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Protests of president punctuate rainy graduation for Dartmouth’s Class of ’24
06-09-2024 8:12 PM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

HANOVER — The Dartmouth Green was the scene of celebration and defiance Sunday morning as the college awarded degrees to more than 2,000 graduates during a commencement ceremony held under rainy skies.Swiss tennis great Roger Federer, the commencement...

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Dartmouth commencement marks end to trying, tumultuous year
06-07-2024 7:40 PM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

HANOVER — An academic year that opened with the historic ascension of Dartmouth College’s first woman president is closing with the institution having made history of a different sort.Amid vital initiatives such as expanding campus housing, shrinking...


Kenyon: Who Dartmouth considers worthy of honor
06-07-2024 7:01 PM

By JIM KENYON

I can think of 92 reasons why graduates at Dartmouth College’s 2024 commencement ceremony on Sunday might want to walk out in protest.The first 91 are easy to identify. It’s the number of people, including 67 students and five staff members, President...


Editorial: Dartmouth lets protesters know where they stand
05-17-2024 8:31 PM

In some curious way, the 90 or so peaceful pro-Palestinian protesters caught up in Dartmouth’s dragnet on the Green May 1, and the hundreds of others who supported them on the scene, can be grateful that President Sian Leah Beilock called in the cops...


Hanover voters consider Gaza cease-fire resolution following Dartmouth protester arrests
05-13-2024 6:08 PM

By PATRICK ADRIAN

HANOVER — Voters will consider a resolution at Tuesday’s Town Meeting calling for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza and the West Bank and an end to U.S. military aid to Israel.The meeting takes place in the wake of the recent arrests of demonstrators at...


Kenyon: Constitutional rights should trump Dartmouth’s private interests
05-10-2024 7:46 PM

By JIM KENYON

Andrew Tefft wasn’t inside a tent on the Dartmouth College Green. He hadn’t locked arms with protesters who had formed a circle around the short-lived encampment. The 45-year-old Hanover native didn’t have a pro-Palestinian sign.Still within 30...


Prosecutor won’t pursue charges against Dartmouth student journalists
05-09-2024 4:41 PM

HANOVER — The State of New Hampshire is declining to press charges against two student journalists arrested for being on the Dartmouth Green during a pro-Palestinian protest last week, according to The Dartmouth student newspaper.Mariana Pastore, the...


Editorial: Response to campus protests only adds fuel to the fire
05-03-2024 9:01 PM

It’s far too soon to tell what the ultimate effect will be of the demonstrations that have roiled college campuses this spring, including those at Dartmouth, the University of New Hampshire and the University of Vermont. But we hazard an educated...


Dartmouth graduate student-workers go on strike
05-01-2024 4:00 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — Dartmouth College’s unionized graduate students marked International Workers’ Day by going on strike, leaving classrooms vacant of teaching assistants and research stations empty.“We’re going to be out here all day, every day until what?”...


Kenyon: What makes Dartmouth different?
04-26-2024 7:01 PM

By JIM KENYON

Under sunny skies and (slightly) warmer temperatures, Dartmouth students flocked to the college’s quintessential campus Green this week. They left their camping gear behind, though.They didn’t join the masses of students at other elite colleges across...


James Parker granted parole for his role in Dartmouth professors’ stabbing deaths
04-18-2024 10:59 AM

By KATHY McCORMACK

CONCORD — A man who has served more than half of his life in prison for his role in the 2001 stabbing deaths of two married Dartmouth College professors as part of a plan to rob and kill people before fleeing overseas was granted parole Thursday.James...


Kenyon: Dartmouth alumni join union-busting effort
04-16-2024 8:01 PM

By JIM KENYON

Dartmouth President Sian Leah Beilock has made it clear the college views its men’s basketball players — and their recent historic vote to unionize — as a threat to ….Fill in the blank.The college’s bottom line? The status quo? The misconception that...


Kenyon: Parker up for parole after 23 years in prison
04-05-2024 6:00 PM

By JIM KENYON

In less than two weeks, Jim Parker should know whether the state of New Hampshire agrees that after 23 years of incarceration he’s earned the right to re-enter society.Parker’s hearing before the state Adult Parole Board is scheduled for April 18 at...


Kenyon: Legal wrangling continues in Dartmouth trespassing case
03-29-2024 7:01 PM

By JIM KENYON

The trial of two Dartmouth College student-activists arrested on campus while peacefully supporting the plight of Palestinians in the Israel-Hamas war isn’t expected to resume for a couple of months.Still the case is far from dormant.Both sides —...


Roger Federer to speak at Dartmouth graduation
03-28-2024 4:33 PM

HANOVER — Swiss tennis great Roger Federer will deliver the commencement address at Dartmouth’s 2024 graduation ceremony, the college announced Thursday. Federer will also receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters at the June 9 event.One of the...


Dartmouth graduate student union stages walkout as bargaining talks falter
03-27-2024 6:56 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — In February, unionized graduate student-workers at Dartmouth decided that if they continued to feel that the college was stalling on contract negotiations, they’d walk off the job.They weren’t bluffing. On Wednesday at noon, more than 150...


Dartmouth refuses to work with basketball players’ union
03-18-2024 9:49 PM

HANOVER — Dartmouth College will not enter into collective bargaining with the union its men’s basketball players voted to join earlier this month, the school said Monday in a move that could send the case to federal court.In a statement announcing...


Editorial: Dartmouth’s puzzling prosecution of protesters
03-15-2024 9:48 PM

It’s a great mystery why Dartmouth College, the new home of “brave spaces” for public debate, continues to pursue the criminal prosecution of a pair of peaceful pro-Palestinian student protesters accused of trespassing on their own campus.The mystery...


Dartmouth to pitch plans for West Wheelock housing project
03-02-2024 7:28 PM

By PATRICK ADRIAN

HANOVER — Dartmouth College administrators will meet with the Hanover Planning Board on Tuesday to discuss a proposed housing project on West Wheelock Street which would provide “apartment-style units” for approximately 190 undergraduate students on a...


Trial begins for Dartmouth students accused of trespassing
02-26-2024 9:46 PM

By JOHN LIPPMAN

LEBANON — Dartmouth College President Sian Leah Beilock was among a group of senior college administrators who huddled together in an effort to determine what to do about two Dartmouth students who refused to leave a tent pitched in front of her...


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