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Dartmouth College alumnus Budd Schulberg in an undated photograph. Dartmouth is holding a symposium next week aimed at clarifying the late screenwriter and novelist's place in American letters and culture. (Courtesy Dartmouth College Library)

The Measure of a Writer

Friday, October 31, 2014

In December 1935, Budd Schulberg, a Dartmouth College junior and editor-in-chief of the daily paper The Dartmouth , traveled from Hanover some 60 miles west to Proctor, Vt., near Rutland, to report on a strike by men who worked the quarries for the Proctor Marble Company. The 110 strikers, Poles, Swedes, Irish, Italians and Mexicans, Schulberg wrote in The Dartmouth , were “desperate, no longer patient with equivocal leaders.” Their anger at their low wages, and the conditions in which they worked and their families lived, had lit a match to their discontent. In impassioned prose, Schulberg wrote that “a visit to the strike area …

Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Visits Dartmouth

Friday, October 31, 2014

Hanover — In the eyes of Julian Bond, icon of the American civil rights movement, our education on social justice in the 1960s shouldn’t consist of only four words — “I have a dream” — and two people, Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. “Neither those words nor those people are the …

Dartmouth’s Stadium Ready for a Facelift

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Hanover — When thousands of spectators crowd into Memorial Field for Saturday’s football game between Dartmouth College and Harvard, they will be witness not only to a clash of the Ivy League’s co-leaders, but to one of the last contests played in the stadium’s current confines. The Big Green hosts Brown on Nov. …

Dartmouth Lineman Is Hard to Handle

Friday, October 17, 2014

H anover — The massive tackle slammed his hands into Cody Fulleton’s chest Wednesday, attempting to halt the defensive end’s outside rush during Dartmouth College football practice. In a counter move, however, Fulleton chopped downward with a heavily-tape …

VA Seeks Personnel Nationwide

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Lebanon — Caregiver shortages that have forced veterans to wait for care from the Veterans Health Administration are early indicators of a more general problem in health care, the Cabinet secretary who oversees the 340,000-employee medical care system …

Local Roundup: Sharon Improves to 13-0

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Sharon — The regular season has provided little difficulty for the Sharon Academy boys soccer team this fall. But the Phoenix is waiting until the postseason starts before worrying about any difficulty that may be waiting. Tanner James …

Dartmouth Football Charges Back to Knock Off Yale

Sunday, October 12, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Late in the fourth quarter and during a tie football game Saturday, Dartmouth College guard Niko Mamula suffered a leg injury that left him lying on his back and howling in pain. After a …

Novelist Bids a Cherished Character Farewell

Friday, October 10, 2014

On a warm fall morning three weeks into the new academic year at Dartmouth, veteran creative-writing professor Ernest Hebert searches the bookshelves of his office at Sanborn Hall for a copy of his first novel. There: About collarbone-high …

Mt. Ascutney Renovations OK’d

Friday, October 10, 2014

Montpelier — The state’s Green Mountain Care Board met Thursday and readily approved Mt. Ascutney Hospital & Health Center’s plan to spend $6 million on renovations — but only after pausing to reflect on the adequacy of the …

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 …