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After his speech,  Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon and his wife Gail Gentes  speak to student Frank Cunningham, a member of the steering committee that shaped the new initiatives Hanlon has put forward in a speech on Jan. 29, 2015 in Hanover, N.H.(Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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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 four-year education program on sexual violence. The extensive list of new policies calls for a residential college system similar to those at …

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, and he arrived back on the Dartmouth College campus and resumed his class schedule. Given …

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. Jake Sullivan, former Director of Policy Planning in the U.S. State Department under Secretary of …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s Hoop Streak Done at Four

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Staff Reports San Diego — The Dartmouth College women’s basketball team had its four-game winning streak snapped on Monday in a 78-53 loss to San Diego. Sophomore Fanni Szabo led the Big Green with 24 points. Dartmouth dropped to 4-1 on the season, while San Diego improved to …

A Life: Jan Sorice, 1954 — 2014; ‘She Could Make It Work’

Monday, December 1, 2014

Hartford — When Jan Sorice was skiing, kayaking or hiking, she was always easy to spot: just look for the woman with the biggest smile, said her older brother, Mike Sorice. Her love of the outdoors brought her …

Local Roundup: Big Green Hockey Edges AIC

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Hanover — Senior Eric Neiley scored his first goal of the season just beyond the midway point of the third period that lifted the Dartmouth men’s hockey team to a 3-2 win against visiting American International on Saturday at Thompson Arena. Fellow seniors Eric Robinson and Tyler Sikura …

Terriers Have More Bite Than Big Green

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s hockey team absorbed a few more bites than it delivered Saturday, losing a dog fight to Boston University. The teams combined for 12 penalties, among them hitting from behind, boarding, roughing and …

Big Green Beats the Buzzer

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s basketball home opener had just concluded Friday … or had it? Had the Big Green beaten Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, as the home fans believed? Or, as the scoreboard showed, was the matchup …

Return of the Green Machine: Dartmouth Riding High After Second-Place Showing

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hanover — Optimism surrounding the Dartmouth College football team has built steadily in recent years, rising to new heights this fall as the Big Green finished 8-2 overall and 6-1 in Ivy League play, good for second place …

Local Roundup: Quartet Chosen for Lions Cup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Concord — Four Upper Valley soccer standouts will represent their schools one last time next summer as members of the New Hampshire roster for the Twin State Lions Cup matches against Vermont. Hanover’s Luke Strohbehn and Susanna Penfield, …

Friars Catch Fire: Dartmouth Out of NCAA Soccer Tourney

Monday, November 24, 2014

Providence, r.i. — During its first 18 games, the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team had outscored its opponents by a 20-9 margin. Suffice to say the Big Green didn’t live up to that statistic Sunday night in an …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s XC 20th at Nationals

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Terre Haute, Ind. — The Dartmouth women’s cross country team completed its season with a 20th-place finish on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Championships at Indiana State University’s LaVern Gibson Championship Course. Junior Dana Giordano led the Big Green in the six-kilometer race, taking 45th place in 20 …

Sorry, No Sharing: Big Green Drubs Princeton but Ivy Championship Escapes

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Princeton, N.J. — The Princeton Stadium worker was storing coolers and other pieces of football-related equipment in a closet under the stands Saturday when his chin rose and he sniffed the air outside the visitors’ locker room. “Victory …