Caitlin McCarthy


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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. 

The War and Peace Fellows visited Jerusalem during the trip.


Students learn lessons in counterterrorism in Middle East trip

Over winter break, 12 students in the War and Peace Fellows Program — a program run through the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding that allows students to directly interact with leaders in government and foreign policy — traveled to Israel and the West Bank for a “field seminar” in counterterrorism.