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Dartmouth President Gets Mixed Review

Friday, April 18, 2014

Hanover — Students and alumni welcomed Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon’s call for reform and condemnation of “harmful behaviors,” but others questioned whether a committee will be able to solve problems on campus that some consider intractable. Hanlon addressed a hand-picked audience of students and faculty members on Wednesday during an unusual “presidential summit,” where he said Dartmouth’s reputation is being “hijacked” and made bold declarations. “It’s time for Dartmouth …

Dartmouth Wide Receiver Has Speedy Recovery

Friday, April 18, 2014

Hanover — One of the standouts of Dartmouth College spring football practice so far has been freshman receiver Jon Marc Carrier, a 5-foot-8 speedster who’s looked even more comfortable and confident than he did last fall, when he caught five passes for 58 yards and a touchdown and returned six kickoffs for an …

Dartmouth President Vows to Clean Up Campus Social Scene

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon Wednesday night held an unusual “presidential summit” with student leaders, faculty and selected alumni in a bid to change a culture on campus he said is tarring the Ivy League school’s image and future. “We can no longer allow this college to be held back by the few who wrongly hide harmful behaviors behind the illusion of …

Riverfest Hits Choppy Water

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Once again, weather conditions are wreaking havoc on the Ledyard Canoe Club’s Riverfest plans. For the second straight year, the paddlers club of Dartmouth College has canceled its triathlon intended to help kick off a weekend of festivities culminating in Sunday’s popular Mascoma River Slalom in Lebanon. Instead …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, April 15

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

West Lebanon Plazas Warned of Potential Flooding West Lebanon — Fire officials are alerting merchants, particularly those in the Upper Valley and Kmart plazas, of possible flooding this week. Due to snowmelt and predicted rainfall, the Connecticut River is expected to crest at 24.4 feet in West Lebanon …

Big Green Shows Some Grit, Takes Three of Four

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College baseball team passed a substantial gut check Sunday, displaying the necessary intestinal fortitude to tighten the Ivy League’s Rolfe Division race. After sweeping visiting Yale in a Saturday doubleheader, the Big Green fell, …

Meals on Wheels: Tuck School Students Serve Up Food, and Lessons in Business Management

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover — Two seniors at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth have rolled out a startup venture that is providing other students with nutritious fare along with a side of basic entrepreneurial principles. After more than a …

Dartmouth Softball Sweeps Yale, Is Undefeated in Ivies

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College softball team is halfway home in the Ivy League race and hasn’t lost yet. The latest steps came Saturday during a doubleheader sweep of Yale and courtesy of junior Kristen Rumley and freshman …

A Big Impression: Dartmouth’s Bloom Has Left His Mark

Friday, April 11, 2014

Hanover For years, if not decades, Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse players have earned a reputation as the athletic department’s loose cannons. Nearly 20 are members of one of the school’s most macho and demonstrative fraternities, and they’ve had …

Dartmouth Announces Anonymous $100 Million Donation

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College today is announcing an anonymous $100 million donation — a record amount for the school — that is meant to fund several of the initiatives launched by first-year President Phil Hanlon. Part of the donation is being dubbed a challenge grant with a goal …

Woodstock Boys Tennis Wins Season Opener in Great Indoors

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Woodstock — Spring high school sports all over the Upper Valley have had to make accommodations to get in workouts and games lately, given the late departure of winter. The Woodstock High boys tennis team did its part …

Back for More: Confident Big Green Hits the Field for Spring Practice

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Hanover — The last time we saw the Dartmouth College football team, its members were delighting in an upset of visiting Princeton during snow-globe conditions. As monstrous flakes fell on Memorial Field, the Big Green knocked the Tigers …

History, of the Most Unfortunate Sort: Dartmouth Baseball Swept at Home by Penn

Monday, April 7, 2014

Hanover — History was made inside Biondi Park at Red Rolfe Field on Sunday, but not the kind the Dartmouth College baseball team enjoyed. Spread around their dugout and the infield, the Big Green players watched the Penn …