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Webster Avenue has been busy the past few weeks with fraternity and sorority recruitment.

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Men's rush sees 301 bids extended

October 16, 2019 2:18pm

On Oct. 5, men’s fall fraternity rush concluded, with houses extending 301 new member bids, a significant decrease compared to the 356 bids extended last fall and the 341 bids extended the fall prior. 


Sanford is a former governor and U.S. representative from South Carolina.

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One-on-one with Mark Sanford

October 14, 2019 11:56pm

During a visit to Hanover last week, Sanford sat down with The Dartmouth for an interview on the current state of Republican Party, the changing fortunes of his career and what he believes is the most important issue facing future generations.


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New barber shop opens in Hanover

October 14, 2019 11:36pm

Philadelphia native Sean Taylor recently opened a new barbershop in Hanover called The People’s Barbershop and Shave Parlor. The barbershop, which caters to all hair types, shares a space with Robert’s Flowers, located underneath the Starbucks on Main Street. 


The Dartmouth sat down with Hanlon to discuss a variety of campus topics.

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Q&A with College President Phil Hanlon

October 11, 2019 1:27am

The editors of The Dartmouth Homecoming Special Issue, Maggie Doyle ’22 and Arielle Beak ’22, sat down with President Hanlon to discuss his personal journey at Dartmouth, mental health on campus, the new residential access policy, and his vision for the College as a global research institution.


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Black community groups look to help College address history

October 11, 2019 1:28am

When Dartmouth graduated its first black student, Edward Mitchell, in 1828, the College did not keep records of students’ race. While some mixed-race students may have attended earlier and graduated, there is no official documentation of their presence on campus. This year, in honor of Dartmouth’s 250th anniversary, the Black Alumni of Dartmouth Association is working to change that.


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Veteran undergraduates bring unique perspectives to campus

October 11, 2019 1:27am

There is one particular group of non-traditional students we often do not remember even though they are a part of our undergraduate community — veterans. Student-veterans add a new dimension to the Dartmouth narrative, and the colors of their stories deserve to shine.


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Editors' Note: Homecoming Issue 2019

October 11, 2019 11:52am

Metamorphosis and migration are essential biological processes for many animals. For butterflies, metamorphosis is divided into distinct life cycle stages — egg, larva, pupa and adult. For humans, the process of maturation is messy, blurred and possibly indefinite. However, Dartmouth serves as a rare exception that allows us to point to a finite period of transformation. Migration, the seasonal movement of animals from one region to another, parallels the Homecoming experience. 


The College's annual Clery report shows an increase in reported rapes from 2017 to 2018.

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Yearly crime data show increase in reports of sexual assault in 2018

October 10, 2019 10:23am

On Oct. 1, Dartmouth released its annual Security and Fire Safety, or “Clery,” Report for 2018. This year’s report, which encompasses incidences from on-campus property, residential facilities, non-campus properties and public properties, saw an increase in reported rapes, statutory rape and dating violence while reports of liquor law violations, hate crimes and aggravated assaults decreased. 


The percentage of women who received a bid from a sorority following the fall recruitment process was 63.7 percent.

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Sorority rush this fall sees 237 bids extended

October 9, 2019 10:14pm

The number of bids extended this fall during sorority recruitment remained fairly consistent with the number of bids extended last year. This fall, 237 total bids were extended to the rushing class, compared to 239 bids from 2018, which in turn represented a significant drop from the 277 bids extended in 2017 and 2016.