Emily Lu




Stony Brook professor Jason Barabas ’93 named director of Rockefeller Center

Following a year-long international search, the College announced on Wednesday that Stony Brook University political science professor Jason Barabas ’93 has been appointed director of the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy. Barabas currently directs the master’s program in public policy at Stony Brook and will begin his position at Dartmouth, where he will also teach as a government professor, on July 1.

The economic downturn has hurt businesses up and down Main Street.


Alumni, students support Dirt Cowboy with online coffee bean orders

Students and alumni have rallied to support Dirt Cowboy Cafe — a Hanover coffee shop struggling during the coronavirus shutdown — by ordering coffee beans online. After a spike in orders across the country, owner Tom Guerra said that he was able to rehire two full-time employees and catch up on rent. 

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Some students to work remotely this summer, others left jobless

Dartmouth students depend on summer internships as sources of income, housing and work experience, often with the hopes of obtaining a return offer for post-graduation work. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many in-person internships offered through the College and elsewhere have transitioned to remote opportunities, while other programs were shortened or canceled entirely.   



Online instruction brings new security concerns

When University of California, Los Angeles student Jessica Jackson attended her astronomy course’s first Zoom lecture, she said an interruption from a stranger throwing around racial slurs “was the last thing on anyone’s mind.”