The Trips program saw a number of changes this fall.


Trips program enacted changes to training, programming at Lodge

September 19, 2019 10:19pm

The Class of 2023 this year chowed down on vegetarian lasagna, lugged blocks of Cabot cheese into the wilderness and struggled to sort out which of their trip leaders’ comments were helpful advice or pranks — much like previous classes of new Dartmouth students. However, there were a number of changes to the First-Year Trips program this year that impacted croolings, trip leaders and trippees alike. 

The Title IX office added two new coordinators to its staff in July.


Title IX office adds two new coordinators

September 18, 2019 9:39pm

The Title IX office doubled in size in July with the hiring of two new coordinators: Sophia Brelvi as deputy Title IX coordinator for training and Gary Sund as Title IX deputy coordinator for response. 

The two parties in the sexual misconduct lawsuit against Dartmouth filed the details of their agreement yesterday.


Sexual misconduct settlement filed, Dartmouth denies wrongdoing

September 11, 2019 1:19pm

The parties in the sexual misconduct class action against Dartmouth made public the terms of their proposed settlement yesterday, with the College maintaining its position that it did not commit wrongdoing and expressly denying that it broke any law or statute. In a filing yesterday in the U.S. District Court of New Hampshire, the nine representative plaintiffs and the College spelled out the terms of their proposed settlement 



A look into the history and traditions of First-Year Trips

August 31, 2019 11:35am

In August and September, members of the College’s incoming class arrive on campus for First-Year Trips, a five-day outdoor program run by students before orientation week. Trips, officially run by the Dartmouth Outing Club, involves over 90 percent of the incoming class and includes over 300 student volunteers. It has roots that can be traced to humble beginnings over 90 years ago. In the near-century that has passed, the program has undergone numerous changes to shape it into its current form. 

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Sophomore rush, ‘frat ban’ give freshmen unique Greek experience

August 30, 2019 9:51am

Dartmouth has recently attempted to overcome preconceptions about its social environment, especially after College President Phil Hanlon took office. At Dartmouth, students may not rush a Greek house until their sophomore year, and they may not enter Greek houses during the first six weeks of their freshman year.

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Sexual misconduct lawsuit against Dartmouth: a timeline of events

August 29, 2019 8:58pm

Just weeks after the New York Times first reported allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse by Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, sparking the worldwide #MeToo movement, the Dartmouth community first learned of allegations against three professors in the psychological and brain sciences department.



Architectural landscape reflects changes over Dartmouth’s history

August 29, 2019 9:37pm

Most students can remember the first time they stepped foot on Dartmouth’s campus. Perhaps they were struck by the red brick and white columns of the dorms, or the impressive outline of Baker tower puncturing the blue sky. Or maybe it was the stately white of Dartmouth Hall, framed on either side by Thornton and Wentworth Halls. Many of these first impressions of Dartmouth involve the College’s architecture, which has come together as the result of decades of College history. 


Efforts to boost faculty diversity are ongoing, inequities remain

August 29, 2019 9:05pm

Academia has historically been a white and male sphere. According to the National Center for Education, in 2016, 53 percent of full time professors were white males, while another 27 percent were white females. Despite an increasingly diverse student body, Dartmouth’s own campus reflects these national trends. 


Q&A with new Dean of the College Kathryn Lively

August 29, 2019 9:47pm

In June, sociology professor and South House professor Kathryn Lively was named Dean of the College. She previously served as interim dean since July 2018, when former Dean of the College Rebecca Biron returned to teaching. As dean, Lively will oversee undergraduate academic life, the Student Affairs division and the six house communities. Her term began on July 1. In the following interview with The Dartmouth, Lively discusses her goals related to the house system, Greek life and more topics important to students.



College, community grapple with sustainability on campus

August 29, 2019 9:41pm

Hanover has committed to becoming 100 percent dependent on renewably generated electricity by 2030, and renewably generated transportation and heating fuel by 2050. One important factor in moving forward with the town’s sustainability goals was the support of the College, which Griffin said is the largest energy and fuel user in the town. Griffin said that former and current faculty, as well as members of Dartmouth’s sustainability office, work with the town to pursue mutual goals.