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The Prowess and Podcasts of the Dartmouth Alum Community

The Prowess and Podcasts of the Dartmouth Alum Community

Last year, the magazine Business Insider ranked Dartmouth’s alumni network first in the country. Spending four years in the woods (hyperbolically speaking) produces a connection between students and alma mater unparalleled at larger or more porous institutions where students are lost in the masses or […]

Spraining My Ankle Was The Best Thing Ever

Spraining My Ankle Was The Best Thing Ever

During O-Week — or orientation week — before my first fall term on campus, I managed the impossible. I sprained my ankle walking down a small incline on the way to the Choates, one of the freshman dorms on campus. I was on my way […]

Meet Professor Bill Philips

Meet Professor Bill Philips

This term I’m taking Film 33 Writing for the Screen I with Professor William Philips. With dozens of screenwriting credits in film and TV as well as experience directing, Professor Philips has enjoyed a long and successful career. He’s also a Dartmouth graduate as well! […]

Q: Where’s the best place to eat on campus? Any standout snacks?

Q: Where’s the best place to eat on campus? Any standout snacks?

A: My favourite place to eat on campus is at the ’53 Commons or Foco. I like to eat here because they have a good selection of gluten-free options (I have celiac) and it’s so fun to eat with all your friends. My favourite snacks […]

The Mysterious Machines of Physics 15

The Mysterious Machines of Physics 15

With all of the incredible, varied activities that I take part in on campus, it can sometimes be easy to forget that the real reason I’m here is to study. But with that said, classes at Dartmouth are nothing like they are at high school; […]

How to Deal With Getting Sick at College

How to Deal With Getting Sick at College

It’s week nine, finals are looming, papers are due, and I have fallen victim to the latest round of illness to circle campus. That’s right, I’m sick and it sucks. Because Dartmouth operates on a 10-week term system rather than a semester system, courses are […]

The Epitome of the Liberal Arts: Religion 60

The Epitome of the Liberal Arts: Religion 60

One thing that drew me to Dartmouth while I was getting recruiting and researching colleges, was the school’s very interdisciplinary approach to different subjects. As a high school senior, I had very little idea about what I hoped to study during the next four years. […]

Electing courses for my second term

Electing courses for my second term

The 10-week term passes by sooo fast! It’s not even been 2 months since I first met with my faculty advisor to elect my fall term courses, yet I’ve already found myself in her office this Tuesday to talk about my winter classes! I chose […]

Running, Walking, Thriving

Running, Walking, Thriving

Dartmouth’s green this Sunday was overrun with superheroes. Red capes, Batman masks, and Wonder Woman crests were ubiquitous among the hundreds from across campus and the Upper Valley who raced or supported the CHaD Hero. A fundraiser for the children’s hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, […]

Carbo-loading for Early Decision Reads

Carbo-loading for Early Decision Reads

Greetings from McNutt, where we are all still full from last week’s Taste of the Territories. Admissions staffers brought back snacks from the regions they visited this fall or prepared dishes inspired by their territories. We had… Angie’s homemade biscuits inspired by her home state of […]

A Week in the Life

A Week in the Life

Another week done 😓 Though my midterms were last week, this week proved be another busy one–but here are some exciting highlights! Monday The week started off nice and slow. My Government 3 (The American Political System) didn’t meet, while my Government 86.25 (Adam Smith and […]