The brothers of Dartmouth College’s Alpha Delta have a had a rough year. They had to apologize for throwing a “Crips and Bloods”-themed party in July, and one of them was arrested, earlier that month, for peeing on a woman standing beneath the house’s balcony. Such hardships truly test brothers’ loyalty to each other. So does drinking enormous quantities of beer. Read more...
Not even trying very hard to hide it: If you liked University of Florida student Brandon Scott’s column last Sunday about the national debt, you also should enjoy columns by Dartmouth College student Thomas Wang and University of Wisconsin student Jennifer Pavelec on the issue. After all, they’re the same columns. The identical columns ran [Read more...]
Editor's note: Crispus Knight '03 recently published a memoir about Dartmouth College's unique form of beer pong and an obsession with it that nearly ruined him, called "Three For Ship." Here's an excerpt: On any given night you can be sure that in Dartmouth's [Coed, Fraternity, and Sorority] houses, basement Beer Pong games are being played. Show More Summary
Dartmouth College is an elite school with a beloved fraternity culture, which has contributed to the failure, arrest, suspension, or expulsion of countless students. The following candid account is excerpted from a new Dartmouth memoir...Show More Summary
Dartmouth College political scientist and media critic Brendan Nyhan spoke at Northeastern on Monday evening about “The Politics of Scandal.” I live-tweeted his talk and put together a Storify, which you can view by clicking here.
Dartmouth College has placed Beta Alpha Omega on “immediate temporary suspension” following Gawker’s report on the fraternity’s publicly available list-serv, where brothers disseminated documents detailing alcohol-soaked initiation rituals (which Dartmouth believes is hazing) and exchanged standard-issue frat bro fodder about “hoes” and each other. Read more...
For about a year, the brothers of Dartmouth College’s Beta Alpha Omega—the straight-laced fraternity that famously hosted Rick Perry after a Republican debate in October 2011—have corresponded about house debauchery, fraternity rituals,...Show More Summary
Dartmouth College, an Ivy League institution in Hanover, NH, has approved plans for a multi-million dollar housing complex created specifically for the school's LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendre, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Allied) community. The project, referred to as the "triangle"...
Facebook Arrives I remember when I first heard about Facebook. I was an undergraduate at Dartmouth College. At the time, the service was being made available on a school-by-school basis, and, one spring day in 2004, it finally arrived at our corner of the Ivy League. Many of my friends were excited by this event. […]
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) — Cornell University, Princeton University and Dartmouth College are among 11 private schools that have joined the Say Yes to Education program best known for providing high school students a tuition-free path to college. Show More Summary
MARRIAGE NEWS WATCH: Lawsuits keep piling up! ON TAP: Man's friends replace every tap in his house with kegs of beer. COSTA CONCORDIA: A time-lapse of its 19 hour salvage operation. DARTMOUTH COLLEGE: You Can Play. For recent Guides to...
Fan Tchunpi (1898?1986) was one of the most important and prolific Chinese artists of the modern era, and the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College presents the first solo exhibition of her work since her 1984 retrospective at the Musée Cernuschi (Asian Art Museum) in Paris. Show More Summary
I grew up in a college town. My dad, like most of my friends’ parents, worked for Dartmouth College, by far the dominant employer in Hanover, N.H. Many of my friends were faculty brats, with one or both parents working … Continue reading ?
Local farmers filed into the Augusta State Armory in Maine and onto New Hampshire’s Dartmouth College campus in the past couple of days to register their opposition to the produce rule the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is promulgating as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Michael Taylor, FDA’s deputy commission for... Continue Reading
Dartmouth College in New Hampshire has rescinded the appointment of Bishop James Tengatenga of Malawi as dean of a foundation at the Ivy League school over his past comments about homosexuality.
Last week, Queerty reported on a scandal that Dartmouth was trying to keep quiet. In July, the gay-friendly Ivy League college appointed bishop James Tengatenga to head their Tucker Foundation, which serves to “educate Dartmouth students for lives of purpose and ethical leadership, rooted in service, spirituality, and social justice.” Tengatenga would also assume the role of [...]
On July 26, the brothers of the Alpha Delta fraternity at Dartmouth College, in cooperation with the ladies of the Delta Delta Delta sorority, hosted a themed costume party for their collective members, and we all know by now that this is only news if something really stupid happened. Show More Summary
On Saturday I moved with my family to Lebanon, New Hampshire. I am teaching for a year in the Government Department at Dartmouth College. Although my reasons for leaving my tenure-track job at Buffalo were several, I decided last year to apply almost exclusively to jobs in New England so that I could fulfill (early) […]
Dartmouth College, the lily-white investment banking camp of the Ivy League, prides itself on its purposely insular and routinely violent fraternities. These two features magically combined last month when Animal House inspiration Alpha Delta decided to throw an enormous “Bloods and Crips”-themed party. Now they’re very, very, very sorry. Read more...
Trouble is brewing in the gay-friendly Ivy League. With students set to arrive back for classes in a few weeks, Dartmouth College has been trying to keep their latest scandal as quiet as possible. And they’ve successfully managed to do so… until now. Last month, it was announced on the college’s blog that James Tengatenga, pictured here, [...]