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Journalist and advice columnist Emily Yoffe, of Slate Magazine steps over signs left by protesters and activists following her speech entitled The College Rape Overcorrection at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. Thursday, September 8, 2015. The event drew attention due to Yoffe's controversial view that measures to reduce sexual assault on college campuses have impinged on men's civil rights. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Dartmouth Students Protest Writer Who Questions Sex Assault Reforms

Friday, October 9, 2015

Hanover — During a visit to Dartmouth College, Emily Yoffe, a journalist who has expressed skepticism toward the campus rape reform movement, met with a different brand of incredulity from students who attended her talk Thursday afternoon at the Rockefeller Center. A frequent Slate contributor, Yoffe visited to discuss her 2014 article The College Rape Overcorrection, which questioned widely cited …

Dartmouth Releases Crime Statistics

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s annual campus safety statistics for 2014 show an uptick in reports of sexual assault, a change administrators attribute to an increased willingness among students to talk about rape. In the college’s annual report under the Clery Act, a federal law governing campus safety disclosures, reports of rape and non-consensual …

Union, Dartmouth Agree to Contract

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Hanover — Union representatives at Dartmouth College have finalized a contract that secures 2 percent raises this year and next — along with other added benefits — for service employees and campus safety officers. Though the two-year agreement has not yet been signed, it has been approved, 198-26, by members of the Service Employees International Union, Local 560 President Earl Sweet said. The …

Library to Get Major Update: Dartmouth’s Baker Bell Tower Renovations to Begin Next Summer

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College plans to undertake a roughly $4 million rehab of its most prominent architectural symbol, the Baker Library bell tower, beginning in July 2016. Its chimes have rung across campus since 1928, the year the …

Dartmouth Native American Program Director Under Fire

Friday, September 18, 2015

Hanover — Native American advocates are raising questions about the way Dartmouth College’s new director of the Native American Program has represented both her ancestry and tribal affiliation. The advocates say that Susan Taffe Reed, who began work …

School Notes: Thetford Woman Continues Education, by Teaching

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

With the elder of her two children through college and the younger well on his way, and with her Juneberry Music choral program up and running, Patricia Norton supposes that she finally could start pursuing the graduate degree …

Young Writers Consider How Their Mentors Influenced Them

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit that engages Vermont and New Hampshire students to write, helps them improve and connects them with authentic audiences in newspapers, before live audiences and on websites, including youngwritersproject.org, vtdigger.org, vpr.net and cowbird.com. Young Writers Project also publishes a monthly digital magazine, …

Jim Kenyon: Quechee Teen Makes the Grade

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Much has been written about the American dream being more fantasy than reality these days. Upward mobility now is often about who you know and where you’re from. Working hard is no longer enough, or so I thought. …

Tuition Pits State Against Croydon

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Croydon — The state Attorney General’s Office this week gave the town a deadline to end its practice of using tax money to pay for tuition at private schools. Meanwhile, Croydon school officials say they are acting in the interest of parent choice and plan to continue the …

Lyme Resident’s Book Challenges Parents and Kids on Failure

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Lyme Center — With the promotion of her book for parents of school-age children, The Gift of Failure, approaching cruising altitude this summer, Jessica Lahey knew that something would have to give. “I usually grow our own food, …

An Unusual Town-Gown Relationship Might Grow

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Wheelock, Vt. — For more than a century, Dartmouth College has been making good on a promise to students from a hardscrabble Vermont town that helped to keep the school afloat in its early years: get in, and …

Essay: Trading a High-Pressure European School for Thetford Academy

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Another school year is underway, my senior year. That I am at Thetford Academy sort of defies the odds, as I was unsure that I would be at school anywhere in the United States. But I am really happy to be back, and from my point of view, …

Mascoma Open as Work in Progress

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Canaan — Students and staffers at Mascoma Valley Regional High School last week had their first glimpses of a campus in transformation as a multimillion-dollar revamp of the school continues around them. The school received its occupancy permit …