Kate Lyon


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Greek houses slow to gain DASH access for laundry

The Dartmouth Card website explicitly boasts of the many uses of the DASH Discretionary account, with laundry foremost among them. "The DASH Discretionary account is your key to on-campus life.


Alum's book shares college success secrets

While most college guides focus on the struggle to get into highly selective universities, a Dartmouth alumnus has penned a book advising college students on how to get the most out of school once they get there. Calvin Newport '04 explains how to maximize the college experience, both in and out of the classroom, in his new book "How to Win at College: Surprising Secrets from the Country's Top Students." "How to Win at College," which consists of 75 tried-and-true tips from college students who have succeeded at their respective schools, offers an alternative approach to the plethora of books on how to survive college.



Squabble colors trustee election

As the end of trustee election campaign period draws near, some alumni and former trustees have formed Alumni for a Strong Dartmouth, a controversial third-party group that has been accused of undermining traditional campaign regulations. With less than a month remaining in the campaign period, the group has endorsed the four candidates nominated by the Alumni Council over the two petition candidates currently on the ballot. The organization has come under attack recently for questionable third-party campaigning activity.


Theta Delt, Tri-Delt placed on probation

Theta Delta Chi fraternity and Delta Delta Delta sorority will be placed on 12 weeks and four weeks of probation respectively for their roles in alleged new member hazing events during the Fall term, the College announced on Thursday. In a statement posted online, Dean of the College James Larimore detailed the results of a Feb.



College investigates Tri-Delt, TDX hazing

Representatives from Theta Delta Chi fraternity and Delta Delta Delta sorority will appear in a closed hearing before the Organizational Adjudication Committee Thursday to face College charges of misconduct that allegedly occurred during the fall pledge term. Police investigated both organizations for the duration of Fall term, but the houses were cleared of criminal charges in early January. Today's hearing is a continuation of the College's own investigation, suspended when Dartmouth uncovered information that potentially violated the New Hampshire state hazing statute and then reported the findings to the Hanover Police Department, in accordance with state law. According to Hanover Police, Tri-Delt pledges were required to perform a provocative dance for Theta Delt members, but the act did not involve nudity or touching.



College competes in recycling challenge

For many Dartmouth students, the introduction to recycling begins when they receive their Environmental Conservation Organization mugs at the beginning of freshman trips.