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Students weigh in-person, absentee voting options

With record numbers of Americans voting by absentee ballot in the upcoming general election, Dartmouth students have had to make choices about how to vote this year. While many are voting absentee due to physical distance from campus and COVID-19 concerns, others have chosen to vote in person on Election ...


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Group effort locates Mink’s final cub

October 22, 2020 2:05am

After a seven-week search, Mink the bear’s final missing cub Lori has been safely brought to the Kilham Bear Center in Lyme, New Hampshire, where he has reunited with his older brother, Chief, for the first time in almost two months.


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Linda Behnken ’84 wins Heinz Award

October 22, 2020 2:00am

Linda Behnken ’84, a commercial fisherman and executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association, has received the Heinz Family Foundation’s Heinz Award in the Environment for her work in sustainable fishing and environmental conservation.


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Students describe experiences in isolation housing

October 20, 2020 2:10am

On the morning of Sept. 9 — move-in day for many members of the Class of 2024 — Ainsley Carter ’24 struggled to muster the strength to get out of bed. She was nauseous, vomiting and barely able to walk. Instead of moving into her dorm that day, Carter became one of the first students put into isolation.


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Poster store to move to Main Street location

October 20, 2020 2:05am

Beloved by Dartmouth students for its eclectic array of College memorabilia and vintage records, the Hanover poster store International DVD and Poster will close its current South Main Street location on Oct. 31, change ownership and relocate to a storefront on Main Street.


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College denies funding for in-person internships

October 19, 2020 2:00am

Although many internship opportunities have returned to an in-person format, Dartmouth has continued not to offer funding for any in-person internships that require travel. Some students pursuing unpaid internships say they have faced financial difficulties. 


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College opens winter term waitlist

October 16, 2020 2:15am

As Dartmouth approaches week six of fall term, the College's COVID-19 task force has begun planning for the winter. Though some students have been given the option to return to campus, many are questioning the value of an "on-campus" experience given remote classes and restrictions on socializing.


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Dartmouth prepares for cold and flu season

October 16, 2020 2:10am

As winter approaches, public health officials have expressed concerns about the potential for a hard-hitting flu season coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Daniela Augusti, associate director of nursing at Dick’s House, the College has administered 2,715 flu shots so far this term with the campus at partial capacity, compared to 3,022 total last year.


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DOC trips see major changes, high demand

October 16, 2020 2:05am

Though ’24s spent the first two weeks of the term largely stuck in their dorms, many have used the post-quarantine period as a time to get outside and explore the area. The Dartmouth Outing Club has offered a wide range of outdoor trips that have been filling up fast.


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Students struggle to make connections over Zoom

October 13, 2020 2:10am

While the video conferencing platform Zoom has made class possible during the COVID-19 pandemic, some students say they have struggled to make connections due to the lack of casual interactions common during in-person classes.