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Dartmouth graduate student Farah Salam, of Wallingford, Conn., speaks with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., after Sanders spoke on campus in Hanover, N.H., on Oct. 23, 2014, to a group of students and supporters, especially encouraging students to vote in this fall's election. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Sanders Visits Dartmouth To Urge Votes Against GOP

Friday, October 24, 2014

Hanover — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tried to rally the Dartmouth College community Thursday to vote against Republicans in next month’s elections, telling the 60 people in attendance that turnout among young people was crucial for progressive causes. The 2014 midterm elections, he said, “will determine whether the right-wing Republicans” will increase their majority in the U.S. House of …

Big Green Picked 6th in Ivy League Poll

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s men’s basketball team was picked to finish sixthin the Ivy League’s preseason poll on Wednesday. For the second straight year, Harvard was the unanimous pick to win the conference title. Yale was second in the poll, with Columbia third and Princeton fourth. Brown is pegged for fifth, while Penn is slated for seventh and Cornell eighth. The only differences …

Dartmouth Graduate Friel Helping NFL to Change Its Approach to Domestic Abuse Reports, Penalties

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hanover — The words jumped off the screen with the impact of a crushing blind-side tackle. The video is about domestic violence. The speaker is former NFL defensive tackle Joe Ehrmann. “Imagine this is your loved one,” he tells the group. “What would you do?” The 32 men in the audience for this …

‘Deficit Hawk’ Targets Medicare, Health System

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The tripartisan co-chairs of the Campaign to Fix the Debt include a Republican, former New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg; a Democrat, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell; and an independent, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, whose $31 billion fortune ranks him 10th on Forbes’ list of the richest …

Serving Hospitality in Hanover, One Order At a Time

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Becky Schneider loves Dartmouth College students, and she loves Hanover. She better. For thirty years, Schneider has been serving them breakfast and burgers at Lou’s Restaurant in Hanover. “I tell people, I come with the building,” she said. …

Big Green Gets in Gear: Dartmouth Rallies, Wins Football Opener

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College football team was supposed to enter Memorial Field to a snappy introduction video on the year-old scoreboard behind the south end zone Saturday. However, the season opener’s overture fell a bit flat when …

First Person: On Opening Day, Recalling Clobbering Coach With a Football

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Hanover — It was a fine fall afternoon in the mid-1980s. The setting was the front edge of the home sideline at Dartmouth College’s Memorial Field and I, a teenage ball boy, was frozen in fear. The intervening …

Dartmouth Wants Students’ Help in Reforming Greek Life

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Hanover — Reform is brewing at Dartmouth College, where senior administrators met with Greek leaders earlier this week to weigh possible measures to curb high-risk behavior at the college, such as a campus-wide ban on hard alcohol and the elimination of pledge terms. Among those representing the college …

Local Roundup: Yellowjackets Hit Accelerator, Bust Rutland

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Windsor — In order to take down an unbeaten team from a higher division, it doesn’t hurt to take a two-goal lead in the first 17 minutes of action. That’s just what the Windsor field hockey team did …

Presiding Over a TV Empire

Friday, September 19, 2014

For Shonda Rhimes, Thursday is Thursday. For much of America, Thursday might as well be renamed Shondaday in recognition of the TV savant’s prime-time conquest. As if the back-to-back helping of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal weren’t enough Rhimes-stamped …

King Arthur Cafe Here to Stay

Friday, September 19, 2014

Hanover — King Arthur Flour will keep its cafe in Dartmouth College’s Baker-Berry Library after all, company officials said, after a mix-up earlier this summer over the bakery’s menu options at its Hanover location. As part of a …

Dartmouth Football Reaching for Victory

Friday, September 19, 2014

Hanover — Yard signs have sprung up around town in the past week. “Dartmouth Football Under the Lights,” they read, touting the Big Green’s season opener Saturday night against visiting Central Connecticut State. Now in the ninth campaign …

Dartmouth College Has $4.5 Billion Endowment

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Hanover — The value of the endowment accumulated through decades of donations and investments at Dartmouth College reached $4.5 billion on June 30, after a fiscal year in which $778 million in investment gains and $146 million in gifts and transfers more than offset $189 million in spending. …