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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 youthful exuberance,” Hanlon said in prepared remarks …

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 of the traditional first-leg discipline of swimming, the triathlon was to include a canoeing segment …

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 early Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The flood stage of the river is …

Pitching In: Dartmouth Arms Maturing, Waiting for Bats to Catch Up

Friday, April 4, 2014

Hanover — Bob Whalen has reason to be proud. His Dartmouth College baseball team is coming off a 15-5 Ivy League season that netted a sixth straight Red Rolfe Division title. The team was one of the top-hitting …

Bobcats Ruin Dartmouth Baseball Opener With Long Ball

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Hanover — Quinnipiac launched four home runs over the Biondi Park fences to spoil the Dartmouth College baseball team’s home opener on Wednesday, using the long ball to earn an 11-5 win. Vincent Guglietti had the big day …

Students Confront President: Change Demanded At Dartmouth College

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Hanover — More than 30 students occupied Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon’s office on Tuesday afternoon, demanding a more detailed response on a student proposal to “eradicate systems of oppression” on campus. Senior Jillian Mayer said students delivered …

Dartmouth Softball Sweeps Tigers

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Staff Reports Princeton, n.j. — Junior Kristen Rumley excelled in the circle on Monday as the Dartmouth College softball team completed a four-game sweep of its opening Ivy League weekend with 1-0 and 4-1 defeats of Princeton at the Class of 1895 Field. Monday’s doubleheader made up for …

A Home for Students Who Served: Group Looks to Buy House For Vets Who Attend Dartmouth

Monday, March 31, 2014

Hanover — Military veterans could choose to live with former comrades-in-arms while attending Dartmouth College under a nonprofit group’s plan to buy a house for them to rent less than a mile from campus. With an anonymous pledge …

Dartmouth Cavalry Boys’ Ludicrous, Thrilling Civil War Exploits

Sunday, March 30, 2014

No frolic so slight ever won such glowing praise as the service of the Dartmouth Cavalry during the Civil War. Writers lauded these college men on horseback even for what they didn’t do. On class day at graduation …

Tuck in Transition: Longtime Dean Danos Announces Retirement Plans

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Hanover — When Paul Danos was recruited in 1995 to be its dean, the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth was losing its luster at a time when revolutionary changes were emerging in business and finance. “Tuck dropped …

Undefeated Cornell Steamrolls Dartmouth Lacrosse

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Hanover — Early in Saturday’s Ivy League men’s lacrosse game between Dartmouth and Cornell, a group of rowdy fraternity brothers filed into Scully-Fahey Field, taunting the No. 2 Big Red as they filed along the bleachers’ bottom row. …

Rape Trial Ends in Acquittal

Friday, March 28, 2014

North Haverhill — The foreman of the jury that found Parker C. Gilbert not guilty of sexually assaulting a Dartmouth College classmate said jurors were not swayed by the accuser’s account, which they found implausible. Rick Rogers, of …