Earth Day panel discusses Dartmouth’s sustainability efforts

On the evening of April 22, a panel convened in Filene Auditorium to discuss Dartmouth’s sustainability progress. The meeting, held on Earth Day, marked two years since the publication of the “Our Green Future: The Sustainability Road Map for Dartmouth” report­ — the result of a task force ...



Corporate recruiting beginning significantly earlier for some firms

April 25, 2019 10:36pm

Efforts by major companies to recruit Dartmouth students for junior summer internships earlier than in previous years — officially as early as the spring of sophomore year — have been met with pushback from the Center for Professional Development including occasionally barring companies from campus events, according to CPD director Roger Woolsey and senior associate director Monica Wilson.

There are around 2,000 trees across the 200 acres that comprise Dartmouth's campus.


Dutch elm disease proves a challenge for Dartmouth’s trees

April 25, 2019 10:25pm

In 1971, Theodor Geisel ’25, in his book “The Lorax,” wrote that the titular creature “speaks for the trees.” But if Dr. Seuss were to give that label today, the recipient would not be the Lorax, but rather, the College’s arborist Brian Beaty, who cares for the roughly 2,000 trees on campus, often monitoring for signs of Dutch elm disease.

Over the last two years, Green2Go containers have become ubiquitous across Dartmouth's campus.


As Green2Go program expands, students seek changes

April 25, 2019 10:23pm

Two years after the implementation of Green2Go, the program adopted by Dartmouth Dining Services that replaced disposable to-go containers with reusable ones, students are calling for more accessible drop-off locations and more simplicity in the to-go system.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon has faced a multitude of legal troubles since it was derecognized by the College in February of 2016.


Amicus brief in SAE court ruling highlights tensions in Greek life

April 22, 2019 9:31pm

Last month, the New Hampshire Supreme Court largely ruled in favor of Hanover in the case of New Hampshire Alpha of SAE Trust v. Town of Hanover. As part of that case, in April 2018, three Dartmouth fraternal organizations — Phi Delta Alpha Corporation, Zeta Association of Psi Upsilon and Trustees of Alpha Omega Chapter of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity — filed an amicus brief arguing that the town of Hanover unlawfully delegates governmental authority to the College, an abutter who may have a vested interest in obtaining Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s property. 

Following the November 2018 midterm elections, both houses of the New Hampshire legislature have secured a veto-proof majority that will allow for a repeal of the death penalty.


NH legislature passes death penalty repeal

April 22, 2019 9:29pm

On April 11, the New Hampshire Senate voted 17-6 to repeal the death penalty. With the House passing an identical version of the bill, House Bill 455, last month in a vote of 279-88, the legislature has the necessary two-thirds majority to override a potential veto from Gov. Chris Sununu (R).

Dartmouth Dining Services greeter Dawn Fandino suffered a hemorrhagic stroke six years ago that left her with right-side body paralysis.


DDS employee raises funds for experimental paralysis treatment

April 22, 2019 9:30pm

Swiping in and greeting students at ’53 Commons, Dawn Fandino has interacted with most members of the Dartmouth community. Unbeknownst to many people, Fandino has right-side body paralysis from a hemorrhagic stroke she suffered six years ago, which has resulted in life-altering effects for Fandino and her family. 

Luke Cuomo and Ariela Kovary will be the next Student Assembly president and vice president.


Luke Cuomo '20 elected Student Assembly president

April 17, 2019 11:52pm

By a margin of just 34 votes out of over 1,700 cast, Dartmouth’s student body elected Luke Cuomo ’20 to become the College’s next Student Assembly president, according to a press release from the Elections Planning and Advisory Committee. The Student Assembly vice president will be Ariela Kovary ’20, who ran on a ticket with Cuomo.