Coalter Palmer


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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.

No students attempted to touch the Homecoming bonfire this year.


Homecoming sees one arrest, bonfire proceeded as planned

No students attempted to touch this year’s Homecoming bonfire, marking the second year without major bonfire incidents. Additionally, the College saw fewer Good Sam incidents than past years and only one arrest, according to interim director of Safety and Security Keysi Montás and Hanover police chief Charlie Dennis.