Allison Wachen

Allison (’22) is writer for The Dartmouth who covers campus and student life related news. She hails from the D.C. metropolitan area and is a psychology and government double major with an interest in consumer behavior and business.


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Q&A: Fed Challenge winners discuss historic win and COVID-19 economy

On Nov. 20, a team of Dartmouth students won the 17th annual national College Fed Challenge for the first time in the College’s 10 years of participation in the competition. The competition, which is organized by the Federal Reserve, takes place in two parts: a 15-minute scripted presentation in which students role-play as members of the Fed’s Federal Open Market Committee and provide a monetary policy recommendation, and a question and answer session about their recommendation in front of a panel of judges, who are members of the Fed.






Members of Delta Sigma Theta sorority pose for a group photo in front of Dartmouth Hall.

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NextGen NH and Delta Sigma Theta sorority host virtual Juneteenth discussion panel

In honor of Juneteenth — a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. — members of Delta Sigma Theta sorority participated in a Zoom discussion on Friday hosted by NextGen New Hampshire, the state wing of the national nonprofit and political action committee NextGen America. During the event, panelists discussed topics ranging from the significance of the holiday to the experiences of Black women at the College. 


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Salt Hill Pub closes Hanover location, cites COVID-19

Salt Hill Pub’s Hanover location has permanently closed, according to a June 2 announcement from the restaurant and bar. It will join The Skinny Pancake, Morano Gelato and several other Hanover eateries as one of the latest in a series of downtown Hanover closures tied to the COVID-19 pandemic.