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Director Abderrahmane Sissako on the set of "Timbuktu" with two of the movie's young actors. He is to receive the Dartmouth Film Award in Hanover, N.H., on April 21, 2015. (Courtesy photograph)

‘The Hunting Ground’ Plays Out Like a Campus Horror Movie

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Hunting Ground , a documentary about sexual assault on American college campuses that will be screened Saturday at 7 p.m. in Spaulding Auditorium at Dartmouth College, looks and sounds like a horror film. There are scenes of menacing-looking college campuses at night, ominous music, and young women strolling along leafy pathways, unaware of the danger that lurks behind a …

Art Against Extremism: Abderrahmane Sissako to Receive Dartmouth Film Award

Friday, April 17, 2015

The presentation of the Dartmouth Film Award to Mauritanian-born director Abderrahmane Sissako on Tuesday is timely. The award acknowledges the rise to artistic prominence of film directors from Africa, which is a little like saying the rise to prominence of directors from Asia or Europe. Huge continent, many countries, peoples, languages and cultures. …

Art Notes: Dartmouth Art Show and Performance Honor Christina Porter

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Like many students at Dartmouth College, Christina Porter, Class of 2006, was accomplished in a number of fields: writing, singing, art, languages. Tragically, she was unable to fulfill her considerable artistic promise when she died in 2005 as a result of a catastrophic skiing accident during her sophomore year. Among the fellowships and …

Dartmouth Frat Appeals Punishment

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s Alpha Delta Fraternity has announced it will appeal a recent decision by a college judicial committee to “derecognize” the student organization, which would effectively kick it off campus. College officials penalized the fraternity after determining it had harmed its members last fall when new …

Ruth Barkell

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Ruth Barkell, 88 passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the Hanover Terrace healthcare in Hanover. A memorial mass will be celebrated Friday, April 17, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the Saint Denis Roman Catholic Church in Hanover. Burial will follow in the N.H. Veterans …

No Raises For Geisel Workers

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Hanover — Most non-union employees of Dartmouth College will receive a 1.5 percent pay increase for the upcoming school year but faculty and staff at the Geisel School of Medicine will have to settle instead for shots at one-time payments that would leave their base pay unchanged. “I …

Peter Rothenberg

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Peter Rothenberg, 74, died peacefully on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Hanover. A respected attorney and enthusiastic youth soccer coach with a sharp intellect and witty sense of humor. Beloved husband, father, and grandfather. Born in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., to Alfred and Elsie Rothenberg. Survived …

Committee: ‘Derecognize’ Dartmouth Frat for Branding

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hanover — A Dartmouth College judicial committee is calling for the “derecognition” of Alpha Delta Fraternity stemming from recent revelations that new members this fall received brands on their skin. Administrators found the fraternity responsible for causing physical …

Hanover’s OT Work Rewarded

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hanover — With his red hair, goateed chin and stocky build, first-year Hanover High boys lacrosse coach Ryan Gardner bears some resemblance to the comedian Louis C.K. Gardner, but his players weren’t laughing as dusk crept across Merriman-Branch …

Obama Campaign Poster Depiction on Hanover High Mural Up for Debate

Monday, April 13, 2015

Hanover — A spirited debate over the nature of political speech has broken out at Hanover High School, where two students are protesting the presence of a painted mural that depicts the “Hope” poster of Barack Obama from …

‘Upper Valley Visionaries’ to Be Honored at Dinner

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Quechee — An upcoming fundraiser sponsored by Vital Communities will honor 11 Upper Valley leaders. The annual “Heroes and Leaders” dinner benefits Leadership Upper Valley, a program of Vital Communities. This year’s event, themed Upper Valley Visionaries, is set for May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Quechee …

Tunbridge Woman Gets Activist Honor

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Lebanon — Caeli Cavanagh, a Tunbridge resident and Dartmouth College senior, recently received the Youth Activist Award for 2015 from the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services. The award honors her commitment to providing support and advocacy to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual assault at the …

Lebanon Man to Serve 6 Months in Jail for Assault

Thursday, April 9, 2015

North Haverhill — A 23-year-old Lebanon resident will serve at least six months in jail for assaulting a man near West Wheelock Street in Hanover last summer. Sean Merrihew pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree assault in Grafton Superior Court on Monday, and Judge Peter Bornstein sentenced …