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DOC First-Year Trips names 2020 directorate

Months before the Class of 2024 arrives on campus, preparations for the Dartmouth Outing Club’s First-Year Trips program are well underway. Yesterday, Trips director Kellen Appleton ’20 and associate director Jake Klein ’20 announced the group of students who will form the directorate to oversee ...


Wood planks keep the true identity of this year's snow sculpture a secret.

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Snow sculpture rises to new heights as Winter Carnival approaches

January 30, 2020 2:05am

The College’s 110th annual Winter Carnival, based on the theme “A Blizzard of Unbelievable Beasts,” will begin next Thursday. While the celebration has not yet begun, its preparations are visible on campus — namely with the large wooden scaffolding of the traditional snow sculpture in the center of the Green. 


The panelists shared their experiences and knowledge about the New Hampshire primary.

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Panel at Rockefeller Center evaluates New Hampshire primary

January 24, 2020 2:05am

With all the buzz about the first-in-the-nation primary, three political experts — Ned Helms, Tom Rath ’67 and Andrew Smith ­— discussed the political phenomenon during a panel titled “Polls, Pundits and Predictions: Sizing Up the NH Presidential Primary Race” hosted by the Rockefeller Center on Wednesday. 


Snackpass allows customers to purchase to-go orders from local restaurants.

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Snackpass app builds a growing profile on campus

January 23, 2020 2:05am

Since its introduction on campus in April, the food-ordering application Snackpass has continued to gain popularity in Hanover through its promotions as well as unorthodox advertising tactics that have included offering free gear, sponsoring student ambassadors, and throwing events such as a rave and “darty.” 


   

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Q&A with economics professor David Blanchflower

January 23, 2020 2:00am

In a study recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, economics professor David Blanchflower details the existence of a happiness curve that forms a U-shape, with peaks early and late in life.


The War and Peace Fellows visited Jerusalem during the trip.

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Students learn lessons in counterterrorism in Middle East trip

January 17, 2020 2:05am

Over winter break, 12 students in the War and Peace Fellows Program — a program run through the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding that allows students to directly interact with leaders in government and foreign policy — traveled to Israel and the West Bank for a “field seminar” in counterterrorism.