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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Participates in National Medicare Experiment That Shows Cost Savings, Better Care Received

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Lebanon — A national experiment that changes how the Medicare program pays doctors and clinics delivered lower costs and improved health care quality during its early years, federal officials said Monday, and Medicare plans to move ahead to apply elements of that new approach more broadly. The results during the first two years of the five-year Pioneer Accountable Care Model program marked “a crucial milestone” in health care reform, Health …

Twice as Nice: Dartmouth Repeats as Ivy Softball Champ

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Hanover — Saturday’s softball games at Dartmouth College began with an opponent’s home run hit so hard that it shattered a tree branch. They ended with Big Green coach Shannon Doepking happily fishing ice cubes out of her shorts. In between, the hosts won the Ivy League championship series for a second consecutive …

Rallying to the Cause in Hanover

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Hanover — “Your comfort, your peace, is killing us in the streets!” That was just one of the chants that rang out in Hanover Friday evening as 150 Dartmouth College students and other community members marched in protest, joining demonstrators nationwide in the wake of the death of a Baltimore man who died …

Dartmouth Frat: It Wasn’t Hazing

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hanover — A Dartmouth College fraternity accused by administrators of branding a new member has released a statement acknowledging that multiple fraternity brothers took part in such activity — allowing themselves to have a permanent mark burned into their skin — but denies that the practice constituted hazing. …

Dartmouth Frat Faces Branding Allegations

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College fraternity Alpha Delta is facing allegations that its members burned a mark on the skin of a new member, a practice called branding. “The activities in question reportedly occurred inside the Alpha Delta fraternity house, while the fraternity was on suspension for policy violations …

Building a New Foundation: Callahan Writing Blueprint for Big Green

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Hanover — After the shouting and hugging and jumping had subsided Saturday, Brendan Callahan called his players into a tight huddle and added a verbal exclamation point to the Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team’s first Ivy League victory …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Baseball Swept in California

Monday, March 23, 2015

Staff Reports Santa Barbara, Calif. — The Dartmouth College baseball team’s western road trip netted two more defeats on Sunday, 3-2 to Texas-Arlington and 10-1 to host UC Santa Barbara. Not terribly successful against Big Green starter Jackson Bubala in the first six innings of the opener, UT …

Swinging to Victory: Big Green Delivers KO to Harvard in OT

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team has adopted the phrase “keep on swinging” to echo what it hopes will be a relentless approach this season. During past campaigns, it’s been the Big Green that’s mostly taken …

Local Roundup: Donation Helps Stevens Gain New Weights

Friday, March 20, 2015

Claremont — The Claremont School Board on Wednesday night accepted an anonymous $32,000 donation that will go toward the purchase of equipment for the new weight room at Stevens High School, a room that was part of the $12.6 million renovation of the school. Stevens athletic director Aaron …

Analysis: Big Green Basketball Would Like to Go Further

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Buffalo, n.y. — While second-term Dartmouth men’s basketball coach Paul Cormier has managed to push the Big Green back into the upper division of the Ivy League, he believes he now faces a tougher landscape in order to …

Golden Griffins Shine Over Big Green in CIT

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Buffalo, n.y. — Twenty-point comebacks in basketball games usually arrive with the frequency of unicorn sightings. Or Golden Griffins, for that matter. It was the latter mythical beast — or rather tall gentlemen bearing the eagle-lion hybrid as …

Long Time Coming: After 56 Years, Dartmouth Back in Postseason

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Hanover — After a week of final exams, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team tonight makes its first postseason appearance in 56 years tonight when it visits Canisius in a first-round game of the CollegeInsider.com tournament. Tipoff is …

Colgate Ends Dartmouth’s Season

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Hamilton, n.y. — The Dartmouth College men’s hockey team’s season ended Saturday with a 3-2 loss at Colgate that allowed the Raiders to capture the teams’ ECAC quarterfinal, best-of-three series, two games to none. The Big Green has not reached the conference semifinals since the 2010-11 campaign, while …