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Foreign study programs offered by the College consistently feature higher GPAs than on-campus classes.

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Study abroad programs see higher grades, per College report

October 2, 2019 10:09pm

For the past decade, the average GPA in classes taken on language study abroad programs, language study abroad plus programs and foreign study programs has been significantly higher than the average GPA in classes taken on campus, according to an internal College report obtained by The Dartmouth. 


"West Bucks" are offered in a variety of colors and denominations.

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West House offers snack bar currency at community events

October 2, 2019 10:00pm

The West House executive board recently reintroduced “West Bucks,” a form of currency that West House residents may receive at select house community events that can be exchanged for food at the student-run “Snack Shack.” As a continuation of an initiative that began last spring, West Bucks has seen a number of improvements since its inception.


Greek organizations can no longer receive funding from the GLC to host student performance groups.

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GLC cuts funding to houses for student group performances

September 30, 2019 10:04pm

The Greek Leadership Council will no longer allocate funds for Greek organizations to host student performance groups, according to GLC president James Park ’20. The now-terminated funding policy used to provide $150 to Greek houses to host student performance groups, Park said. 


The College's endowment saw a return rate of 7.5 percent in the last fiscal year.

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Dartmouth's endowment growth in line with peer institutions

September 30, 2019 9:59pm

A diverse class of assets and positive private equity returns were key factors in the growth of the College’s endowment to an all-time high of $5.7 billion in the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment returned a net 7.5 percent, marking a small decrease from last fiscal year’s return of 12.2 percent.


The campus group Movement Against Violence recently announced that its programming was being absorbed into the Sexual Violence Prevention Project.

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New sexual assault prevention program unveiled for first-years

September 27, 2019 12:39am

The campus group Movement Against Violence announced on Wednesday that its programming is being absorbed into the Sexual Violence Prevention Project, with MAV no longer “existing in name.” Starting this fall, SVPP will take over all sexual violence prevention programming for undergraduate students, including MAV’s facilitated discussions and first-year programming


The former house of Sig Ep fraternity will be occupied by residents of the Thought Project LLC this school year.

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Thought Project LLC adjusts to life in former Sig Ep house

September 26, 2019 10:42pm

Unlike most residents in Dartmouth’s living learning communities, upperclassmen residents of the Thought Project Living Learning Community moved into a locale a little different from the McLaughlin cluster this fall: 11 Webster Avenue, the former house of Sigma Phi Epsilon, a fraternity de-recognized by the College in 2018.