Samantha Stern



Greek houses adjust to new concepts of gender

Amarna Founded in 1994, the undergraduate society Amarna takes its name from a city in ancient Egypt founded by Akhenaten’s wife, Queen Nefertiti, Amarna’s president Breanna McHugh ’17 said.

Town hall discusses survey amid reaction over tenure decisions

Around 250 students, faculty, staff and community members attended a town hall yesterday where executive vice president of the College Rick Mills, chief financial officer Mike Wagner, vice provost for academic affairs Denise Anthony and Provost Carolyn Dever spoke about the results of the Dartmouth Community Study and fielded audience questions on diversity, inclusivity and transparency in the tenure process.

Astronomy department hosts viewing

Rather than snapping selfies, students pulled out their iPhones to capture an image of Mercury’s transit of the sun, reflected by projection telescopes on the Green yesterday morning. Mercury’s transit occurs once every five to 10 years, and its next one is set to take place in 2019.

Matt Olsen to speak at the Dickey Center today

In a discussion today with Dickey Center for International Understanding director Daniel Benjamin, former National Counterterrorism Center director and former General Counsel of the National Security Agency Matt Olsen will address the nature of the threats the United States currently faces and convey measures the government is taking to counter those threats. Olsen is this year’s Class of 1950 Senior Foreign Affairs Fellow.

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Final Assembly debate talks budget, apathy and inclusivity

The second Student Assembly debate this afternoon largely focused on the role of the Assembly on campus, student body apathy towards the governing body and the details of the “Moving Dartmouth Forward” policy initiative. Six Assembly presidential candidates and four vice presidential candidates participated.

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Assembly debate focuses on Greek life

This year’s first debate for Student Assembly presidential and vice presidential candidates focused on the Greek system, although questions also addressed the candidates' leadership experience and initiatives.

Student Assembly candidates discuss platforms

Seven students announced their candidacy for 2016 Student Assembly president early Saturday afternoon. Joby Bernstein ’17, Sean Cann ’17, Aaron Cheese ’18, Nick Harrington ’17, Ben Packer ’17 and Shiv Sethi ’17 are vying for the role in an unusually crowded field.