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Students find opportunities for political involvement on campus

New Hampshire is neither red nor blue. While the state’s representation in Congress is entirely Democratic, a Republican, Chris Sununu, has been governor since 2017. Although Dartmouth remains majority liberal, the range of ideologies among campus political groups reflects the swing-state nature of ...


Pete Buttigieg spoke at the Hanover Inn on Saturday.

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One-on-one with Pete Buttigieg

August 28, 2019 9:55pm

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg held a campaign event at the Hanover Inn on Saturday. After the event, The Dartmouth sat down with the South Bend, IN mayor for an interview on topics important to young voters.


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House communities to cluster by location for Class of 2023

August 17, 2019 4:46pm

This fall, the Class of 2023 will be the first group of students to experience the latest development in the College’s four-year-old house community system. Each first-year residence hall will now correspond to a specific house community, according to associate dean of residential life and director of residential education Mike Wooten. 


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Seven teams finish The Fifty hike

August 16, 2019 2:47am

On Friday evening, seven groups of either three or four hikers trekked across six peaks from Mount Moosilauke to Hanover — a total of almost 54 miles over the course of about 24 hours, according to directors Jaq Hager ’21, Derek Lue ’21 and Simon Oster ’21 .


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Conference on 1960s social movements to begin next week

August 9, 2019 12:05am

Beginning next Wednesday, Dartmouth will host a two-day lecture series as part of a conference titled “Reflections on the Afterlives of 1969.” The series of talks, which will feature speeches from professors at Yale University, The Free University of Berlin and several other institutions, will address a range of topics including student activism, black political thought, anti-Vietnam war protests and the implications of 1960s social movements on the world today.


Gov. Sununu vetoed two bills passed by the Democratic-controlled state legislature on the issue of voting registration.

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Sununu vetoes Democratic-backed voting bills

August 9, 2019 12:06am

Governor Chris Sununu has vetoed House Bills 105 and 106, two bills that would repeal recently-passed voter registration restrictions in New Hampshire. Both chambers of the Democratic-controlled state legislature are expected to meet in September to attempt to override the governor’s veto. 


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Student accessibility services at College to see changes in fall

August 4, 2019 3:06pm

As the national demand for student accessibility services increases, so have efforts to make Dartmouth more accommodating for students with disabilities. This fall, several students will launch Access Dartmouth, a group advocating for disabled students at the College. The Student Accessibility Services Office is also working on implementing a new data management system and expanding its current testing centers.


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College holds biomass plant forum, responds to criticism

August 2, 2019 1:24am

At a forum originally intended to seek feedback on potential locations for the College’s proposed biomass heating facility, discussion driven by attendees largely centered on the facility’s potential environmental impacts. On Wednesday evening, vice president for institutional projects Joshua Keniston led the presentation with approximately 70 community members and Upper Valley residents in attendance at Filene Auditorium. 


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Hanover sets date for hearing to deliberate new excavation plan

July 19, 2019 11:01am

The town of Hanover will hold a formal public hearing on July 23 to deliberate on the College’s request to amend the west end construction site plan after an excavation error halted construction of the new Center for Engineering and Computer Science earlier this month, according to Hanover town manager Julia Griffin.