Maggie Doyle


Pong has evolved gradually over time, becoming an ingrained tradition at Dartmouth for both students who do and do not choose to drink.


The History of Pong: A Dartmouth Tradition

Once upon a time, some Dartmouth fraternity brothers playing table tennis rested their mugs of beer on the table while they played. A few stray ping pong balls landed in the cups by divine accident, until someone proposed that it was more fun to aim for the mugs of beer themselves. 


The Elusive Foco Playlist: An Investigation

It was a Sunday around 8 p.m., and I was walking out of the Class of 1953 Commons, the dining hall known to Dartmouth students as “Foco,” with a friend after a warm dinner. As we were about to step outside, she paused and exclaimed, “Oh my God, what?! They’re playing ‘Colder Weather.’ Why is the Foco playlist going to make me cry?” 


Seven Treasures of Rauner Special Collections Library

Rauner Special Collection Library is, in a way, its own hidden gem. It’s not one of the more popular study spaces on campus, because of its limited space and hours, but it houses a plethora of rare and valuable artifacts most Dartmouth students, myself included, know nothing about. 


Happy Divorce Day?

When we think of the milestones, most people think of birthdays, graduation, marriage — significant and recognizable turning points in our lives.