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Dartmouth Faculty Signs Letter

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Hanover — More than 120 members of Dartmouth College’s faculty and staff have signed a letter expressing support for Dartmouth students, especially students of color, who are leading discussions about racism and inequality at the college. The Nov. 23 letter from faculty and staff came the same day Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon sent a community-wide email condemning reports of aggressive tactics during a Black Lives Matter protest earlier this …

Local Roundup: Big Green Well Represented on All-Ivy Football Teams

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Hanover — The 20th-ranked Dartmouth football team was well represented on the All-Ivy League teams that were announced Tuesday by the conference office. No less than 17 Big Green players earned a total of 18 honors, eight on the first team. Six of the eight first-teamers were defensive players, tying a league record, …

Hanlon Addresses Library Protest

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon, in a community-wide email Monday, condemned reports of aggressive tactics during a Black Lives Matter protest earlier this month, calling that behavior “antithetical” to the college’s values. As a crowd of students marched through Baker-Berry Library to protest social injustice on campus, demonstrators allegedly directed racially charged and confrontational language toward their colleagues who were studying …

Horror Show: Dartmouth Can’t Keep Lead or Break Harvard Jinx

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Boston — Alex Gakenheimer took three steps backwards, two sideways steps to his left and crossed himself with a second remaining on the Harvard Stadium clock Friday night. The Dartmouth College kicker then trotted forward into a 46-yard …

High Stakes: Undefeated Big Green, Crimson Finally Face Off

Friday, October 30, 2015

Hanover — The game that everyone interested in Ivy League football long ago circled on their calendar has arrived. Dartmouth College visits arch-rival and two-time defending league champion Harvard tonight in a battle for control of the Ancient …

Local Roundup: Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Going Back to Castleton

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Lebanon — Buoyed by an uptick in attendance at August’s contest, the board of governors for the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl has decided to return the all-star high school football contest to Castleton University in 2016. The board …

City Board, D-H Meet on Palliative Care Center

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s revised plans for an 18-bed palliative care center elicited few questions and generally positive, if subdued, comments from members of the city Planning Board on Monday night. David Stiger, a D-H representative, noted that the medical system had chosen “a different site for the project …

Author Salman Rushdie Offers Wisdom to Aspiring Writers

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Hanover — Acclaimed novelist Salman Rushdie made a case for the power of myth — or, as he called it, the “wonder tale” — Monday afternoon during a talk at Dartmouth College, where he argued that stories have …

Former Lab Animal Burial Site on Dartmouth’s Rennie Farm Contaminates Residential Well

Monday, October 26, 2015

Hanover — An underground chemical plume from the Rennie Farm, Dartmouth College’s former burial ground for laboratory animals, has leaked into a nearby private well. Tests of seven private wells near the decades-old burial site last month revealed …

Recruiting Effort That Brought Williams North Had Awkward End

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Hanover — Reeling in Lake Dallas High quarterback Dalyn Williams in 2012 was a recruiting coup for Dartmouth College, which desperately needed to accelerate the rebuilding process of its football program. If not for the actions of then-assistant …

Flag Football: Big Green Overcomes Penalties to Edge Lions

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Hanover — Midway through the second quarter of Saturday’s Ivy League football game at Memorial Field, Dartmouth College kicker Alex Gakenheimer stood at one end of the bench and stared around in bewilderment. “What is going on?” he …

Dartmouth Women Stun Crimson to Start Season

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Hanover — When ECAC women’s ice hockey schedules were released earlier this year, some observers no doubt looked at a season-opening clash between Dartmouth College and Harvard and thought the former had been dealt an unfavorable hand. The …

Lights, Camera, Kasich: Cable Talking Heads Host Town Hall at Dartmouth College

Friday, October 23, 2015

Hanover — Under production lights and before a fired-up television audience, Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Thursday contrasted his record as a state executive and a legislator with the fiery but abstract rhetoric that has landed other candidates …