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Dartmouth graduate student Farah Salam, of Wallingford, Conn., speaks with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., after Sanders spoke on campus in Hanover, N.H., on Oct. 23, 2014, to a group of students and supporters, especially encouraging students to vote in this fall's election. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Sanders Visits Dartmouth To Urge Votes Against GOP

Friday, October 24, 2014

Hanover — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tried to rally the Dartmouth College community Thursday to vote against Republicans in next month’s elections, telling the 60 people in attendance that turnout among young people was crucial for progressive causes. The 2014 midterm elections, he said, “will determine whether the right-wing Republicans” will increase their majority in the U.S. House of …

Big Green Picked 6th in Ivy League Poll

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s men’s basketball team was picked to finish sixthin the Ivy League’s preseason poll on Wednesday. For the second straight year, Harvard was the unanimous pick to win the conference title. Yale was second in the poll, with Columbia third and Princeton fourth. Brown is pegged for fifth, while Penn is slated for seventh and Cornell eighth. The only differences …

Dartmouth Graduate Friel Helping NFL to Change Its Approach to Domestic Abuse Reports, Penalties

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hanover — The words jumped off the screen with the impact of a crushing blind-side tackle. The video is about domestic violence. The speaker is former NFL defensive tackle Joe Ehrmann. “Imagine this is your loved one,” he tells the group. “What would you do?” The 32 men in the audience for this …

Undocumented at Dartmouth College: New Student Group Offers Support for Immigrants

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hanover — Even in privileged circumstances — say, while studying at Dartmouth College — life as an undocumented immigrant can be frightening and uncertain. For Oscar Cornejo, a sophomore from Illinois, it began at age 5, when his …

Efforts to Reform Immigration Policy Have Faltered

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Immigration has been a hotly contested issue in recent years, touched off in 2006 by a proposal from then-President George W. Bush to grant undocumented immigrants “guest-worker” status. Subsequently, Bush was a proponent both of stronger policing of the border and of a path to citizenship for unauthorized …

An Emphasis on Community

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hanover — Upper Valley and Dartmouth Jewish communities converged on Dartmouth College’s campus Saturday in observance of the Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur. “If there’s one day a year a Jew would go to services, this would …

Big Green Cruises in Ivy Opener

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College football team opened its Ivy League season with a victory Saturday for the first time since 2007, its 31-13 triumph over Pennsylvania snapping a six-game losing streak to the Quakers and boosting the …

New Lodging Expands Upper Valley’s Hospitality Offerings

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Lebanon — As one hotel in the Route 120 corridor nears completion, another — which was originally green-lighted in January 2011 — is still awaiting a building permit and its developers are requesting more time to obtain one. …

Scabies Scare At DHMC

Friday, October 3, 2014

Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center officials say about 200 employees, patients and visitors of the hospital’s Hematology/Oncology unit may have been exposed to scabies, a non-life-threatening skin condition. DHMC officials have said a patient came into the unit …

Dartmouth Junior Has NFL Bloodlines, NFL Dreams

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Hanover — A.J. Zuttah wants to make it to the NFL. First, however, he and his Dartmouth College football teammates have to get past visiting Pennsylvania on Saturday. The Big Green (1-1) has lost 15 of its last …

Sex Assault, Liquor Arrest Reports Rise at Dartmouth College

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Hanover — While the annual campus crime statistics released by Dartmouth College on Wednesday show that reports of forcible sex offenses and alcohol violations spiked last year, college officials said the numbers don’t indicate an overall increase in incidences of high-risk behavior. Dartmouth’s 2014 Annual Security Report discloses …

A Plan for Success: First-Year Dartmouth Coach Used to Building Winners

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Hanover — There’s a sizable difference between coaching in the Big Ten and guiding the Big Green, but first-year Dartmouth College women’s soccer coach Ron Rainey appears to have little doubt he’s landed in the right spot. The …

Ex-CIA Official Talks Security

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Hanover — A former deputy and acting director of the CIA was introduced as “the most interesting man in the world” to a packed auditorium at Dartmouth College during a public conversation on Tuesday afternoon in Hanover. Daniel …