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Spanish Professor Elizabeth Polli debuts her video series,

Spanish professor presents video series

Kawakahi Amina / The Dartmouth Staff Spanish professor Elizabeth Polli, the director of Dartmouth's Spanish Language Program, premiered her educational video series "Entre Amigos" Thursday evening in Dartmouth Hall.

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The Inter-Community Council, La Unidad Latina and Lambda Upsilon Lambda fraternity hosted the second annual Free Speech Forum in Tindle Lounge Monday night.

Director of Nature Conservancy's Sustainable Waters Program Brian Richter speaks to the Filene Auditorium audience Friday.

Rockefeller Center hosts discussion on future of fresh water

ADRIAN MUNTEANU / The Dartmouth Staff Director of the Global Water Policy Project Sandra Postel outlined global water problems and offered potential solutions to them to a packed audience in Filene Auditorium on Friday. The discussion, co-sponsored by the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Nature Conservancy, focused on current freshwater supply issues, the future of the earth's freshwater supply, and proactive step towards freshwater resourcefulness worldwide. "Water is the basis of life.

Activist Frances Moore Lappe, the writer of 15 books including

Activist links hunger and obesity

Kawakahi Amina / The Dartmouth Staff Writer and activist Frances Moore Lappe laid blame on American attitudes and corporations in a speech on the human causes of world hunger and obesity in Filene Auditorium on Monday. The discussion, attended by approximately 30 Dartmouth students and faculty, as well as Hanover residents, focused primarily on the importance of individual initiative in resolving world hunger and obesity.

ORL to offer 'gender-neutral' rooms in fall

The Office of Residential Life will offer "gender-neutral" housing - housing that will allow students of the opposite sex to live together - beginning in the 2007 Fall term.

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According to a recent poll reported on the New Hampshire Union Leader's website, a majority of survey participants oppose same-sex civil unions.

NSF funds grad study for nine alums

The National Science Foundation recently awarded funding to nine Dartmouth alumni for graduate study. The NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program grants the research fellowships to 1,000 people annually and will provide funding that supports recipients for three years.

Dartmouth women look at expectations for females

A group composed mostly of Dartmouth women gathered at Casque and Gauntlet senior society Monday night to discuss an article that appeared last Sunday in The New York Times, focusing on the pressures of college admissions and high school women. The article -- "For Girls, It's Be Yourself, and Be Perfect, Too" by Sara Rimer -- follows the daily life of 17-year-old Esther Mobley, a top student at a top public high school in the Boston suburb of Newton.

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