Abigail Mihaly



Archaeological dig at Baker-Berry unearths Hanover history

The archaeological excavation outside of Baker-Berry Library has come to a close, and buildings and grounds have filled the holes, following a more than two-week dig that involved Dartmouth students, professors and community volunteers. The team found a range of artifacts, from false teeth to a gold ring to a bone-handled knife.



Dinesh D'Souza '83's lecture at the College sparks protests

On Monday evening, Dinesh D’Souza ’83 spoke at an event sponsored by the Dartmouth Republicans and the Young America Foundation. Over 200 people attended the event, and dozens of students and community members protested the speech through song, chants and signs. The event, part of Young America Foundation’s 10-campus “Dinesh D’Souza tour: Fake History Debunked,” took place in Filene Auditorium.

Dartmouth students reflect on their sense of safety after shooting

Following Friday night’s shooting on School Street, many Dartmouth students no longer feel safe in Hanover. Carlos Polanco ’21 said that for many who come from areas where gun violence is common, “Hanover was an escape from that.” He added that before Friday, he considered Hanover a “bubble of safety” and that Friday’s shooting “shattered” this idea and caused him to re-evaluate how he felt on campus. “For many people, [the shooting] was a wakeup call to the fact that Dartmouth is not an isolated bubble from the rest of the world,” Jennifer West ’20 said. Mariana Peñaloza ’22 said that she, too thought she left violence behind when she came to Dartmouth.


One injured and no arrests made in shooting on School Street

A 19-year-old male non-Dartmouth student was shot Friday night near the Christian Science Reading Room, located at 1 School Street. Hanover dispatch received the medical call around 9:45 p.m. The victim was taken to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and is in stable condition.


Kyle Janeczek remembered for ability to connect with others

A loyal friend and family member to many in his community at home and at Dartmouth, Kyle Janeczek, a second-year student at the Geisel School of Medicine, made an impact on everyone who came in contact with him. “He made you feel like you were the most important thing in the world,” said Geisel roommate and friend Brent Bates Med’20. Janeczek, 25, passed away on Oct.