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Shontay Delalue named senior vice president and senior diversity officer

February 11, 2021 2:15am

On Feb. 4, the College announced that Shontay Delalue will serve as the College’s senior vice president and senior diversity officer, the administration’s point person on equity and inclusion. Delalue, who currently serves as the vice president for institutional equity and diversity at Brown University, will assume her role on July 1.


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Hop to undergo $75 million expansion

February 10, 2021 1:36pm

Dartmouth has commissioned architecture company Snøhetta to lead an expansion of the Hopkins Center for the Arts. Dubbed “the Hop project,” the initiative aims to raise approximately $75 million for its construction and related programming, $25 million of which has already been amassed.  


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Students disappointed, ‘not surprised’ by restricted Commencement plans

February 8, 2021 2:10am

Reactions have been mixed in the wake of the College’s decision to hold an in-person Commencement for the Class of 2021, restricted only to graduating students. Members of the Class of 2020, who will now have to wait at least through this year to celebrate together after their in-person ceremony was postponed indefinitely, said they had expected the announcement. 


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Skiway sees busy season despite COVID-19 restrictions

February 8, 2021 2:05am

Since reopening for business on Dec. 28, the Dartmouth Skiway has been busy, as students and locals jump at the opportunity to get outside. Even as the Skiway copes with staffing shortages and COVID-19 protocols, management reports that operations are going smoothly.


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Upper Valley Eateries and Retail cooperative to offer local delivery service

February 5, 2021 2:15am

Hungry Hanover residents will soon have a new means of supporting their favorite local restaurants. To help brave the colder months, local businesses Boloco, Lou’s and Murphy’s on the Green have banded together to form the Upper Valley Eateries and Retail cooperative, which will offer delivery services through a mobile “UVER” app.


Former President Donald Trump's bid to appoint Michael Ellis '06 as the top NSA lawyer was met with criticism from several government officials. 

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Trump NSA general counsel appointee Michael Ellis ’06 placed on leave

February 5, 2021 2:10am

On the eve of President Joe Biden’s inauguration, former President Donald Trump appointed Michael Ellis ’06 to serve as the top lawyer for the National Security Administration — a typically apolitical role. Trump’s midnight bid to appoint Ellis, who has led a controversial career as White House senior director for intelligence and senior associate counsel to Trump, drew immediate criticism from government officials and experts, and the Biden administration has since placed Ellis on leave pending an investigation into his selection for the role.