Category Archive Upper Valley

The River

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Dartmouth is bordered by the Connecticut River, so many of us love to go paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, and swimming there when it is warm enough.

Building a Bunkhouse

Timber-Framed End

A few weekends ago, I ventured out to the Mt. Moosilauke Ravine Lodge to help construct a new timber framed bunkhouse. The bunkhouse is a gift from the Class of 1966 to celebrate their 50th Reunion that will happen this…

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Apple Picking in the Fall

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We enjoyed the beautiful New England landscape by going apple picking at Poverty Lane Orchard—only 10 minutes away from campus! Free shuttles take students to the Orchard every weekend during the apple season.

DartLingo 101: An Introduction

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With a population of roughly 12,000 people Hanover, NH is a small town, with half of the population comprised of around 6,000 Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate students, so you could imagine how tight knit the community is. The employees at…

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

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I just made the trek from my on-campus apartment (near the Connecticut river) to the Undergraduate Admissions Office (near the College Green) in some pretty dense snow. My trek is shared by many students in Hanover during the winter. The…

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A Dumb Thing I Did

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My first reaction upon arriving to the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge on the morning of October 4th was assuredly expletive filled and incoherent, but it probably boiled down to “It’s about time.” Of course, I can only guess as to this,…

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End of Winter14

  Just as the weather was warming up a little here in Hanover, a blizzard hit and rendered Dartmouth Winter W onderland again. Say what you will about the cold, but snow- in good times- can mean adventure. I say good times…

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14 Winter Week 1

Dartmouth is a winter wonderland. Being back for my first winter term has been amazing so far, despite of how worried I was about the long Hanover winter. Turns out that winter time here is fun, manageable, and surprisingly bright.…

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First post!

As this is my first time posting on Dartmouth Direct, I feel that there is so much I can tell you already about this place. I moved in two weeks ago, went on a DOC trip to Vermont (Organic Farming),…

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