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Anxiety and Anticipation: Kendal Residents, Upper Valley Community Respond to the College’s Reopening Plan

Without a single reported case of COVID-19, Hanover’s Kendal Retirement Community has been lucky in avoiding the reach of the pandemic so far. But with thousands of Dartmouth undergraduates soon to be returning to campus from all over the country and world — some likely to be traveling from infection hotspots — the possibility of spread to the town and to other vulnerable Upper Valley communities like Kendal has become a source of uneasiness.



Some Hanover restaurants offer outdoor dining, others remain closed

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold in New Hampshire and across the country, businesses in Hanover have struggled to adapt to an uncertain environment. While some Hanover businesses remain closed, others have been open for takeout, delivery or, most recently, outdoor dining.

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Gap years offer opportunities to explore passions, take a break

Each year, two- to three- dozen incoming students decide to postpone their matriculation to Dartmouth, opting to spend a year in between their senior year of high school and college working, volunteering, traveling or engaging in a combination of these experiences, according to director of admissions Paul Sunde.

Snackpass allows customers to purchase to-go orders from local restaurants.


Snackpass app builds a growing profile on campus

Since its introduction on campus in April, the food-ordering application Snackpass has continued to gain popularity in Hanover through its promotions as well as unorthodox advertising tactics that have included offering free gear, sponsoring student ambassadors, and throwing events such as a rave and “darty.” 

Students from PBPL 85, "Global Policy Leadership," traveled across Europe over winter break.


Students travel abroad over winter break for experiential programs

While the academic term concluded for most Dartmouth students by the end of the fall, several classes continued their studies abroad, traveling to various locations across the globe for on-the-ground experiential programs that immersed them in the political, economic and cultural fabric of the countries they visited.