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Student assembly presidential and vice presidential candidates participated in a live debate Saturday evening.

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A guide to the 2020 Student Assembly election

May 11, 2020 2:15am

On Saturday, this year’s candidates for Student Assembly president and vice president went head to head in a live zoom debate to vie for students’ votes. Olivia Audsley ’21 and Cait McGovern ’21 are running for SA president, with María Teresa Hidalgo ’22 and Jonathan Briffault ’21 running for vice president as Audsley and McGovern’s running mates, respectively.


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Q&A with Mindy Kaling ’01

May 7, 2020 2:10am

Those familiar with comedy TV shows including “The Office” and “The Mindy Project” are aware that Mindy Kaling ’01 is a jack-of-all-trades in Hollywood. Throughout her career, she’s done it all — from writing and starring in her own TV series to producing projects that bring new stories to life. Her latest show, “Never Have I Ever,” is a coming-of-age romantic comedy centered around an Indian-American teenager named Devi. In an interview with The Dartmouth, Kaling discusses both “Never Have I Ever” and her visit to campus last term. 


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Provost Helble hosts first “Community Conversation”

May 4, 2020 2:10am

On April 29, Provost Joseph Helble broadcast his first “Community Conversation” live on YouTube. The event is part of a weekly series of panel discussions and live Q&A sessions intended to provide updates on the College’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Professor Devin Balkcom holds a remote version of his computer science class. 

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Professors try new techniques to engage students online

May 4, 2020 2:05am

To alleviate some of the challenges of remote learning, many professors have adapted their courses in an effort to keep their students engaged. In the process, some have found the online format an opportunity to implement new ideas — from extra TA support to class themes to visiting experts helping students with final projects.