Manasi Singh

Manasi ('24) is from Cincinnati, Ohio. She plans on majoring in anthropology modified with global health, on the pre-health track. At The Dartmouth, she writes for news and Mirror.


This year's light display took place on Gold Coast lawn. 


Dartmouth celebrates Diwali

This past Saturday, Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and other religious groups around the world celebrated the holiday of Diwali. On campus, Dartmouth’s Hindu student organization Shanti celebrated with a prayer and a celebration, though the event was notably smaller this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Election Week Blues: Students Reflect on Politics, Classes and Community

During election week, many Dartmouth students struggled to cope with an extended period of uncertainty. As they waited for ballots to slowly trickle in, students also had to manage the stress that comes with week eight of fall term. Some relied on friends and avoided social media to manage anxiety, while others found comfort in staying informed on vote counts. And while some students are hopeful about the future, others remain worried.

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Local Election Day voting proceeds smoothly, Hanover turnout matches 2016

Carefully planned COVID-19 guidelines ensured smooth in-person voting experiences on Election Day in Hanover and surrounding towns. Aside from early morning lines, wait times did not differ significantly from previous years, even with precautions such as temperature checks and voting booth sanitization.



Linda Behnken ’84 wins Heinz Award

Linda Behnken ’84, a commercial fisherman and executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association, has received the Heinz Family Foundation’s Heinz Award in the Environment for her work in sustainable fishing and environmental conservation.

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Dating Apps, Zoom and GroupMe: Dartmouth’s New Social Culture

Despite restrictions on social interactions, Dartmouth students are finding new ways to connect this term. Some are sticking with more familiar ways of meeting new people, but others are making the most of any and all online platforms to connect with others during a socially distanced time.



DOC trips see major changes, high demand

Though ’24s spent the first two weeks of the term largely stuck in their dorms, many have used the post-quarantine period as a time to get outside and explore the area. The Dartmouth Outing Club has offered a wide range of outdoor trips that have been filling up fast.