Sean Connolly


Student candidates chalked campaign slogans around campus over the weekend.

Cunningham ’16 voted SA president, Dressel ’17 VP

Frank Cunningham ’16 has been elected Student Assembly president with 966 votes, and Julia Dressel ’17 has been elected vice president with 1,149 votes. This reflects 59 percent and 70 percent of voters, respectively.

Prospective members of the Class of 2019 mingle in Collis Common Ground

Dimensions of Dartmouth welcomes 150 prospective students today

An inch of snow coats the Green today as dozens of prospective students stroll along its muddy walkways for the first session of Dimensions of Dartmouth, an annual program that offers a slate of events for prospective students. The College will welcome approximately 350 guests this weekend, including 150 potential members of the Class of 2019, dean of admissions and financial aid Maria Laskaris said.

Thayer School joins White House initiative

Thayer School of Engineering has joined 120 other U.S. engineering schools as part of a White House initiative to transform engineering higher education to tackle substantial social problems. Thayer Dean and professor of engineering Joseph Helble said that initiative aims to tackle a wide array of national problems connected to renewable energy, medicine, health care and the environment.

Phil Hanlon, Carolyn Dever, Inge-Lise Ameer, Michael Mastanduno, Maria Laskaris, from left.

Administrators create policy, shape Dartmouth experience

Senior administrators are in charge of the decisions and initiatives that are responsible for creating students’ Dartmouth experiences. Due to recent high levels of administrative turnover — six senior positions in the administration have seen new leadership in the past year — keeping track of the various administrators can be difficult. These five administrators will directly impact on your time at the College.

Kappa Delta, Triangle House to open for fall

Soon the sight of fences, the sound of power tools and the bustle of construction workers around Kappa Delta sorority and the Triangle House, a living learning community focusing on LGBTQ issues, will be distant memories. Construction on both buildings is set to finish this month in time to allow for fall student occupancy, residential operations director Woody Eckels said.

Dirt Cowboy changes its hours

Staffing issues and problems stemming from longer evening shifts have narrowed the hours of Dirt Cowboy Café. The hours will remain irregular until September, owner Tom Guerra said.

Student reflection follows escalating Gaza conflict

As the crisis between Gaza and Israel enters its 15th day, having claimed more than 550 Gazan and 27 Israeli lives by The New York Times’ count, student religious groups and advisors along with campus activists have voiced concerns over the rising violence and human toll.

One-on-One with Matt Wefer

This week, recent graduate and sailing standout Matt Wefer ’14 and his partner Jordan Factor are competing in Athens, Greece in the 470 European Championship.The Dartmouth caught up with Wefer via Skype to check in on the regatta and his training regimen as he and his partner pursue their goal to represent the U.S. in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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