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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 …

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 …

Rape Trial Deliberations Begin

Thursday, March 27, 2014

UPDATE: The jury reached a verdict Thursday afternoon. Read more at this link. ∎ North Haverhill — The jury began deliberations late Wednesday afternoon in the trial of Parker C. Gilbert, the former Dartmouth College student accused of …

This Is Spring? Weather Forces High School Teams to Improvise

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The calendar says spring; the schedule says play ball. Mother Nature says fat chance. Welcome to the spring sports season in the Upper Valley — if you can call it that. Area teams on both sides of the …

2 Charges Dismissed at Rape Trial

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

North Haverhill — A judge has dismissed two of the seven felony charges against the former Dartmouth College student charged with raping a fellow student last spring. After prosecutors had concluded their case on Tuesday, the defense team made a motion to have all the charges against Parker …

Holly Holy

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Manager Kim DeLong prunes a holy basil plant, considered sacred in India, in the Murdough Greenhouses in Dartmouth College’s Life Sciences Building in Hanover on Monday. Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Nurse Gives Testimony at Rape Trial

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

North Haverhill — The nurse who examined the Dartmouth College student who alleges she was raped by a classmate last May testified on Monday about the results of the evaluation. Monday was the sixth day of the trial of former Dartmouth student Parker C. Gilbert, who is charged …

Gauthier Hit Pushes Big Green

Monday, March 24, 2014

Lawrence, Kan. — Sophomore Adam Gauthier stroked a two-out single in the 10th inning to score junior Bo Patterson from second base, sending the visiting Dartmouth College baseball team to a 3-2 victory over No. 18 Kansas on Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark. Tied at two entering the 10th, …

Detective Testifies At Rape Trial

Saturday, March 22, 2014

North Haverhill — A Hanover police detective testified Friday that the Dartmouth College student who alleges she was raped by a classmate told police when interviewed that she wasn’t “forceful” with verbal protests during the alleged assault. On the trial’s fifth day, Hanover Police Capt. Frank Moran was …

Kearney Wins 4th Straight World Cup Title

Saturday, March 22, 2014

La Plagne, France — The tightest World Cup moguls campaign of her career ended in championship fashion for Norwich’s Hannah Kearney in the French Alps on Friday. Nursing a five-point lead on her sole rival for season discipline …