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Geisel School of Medicine student Mazin Abdelghany celebrates after hearing his placement into an internal medicine program of his choice while his siblings, Hadi, 14, left, and Leena, 15, share in his excitement during the Geisel Match Day ceremony at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., on March 20, 2015. 
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The Life of a Resident Doctor

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lebanon — During Kevin Koo’s hardest day as a resident at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, he sat in a conference room with the family of a critically ill patient as they debated which, if any, invasive medical steps should be taken to keep their loved one alive through the coming night. “In that moment I had to call on all of …

Suits Allege D-H Failure to Accommodate

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Some recent lawsuits have alleged that Dartmouth-Hitchcock failed to provide proper accommodations for residents with disabilities that included amnesia, lupus and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and illegally dismissed them from the program. In April 2014, after a four-day jury trial, Judge William Sessions of the U.S. District Court in Burlington dismissed a 4-year-old lawsuit by Jennifer Connors, a former Dartmouth-Hitchcock psychiatry resident who …

Big Green’s Winless Start Continues

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s lacrosse team plunged deeper into unfamiliar territory Saturday, its 9-7 loss to Southern California dropping its record to 0-8 and setting a program record of the same length for consecutive setbacks. The Big Green twice trailed by three goals before pulling within 8-7 with eight minutes to …

Colgate Ends Dartmouth’s Season

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Hamilton, n.y. — The Dartmouth College men’s hockey team’s season ended Saturday with a 3-2 loss at Colgate that allowed the Raiders to capture the teams’ ECAC quarterfinal, best-of-three series, two games to none. The Big Green has not reached the conference semifinals since the 2010-11 campaign, while …

Big Green Drops Game 1 of ECAC Quarterfinals

Friday, March 13, 2015

Hamilton, n.y. — The Dartmouth College men’s hockey team lost to Colgate, 3-1, Friday in the opener of the teams’ ECAC second round playoff series. The result means the Big Green must win tonight to extend its season and the best-of-three series. The No. 16 Raiders are 2-0-1 …

Dartmouth’s Devin Buffalo Not Your Typical Third-String Goalie

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Hanover — Devin Buffalo rose from his seat on a padded training table outside the Dartmouth College men’s hockey locker room Monday and extended his hand. “Thanks for telling my story,” the freshman goaltender said, and headed off …

Democrats Discuss Health Reforms

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Hartland — About 20 people responded to a call from the Windsor County Democratic Committee and gathered in Damon Hall Monday evening to discuss how to keep the banner of health care reform raised during a period of state budget deficits and public skepticism fueled by the woes …

Dartmouth To Enforce Liquor Ban

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Hanover — Stiff sanctions will soon take effect for students and organizations found in violation of Dartmouth College’s new ban on hard liquor, college officials announced last week. After March 28, undergraduates caught drinking or in possession of alcohol over 30 proof, or 15 percent alcohol, likely will …

A 56-Year Wait Ends: Dartmouth Men’s Hoop Going to Postseason

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s basketball team will be a postseason participant for the first time in 56 years, the school announced Monday. The Big Green has accepted a bid to the 32-team CollegeInsider.com tournament, becoming eligible …

Local & Regional Briefs: Monday, March 9

Monday, March 9, 2015

Tuition Increase of 2.9 % Approved for Dartmouth Hanover — The Dartmouth College Board of Trustees last week approved a 2.9 percent rise in tuition for the 2015-16 academic year, the same increment as between last year and the current year, according to a college news release. The …

Local Roundup: KUA Toppled In NEPSAC Finale

Monday, March 9, 2015

Windsor, Conn. — The Kimball Union Academy girls basketball team’s bid to retain its New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class C championship came up short in Sunday’s regional tournament title game, as Connecticut’s Hamden Hall denied the Wildcats in a 69-52 decision. KUA (20-7) was making its …

Dental Insurer Cuts Reimbursement

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Norwich — Northeast Delta Dental, faced with growing competition and the prospect of losing premium-sensitive individual consumers, this year implemented a 4 percent cut in the fee schedule it uses to reimburse most dentists in New Hampshire and Vermont. “Our prices stopped being competitive,” said Tom Raffio, chief …

Big Green Sweeps Out Princeton; Colgate Up Next

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Hanover — The ECAC slaps a surcharge on ticket prices for its postseason men’s hockey tournament, but few if any fans were complaining at Thompson Arena on Saturday after Dartmouth College eked out a 2-0 victory over Princeton. …