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Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s Rugby Going Varsity

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Associated Press Hanover — Dartmouth College will elevate its women’s rugby team from a club sport to varsity status starting with the 2015-16 academic year, athletic director Harry Sheehy said Monday. Women’s rugby will become the Big Green’s 35th varsity sport and 17th for women, to go along with 16 for men and two co-ed varsities. Dartmouth will join Brown and Harvard as Ivy League members sponsoring varsity women’s …

The World Is Within Hughes’ Reach; USA Rugby Puts Big Green Senior in Captain’s Role

Monday, March 30, 2015

Since his freshman season, Madison Hughes has been a leader on the Dartmouth College rugby team. Today, those qualities are reaching a whole new level. Hughes, 22, was selected by first-year USA Sevens coach Mike Friday to captain the unit despite being its youngest player. That role has made the Big Green senior …

Dartmouth’s Chodounsky Retains U.S. Slalom Crown

Monday, March 30, 2015

Carrabassett Valley, Maine — A broken ski pole didn’t discourage David Chodounsky in his first run. A few tiny bobbles up top couldn’t deter him in his second, either. Chodounsky successfully defended his slalom title Sunday with a fast second run in the last event at the U.S. Alpine Championships. Trailing after the …

Local Roundup: Martin, Engineers Stifle Blue Mountain

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Woodsville — The Woodsville High girls basketball team wasn’t upset about the possibility of allowing Blue Mountain senior Jordan Farquharson her 1,000th career point on Monday night. The Engineers were just going to make sure that if she did reach the plateau, she’d do so one point at …

A Life: Peter ‘Pano’ Rodis, 1959-2014; ‘He Wanted to Know That Everyone Was Being Treated Right’

Monday, February 9, 2015

Sharon — While Pano Rodis found many ways to help people and take on the status quo in communities and institutions of the Upper Valley, finding the time for those efforts posed a challenge. And now there is …

Local Roundup: Threesome Stomps Standards at Vermont Track Qualifier

Monday, February 9, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — It’s a fairly straightforward thing, qualifying for the New England Indoor Track and Field Championships. At least in Vermont, all it required was a top-six finish, regardless of division, in any of the events staged …

Dog-Gone: Just Like That, Yale Pulls Away From Dartmouth

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Hanover — There are stunning losses, and then there’s what happened to the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team Saturday during its ECAC game against visiting Yale. Tied with eight minutes to play, the Big Green surrendered the contest’s …

Dartmouth to Offer Course on Ferguson

Friday, February 6, 2015

Hanover — A group of 21 Dartmouth College professors is planning an interdisciplinary course this spring on systemic racial inequality and violence in America, an academic offering inspired by the civil rights activism stemming from this summer’s protests in Ferguson, Mo. The course, “10 Weeks, 10+ Professors: #BlackLivesMatter,” …

Valley Regional Proposes New Mental Health Facility

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Claremont — A plan by Valley Regional Healthcare to invest $1.5 million in a facility to care for mentally ill patients sent for treatment because they pose a danger to themselves or others could contribute to New Hampshire’s efforts to rebuild its broken mental health care system. The …

Freshman Rises for Big Green Hockey

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College hockey player Carl Hesler didn’t look like a freshman Saturday night. Not with a Union defender in hot pursuit and another angling over to cut the Big Green forward off before he could reach …

Dartmouth’s Road to Reform: No Hard Alcohol Among New Policies

Friday, January 30, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon on Thursday announced a wide range of policy reforms intended to curb high-risk behavior and improve academics and residential life on campus, including a ban on hard alcohol and a mandatory …

Back on Campus: Dartmouth’s Hugh Jessiman Has Come Full Circle

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hanover — Earlier this week, Hugh Jessiman was stuck in the New York City area, his flight back to Lebanon delayed for days by inclement weather. Eventually, the airline provided a driver and car to ferry him north, …

U.S. Adviser Gives Insight On Iran Talks

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hanover — A key member of the United States delegation on the Iran nuclear negotiations expressed tempered optimism Wednesday about a possible deal despite a tight current deadline for action and formidable obstacles in both Washington and Tehran. …