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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...


Vermont man alleged to have stolen shuttle van outside DHMC pleads guilty to gun charges
06-06-2024 4:30 PM

By JOHN LIPPMAN

BURLINGTON — A Cavendish, Vt., man with a lengthy criminal history in Vermont who bolted out of the emergency room at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and drove off with an idling hospital shuttle van that was parked outside pleaded guilty to...


In Hanover, Democrats seeking to replace Sununu sound more alike than different
05-23-2024 8:01 PM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

HANOVER — With New Hampshire’s gubernatorial primaries just over three months away, three Democratic hopefuls shared a stage on the Dartmouth campus Wednesday night to address issues relevant to young voters.Democratic Executive Councilor Cinde...


Dartmouth faculty censure of Beilock further highlights divide over response to protest
05-21-2024 8:01 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — For weeks, the Dartmouth community has debated President Sian Leah Beilock’s decision to call in police on May 1 to arrest 89 protesters who were in violation of the college’s “time, place and manner” policy that guides demonstrations.On...


Search for missing Dartmouth graduate student ends tragically
05-21-2024 7:01 PM

By JOHN LIPPMAN

WEST LEBANON — Police on Monday retrieved the body of a missing Dartmouth College graduate student from the Connecticut River in Windsor, nearly 16 miles downriver from where her e-bike was last seen leaning against a picnic table in a parking lot...


Dartmouth faculty censures college president over response to protest
05-20-2024 8:10 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences have voted to censure Dartmouth College President Sian Leah Beilock, publicly rebuking her handling of a pro-Palestinian protest on campus earlier this month.The resolution passed narrowly — 183 to...


Dartmouth campus and football communities remember late head coach Buddy Teevens
05-19-2024 7:08 PM

By BEN HOOKE

HANOVER — At the stadium that will be named in his honor this fall, family, friends and colleagues of late Dartmouth College football coach Eugene F. “Buddy” Teevens gathered Saturday for an emotional celebration of life.The event highlighted the...


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...


DHMC union organizers say they have enough signatures to force vote
05-17-2024 7:31 PM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

LEBANON — With a unionization campaign by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center nurses making more headway than two previous attempts, the hospital’s administration has hired a prominent California anti-union consultant to resist organizing efforts.Union...


Beilock’s leadership divides students; ‘no confidence’ narrowly passes
05-15-2024 3:05 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER – By a slim margin, Dartmouth undergraduate students have voted “no confidence” in President Sian Leah Beilock’s leadership in the wake of a controversial crackdown on pro-Palestinian protesters earlier this month, Dartmouth Student Government...


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...


Former DHMC patient gets deferred sentence for assaulting guards
05-08-2024 8:00 PM

By JOHN LIPPMAN

NORTH HAVERHILL — A 29-year-old former Dartmouth College student who assaulted two security guards at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center where he had been admitted for psychiatric care will avoid jail time, providing he continues to get mental health...


Democratic candidates for NH governor to speak at Dartmouth
05-08-2024 1:21 PM

HANOVER — Three candidates vying to be the Democratic candidate in this year’s New Hampshire governor’s election will take part in a forum at Dartmouth College on Wednesday, May 22.Joyce Craig, Jonathan Kiper and Cinde Warmington will gather from 5 to...


Dartmouth administration faces fierce criticism over protest arrests
05-07-2024 8:16 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — Dartmouth President Sian Beilock and college administrators faced pointed criticism at a meeting with faculty on Monday regarding the arrest of 89 students, staff, faculty and community members by police in riot gear at a protest on 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...


Kenyon: Dartmouth shows it has no patience for peaceful protest
05-03-2024 7:43 PM

By JIM KENYON

Under the cover of darkness, 20 New Hampshire State Police storm troopers in full riot gear marched in a single row across the Dartmouth Green, where hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters were peacefully chanting their opposition to the war in Gaza...


Dartmouth moves swiftly to stymie demonstration, leads to 90 arrests
05-01-2024 7:21 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — Dartmouth College administrators acted swiftly on Wednesday night when faced with a protest encampment similar to those established on campuses around the country amid unrest over the Israel-Hamas war.At some colleges, demonstrations have...

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