Colin Barry and Steven Orbuch


Hildreth alleges campaign sabotage

In a scandal that may rock Dartmouth's neck-and-neck race for Student Body President, a close friend of candidate Julia Hildreth '05 has alleged a BlitzMail hacker broke into her account and sent fake endorsement messages for Hildreth to much of the College's senior class. Rules set by the Election Planning and Advisory Committee prohibit mass-mailing, and some have speculated that an anonymous hacker has aimed to turn senior opinion against Hildreth or have Hildreth censured by EPAC. While EPAC officials were still investigating the incident Monday night, EPAC co-chair Stephanie Long '04 said the election might be scrapped later if the incident is linked to a specific candidate's supporters. Hildreth's friend and supporter Stella Treas '05 said she was checking her mail using the Netblitz computer program at around 8 p.m.

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