Caitlin McCarthy


Keggy the Keg made an appearance on stage at Phi Delta Alpha fraternity's Green Key concert last year.


Jack-O-Lantern, student business consider rights to “Keggy the Keg”

Keggy the Keg, the anthropomorphic keg and elusive unofficial Dartmouth mascot, has made occasional appearances at Green Key and on Nalgene bottles since its creation by members of the Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern in 2003. Following the Jack-O-Lantern’s “Save Keggy” campaign last spring, the keg has gained visibility among current students, prompting questions about who owns the rights to use the character in products and designs. 

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Dartmouth employees screened daily for COVID-19, precautions set to continue

As New Hampshire begins to reopen, Dartmouth is requiring mandatory temperature checks for all employees returning to work — just one step among many to keep up with state guidelines. As a decision about fall term looms, College leaders say it is “too early to tell” how state guidelines might impact the potential return of students.

Student assembly presidential and vice presidential candidates participated in a live debate Saturday evening.


A guide to the 2020 Student Assembly election

On Saturday, this year’s candidates for Student Assembly president and vice president went head to head in a live zoom debate to vie for students’ votes. Olivia Audsley ’21 and Cait McGovern ’21 are running for SA president, with María Teresa Hidalgo ’22 and Jonathan Briffault ’21 running for vice president as Audsley and McGovern’s running mates, respectively.


Two professors receive Guggenheim Fellowships

Two Dartmouth professors have been awarded Guggenheim Fellowships, an annual award recognizing achievements in the arts and sciences. The professors — earth sciences professor Mukul Sharma and geography professor Frank Magilligan — will receive grants to continue their research.

Jack Stinson is the owner of Stinson's Village Store.


Q&A with Stinson's Village Store owner Jack Stinson

Many people at the College know of as Jack Stinson as a Hanover fixture. The owner of Stinson’s Village Store and a common caterer for the College — such as for the First-Year Trips program — Stinson has seen Hanover and the College change and adapt over the last 40 years.

The panelists shared their experiences and knowledge about the New Hampshire primary.


Panel at Rockefeller Center evaluates New Hampshire primary

With all the buzz about the first-in-the-nation primary, three political experts — Ned Helms, Tom Rath ’67 and Andrew Smith ­— discussed the political phenomenon during a panel titled “Polls, Pundits and Predictions: Sizing Up the NH Presidential Primary Race” hosted by the Rockefeller Center on Wednesday.