Christine Huggins


Rodents irk residents in McLaughlin dormitories

Rebecca Davidson Wolf '10 and Alese Torres '10 were excited about their room in the newly-built McLaughlin Cluster, but that was before they discovered some unwanted roommates -- mice. "Last Wednesday, we saw droppings on my roommate's desk, but we thought maybe it was just dirt.

Members of the dean of the College search committee answered student and faculty questions about potential candidates on Wednesday evening.

Comm. fields questions about dean search

Asafu Suzuki / The Dartmouth Staff The dean of the College search committee held an open meeting on Wednesday evening in order to discuss the qualities that students and faculty members wish to see in Acting Dean of the College Dan Nelson's eventual successor. The spot is vacant due to the departure of former Dean of the College James Larimore, who resigned last year to assume the post of Dean of Students at Swarthmore College. The search committee for a new dean of College consists of several faculty members representing different departments and offices, as well as three student representatives.

Natalie Spaccarelli '07 contributes to the Home Plate no-waste initiative by scraping her plate clean and following the composting guidelines.

Home Plate aims to be waste free

Kawakahi Amina / The Dartmouth Staff Home Plate debuted this Fall term with a new waste sorting method, compostable cardboard to-go boxes, and brown, bleach-free napkins -- all in an attempt to make Dartmouth's dining facilities more sustainable. The no-waste project is the first of its kind at any university, according to Sustainability Director Jim Merkel, who was the driving force behind the changes.

Columnist Bruce Bartlett delivers a lecture Tuesday at the Rockefeller Center.

Prominent conservative critiques Bush

Asafu Suzuki / The Dartmouth Staff Students, professors and community members gathered at the Rockefeller Center Tuesday afternoon to hear conservative economist and syndicated columnist Bruce Bartlett speak. His lecture, entitled "Impostor: How George W.

'Women in Business' sends undergraduates to golf course

Women in Business will host its second annual golf outing this Saturday to introduce women to the game of golf, considered to be an excellent networking tool in the business world. Meghan Feely '08, one of the main organizers of "Golf & Business: Learning the Links," played golf in high school and soon realized that she not only loved the game but that it would be a useful skill to have later in life. "My interest in golf benefited out of my love of the game, but I soon realized there were other benefits.

Prof., MLK's daughter align to give speeches

In 1965, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Joshua Heschel, a Holocaust survivor and world-renowned Jewish theologian, marched for equality in Selma, Ala. That relationship forged over 40 years ago by Heschel and King, in a way symbolic of a bond between the Jewish-American and African-American communities, has continued even after their deaths with the friendship of their daughters.

Chamberlain '41 dies at 85 years

Associated Press Nobel Prize-winning physicist Owen Chamberlain '41 died of Parkinson's disease Tuesday at his home in Berkeley, California.

Republicans, Democrats square off

The Young Democrats and College Republicans clashed last night in a debate over issues such as tax cuts, energy policy and the role of the United Nations. Approximately 50 students attended the debate, which was moderated by government professor Ronald Shaiko.