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Dartmouth students recently awarded national scholarships

Three undergraduates were recently recognized by national scholarship organizations for contributions within their fields of interest, adding to a list of over a dozen Dartmouth students who have been awarded national fellowships and scholarships this year. The Dartmouth sat down with three of these ...


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Q&A with College Republicans chairman Daniel Bring ’21

May 23, 2019 10:31pm

Daniel Bring ’21 is the chairman of Dartmouth’s College Republicans chapter, an organization he joined during his freshman fall. In the following interview, Bring addresses these speakers, as well as the evolution of the College Republicans organization on campus, the experiences of conservatives at a left-leaning school and a recent guest column in The Dartmouth by a former College Republicans treasurer arguing that the organization no longer respects open discourse.


Hanover Country Club is among the sites being considered for a new biomass heating plant for the College.

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College announces potential sites for new biomass heating plant

May 23, 2019 12:19am

At an open forum in Filene Auditorium yesterday evening, the College proposed three potential locations for a new campus biomass heating facility: the south end of the Hanover Country Club’s golf course, the hill behind the Dewey parking lot and an area of College property two miles south of campus along Route 120.


A security officer waited outside Gile Hall with a stretcher during the main Green Key concert last Friday night.

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Green Key weekend sees few arrests

May 23, 2019 12:12am

Four students were arrested during this year’s Green Key weekend — a decrease from last year’s 11 arrests and 2017’s 10 arrests, according to Hanover Police lieutenant Scott Rathburn.


The lawsuit, originally filed in January, alleges that a former student was wrongfully expelled from the College following a sexual assault investigation.

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College denied claims made by expelled student in lawsuit

May 23, 2019 12:26am

Amid a nationwide increase in cases challenging results of college-led sexual misconduct investigations, last month, the College responded to the most recent case challenging its own disciplinary process. On April 30, the College filed its response to a lawsuit alleging that it led an “unfair” and biased investigation resulting in the wrongful expulsion of a male student accused of sexual assault. Dartmouth has denied the claims put forth in the complaint and has demanded a trial by jury “on all claims so triable.”


The $10 million donation from the Engles will allow for the further development of the College's Arts District and the West End District, as well as increased faculty recruitment.

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College receives $10 million gift for Hood, West end expansion

May 20, 2019 10:17pm

Earlier this month, the College announced a $10 million donation from Molly and Gregg Engles ’79 as part of the ongoing Call to Lead capital campaign, which aims to raise $3 billion by 2022. The three-part Engles donation will support the development of the Arts District, the West End District and faculty recruitment, according to provost Joseph Helble.


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Concert prep a year-long process for programming board

May 17, 2019 11:07am

Green Key weekend is a hectic time of year for members of the Programming Board. During the Friday of the Gold Coast Mainstage concert, if students are not drowned by the music and the crowd, one might catch a glimpse of PB members dashing down the Tuck Drive or hopping between Streeter Hall and Fahey Hall. Someone is always on-call that Friday, according to Programming Board executive director Carlos Tifa ’19.


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LGBTQIA+ community reflects at end of pride month

May 17, 2019 12:48am

The 13th annual celebration of LGBTQIA+ Pride — “Different Strides, One Pride” — strove to unite disparate identities within the queer campus community. Perceived by many members as fragmented, the LGBTQIA+ campus community banded together at events like Queer Prom, Transform and Lavender Graduation. The Pride programming committee also coordinated with the administration to showcase a rainbow flag in front of Collis and project rainbow lights onto Dartmouth Hall. From April 19 to May 3, students of diverse identities witnessed this display of unity — an unfamiliar sight to previous graduating classes at the College. 


Flair has a ubiquitous presence on Dartmouth's campus on big weekends.

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The role of flair at the College dates back years

May 17, 2019 12:45am

When Dartmouth students try to articulate why the College is special, flair is frequently cited as a uniquely Dartmouth phenomenon and for good reason. Although the origins of the term “flair” cannot be identified, a 2008 article published in The Dartmouth said that it may have been derived from the 1999 movie “Office Space” with Jennifer Aniston . In the film, Aniston’s character must wear expressive pins for her job as a waitress. 


Dick’s House’s counseling service has nine clinical counseling staff that serve a quarter of Dartmouth students.

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College sees increase in mental health services in recent years

May 19, 2019 6:08pm

Currently, the College’s counseling service sees a quarter of the total student body, according to Mark Reed, the director of the health service. He said that use of Dartmouth’s on-call counseling services has increased by 60 percent over the last six years, and mental health-related admissions to Dick’s House have increased by 45 percent over the same period.