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Dartmouth’s Panarchy Crowdfunds for House

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Hanover — Panarchy, an alternative undergraduate society at Dartmouth College, has launched an Internet crowdfunding campaign to renovate and reopen its house on School Street, which the fire department closed in June, citing code violations. Now, thanks to independent donations and the group’s own savings, the society hopes to move its members back into the white, colonnaded mansion at 9 School Street by January, just in time for Dartmouth’s winter term, said Panarchy Corporation President Dan Olson, an alumnus who teaches on campus. “It’s been tough for (the undergraduates), partly because this happened so suddenly,” Olson said. After the house failed a safety inspection “in …

Dartmouth Teacher Makes Health App

Monday, September 29, 2014

Hanover — “I should have failed those students,” said Andrew Campbell, a Dartmouth College computer science professor whose latest innovation could help people avoid mental health problems. Fit and bespectacled with a strong British accent, Campbell is a sterling example of an emerging class of computer software developers who are changing the world …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Men Extend Unbeaten Streak to Four

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Hanover — Goals by Nick Rooney and Robin Alnas aided the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team over Fordham, 2-0, in front of a near-capacity crowd at Burnham Field on Saturday afternoon. Dartmouth (3-2-1) are on a four-game unbeaten streak after dropping the first two matches of the season. Fordham is 3-4-1. The Big …

A Young Man’s Confession

Friday, September 12, 2014

Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy, by Andrew Lohse; Thomas Dunne Books; 303 pages; $25.99 Dartmouth College hazing whistleblower Andrew Lohse published his memoir, Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy , a 303-page narrative detailing the …

Dartmouth Women’s Soccer Left With Nothing to Show

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Hanover — We’ve all experienced the sort of shadow-motion stalemate staged by the Dartmouth College and Albany women’s soccer teams Wednesday night at Burnham Field. Perhaps you’re in a grocery store aisle, a narrow hallway or out on the sidewalk. You move to one side at the same …

Dartmouth Field Hockey Doubled Up by Pacific

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Hanover — It’s not usual that the head coach of one team addresses the opposing players after the final horn, but Tuesday’s field hockey game between Dartmouth College and visiting Pacific wasn’t your usual non-conference clash. The visiting …

Local Roundup: Hanover Volleys to Victory

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Weare, n.h. — Riding a 20-point run of serve from junior Zoe McElwain during the second set, the Hanover High volleyball team opened its season with an emphatic 3-0 sweep of John Stark on Monday evening. The Marauders (1-0) prevailed by scores of 25-13, 25-5 and 25-20, and …

Team Water Break

Monday, September 8, 2014

Swapping sprint passes for swim trunks, first downs for fishing line and water breaks for ... well, the water, the Dartmouth College football team took a break from preseason work on Wednesday for a visit to Hanover’s Storrs …

Big Green Stopped by Huskies, 3-1

Monday, September 8, 2014

Seattle — Junior Corey Delaney scored the first Dartmouth goal of the season, but three unanswered goals by Washington secured the hosts a 3-1 victory in the finale of the Husky/Nike Invitational women’s soccer tournament on Sunday evening. Delaney was credited with the goal off a cross from …

No Vacancy: Rental Housing in the Upper Valley — Always Scarce — Gets Scarcer

Sunday, September 7, 2014

West Lebanon — Looking for an apartment? Good luck. The availability of rental apartments in the Upper Valley, especially at the region’s epicenter in Lebanon, Hanover and Hartford, is near zero as fewer houses are being put up …

Exonerated Upper Valley Researcher Offers Critique of VA

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Lebanon — The disclosure statement filed by the co-author of a three-page opinion piece published by the New England Journal of Medicine on Aug. 28 — “Dr. Weeks previously worked for the VHA” — is stark in its …

William Deresiewicz Waves His Red Flag at the Ivy League

Friday, August 29, 2014

St. Louis — In his introduction to Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, former Yale professor William Deresiewicz describes today’s Ivy League as a highly competent zombie factory, one …

Big Green Football Not Big-Headed

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Hanover — Five years ago, the Dartmouth College football team was coming off a winless season and its coaches, players and fans could only dream about finishing third in the Ivy League. Now, being picked by league media …