartmouth students to forget that they are at the College to receive an education. Engaging with Dartmouth’s higher level learning could certainly be a shock to first-year students who are accustomed to high school learning methods and grading. Nora “Gus” Guszkowski ’22 quickly learned the difficulty of maintaining high grades at the College.


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.