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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Clemson Fraternities Suspended After Student Death

Clemson Fraternities Suspended After Student Death

Last Monday September 22, Tucker Hipps went missing during a run with his fellow Clemson Sig Ep pledge brothers. By Tuesday, the Clemson Administration suspended activity for all twenty-four fraternities on… Read more »

Madison Hughes ’15 Named Captain of USA National Rugby Sevens Team

Madison Hughes ’15 Named Captain of USA National Rugby Sevens Team

Dartmouth’s own Madison Hughes ’15 has been selected to captain the USA Men’s Eagles Sevens as the national team prepares for the 2014-2015 IRB HSBC Sevens World Series, a series… Read more »

The Rise of Yik Yak

The Rise of Yik Yak

“Drinking rum before noon makes you a pirate not an alcoholic.” “Contrary to what Ill Fayze may believe, by mid-November we will actually all be living in coats.” “Please pray… Read more »

Students Denied Service

Students Denied Service

On Wednesday night, three Dartmouth students—one ’15 and two ‘16s—went to Molly’s to celebrate one of the aforementioned ‘16s’ twenty-first birthday. After the trio indulged in a few margaritas, a… Read more »

The College Considers New Alcohol Policies

The College Considers New Alcohol Policies

Thinking about sending your senior some single malt scotch for his birthday? Not so fast. New regulations currently under consideration may limit the amount and type of alcohol that students… Read more »

Kuster ’78 Advocates Political Involvment

Kuster ’78 Advocates Political Involvment

On Sunday, September 21, one of the multiple members of Congress who bear the distinction of having graduated from Dartmouth visited her alma mater. Ann McLane Kuster, of New Hampshire’s… Read more »

Dartmouth Endowment Hits $4.5 Billion

Dartmouth Endowment Hits $4.5 Billion

Dartmouth’s endowment reported investment gains of 19.2 percent for fiscal year 2014, which ended on June 30, 2014. The endowment now stands at $4.5 billion, up $735 million from a… Read more »

Cornell Columnist Targeted

Cornell Columnist Targeted

When freshmen at Cornell ventured out of their dorms on Thursday, they happened upon an unfortunate display: flyers attacking the daily newspaper’s conservative columnist as a “racist rape apologist” had… Read more »

What IS in a word?

What IS in a word?

Illegal: shoplifting, drugs, traffic laws, murder. Undocumented: lost, bureaucracy, secret, subversive. Both of these words are laden with connotations that cause intended and unintended emotions in many who participate in… Read more »

Beyond SAT Optional

Beyond SAT Optional

While in recent years the SAT-optional movement and a general backlash against standardized testing have gained momentum, one college has decided to go further than any other. Goucher College in… Read more »