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Letter: Very Good Group of Young Men

To the Editor:

My husband was a Beta while a member of the class of 1953 — it was a very good group of young men. He worked very hard recently to get the fraternity back on campus, and they are still very good, fine young men.

I find it appalling for you to report a recent episode on your Oct. 12 front page to demean the men at Beta and post a picture of the house and cover the story so extensively. I’m sorry you chose to do that. Maybe some day you can write something nice about the Dartmouth community.

Jane Springer



Dartmouth Suspends Fraternity

Friday, October 11, 2013

Hanover — Dartmouth College has placed Beta Alpha Omega fraternity on “immediate temporary suspension” after college administrators reviewed internal fraternity emails that were obtained by a news and gossip website. Based on an initial review of the emails, the college suspects the fraternity’s members have participated in hazing, provided alcohol to minors and engaged in behavior that threatened physical harm, …