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Dartmouth 'Animal House' Frat Fighting To Keep House

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) -- A Dartmouth College fraternity that lost its recognition on campus after it was accused of branding new members is appealing a decision by town officials forbidding it from housing members at its residence. Alpha...Show More Summary

Researchers use an app to predict GPA based on smartphone use

What a person does on their phone call tell you a lot about them -- including their GPA. Researchers from Dartmouth College and the University of Texas at Austin have developed an app that tracks smartphone activity to compute a grade point average that's within 0.17 of a point. Show More Summary

How will Congressmen vote? Just look at their social circles

U.S. Congress members' social circles are more important in how they vote than their liberal or conservative beliefs or constituents' opinions, according to a new model of voting behavior created by Dartmouth College researchers. The study appears in the journal Research & Politics. A PDF is available on request. read more

Dartmouth ‘Animal House’ frat loses appeal to stay on campus

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The Dartmouth College fraternity that inspired "Animal House" won't be partying anymore.

'Animal House' Frat At Dartmouth Loses Appeal, Will Be Shut Down

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Dartmouth College has rejected an appeal by a fraternity accused of branding new members, ending efforts by the Greek organization that partly inspired the 1976 movie "Animal House" to remain recognized on campus. Alpha...Show More Summary

'Animal House' Frat To Appeal Dartmouth Branding Sanction

last monthNews : Huffington Post

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A Dartmouth College fraternity that partly inspired the 1978 movie "Animal House" and was recently accused of branding new members is appealing a decision to withdraw its recognition as a student organization. George...Show More Summary

Dartmouth's 'Animal House' Frat To Be Booted For Branding Members

I mean, Jesus. Branding people? Boot them now: Dartmouth College is taking steps to boot the Alpha Delta fraternity from campus after brothers violated the hazing policy by burning the skin of 11 new members. A Dartmouth judicial affairs committee determined last week that Alpha Delta members branded the new members over two nights in November. Show More Summary

Dartmouth Moves To Boot Alpha Delta Fraternity After New Members Are Branded With Hot Iron

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Dartmouth College is taking steps to boot the Alpha Delta fraternity from campus after brothers violated the hazing policy by burning the skin of 11 new members. A Dartmouth judicial affairs committee determined last week that Alpha Delta members branded the new members over two nights in November. Show More Summary

Global warming not fueling pine beetle outbreaks in western U.S.

Warming winters have allowed mountain pine beetle outbreaks in the coldest areas of the western United States, but milder winters can't be blamed for the full extent of recent outbreaks in the region, a Dartmouth College and U.S. Forest Service study finds. read more

Dartmouth College Fraternity, Alpha Delta Is A Real Life ‘Animal House': Charged With Branding It’s New Members

Alpha Delta fraternity at Dartmouth College already had a reputation around campus as being an out of control fraternity house, but the boys who were part of that house supposedly decided to take their antics a bit further last Fall....Show More Summary

Alpha Delta Fraternity At Dartmouth Accused Of Branding Members During Hazing

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A Dartmouth College fraternity that partly inspired the 1978 movie "Animal House" has been accused of branding new members while under suspension last fall. Alpha Delta has a significant record of disciplinary violations, including hazing, serving alcohol to minors and hosting unregistered parties. Show More Summary

An attempt to link past ice ages to CO2, rather than orbital cycles

International study raises questions about cause of global ice ages From Dartmouth College HANOVER, N.H. – A new international study casts doubt on the leading theory of what causes ice ages around the world — changes in the way the Earth orbits the sun. The researchers found that glacier movement in the Southern Hemisphere is…

Teenage TV Audiences and Energy Drink Advertisements

Researchers at Dartmouth College examined a database of television advertisements broadcast between March 2012 and February 2013 on 139 network and cable channels and found that more than 608 hours of advertisements for energy drinks were aired. Nearly half of those advertisements, 46.5%, appeared on networks with content themes likely to appeal to adolescents.

What the CIA was really up to after 9/11

Robert Grenier joined the CIA in 1979, just as the Shah of Iran fled to America. It was a low point for the agency, but Mr Grenier, imbued with the ethos of the fine East Coast schools he had attended, particularly Dartmouth College from which he had only recently graduated, was eager to serve. Show More Summary

Eye roller: Global warming affects maple leaves, and the ponds they fall into

From Dartmouth College and the “dead rainbows and starving unicorns” department, complete with artist’s conception: Climate-warmed leaves change lake ecosystems, Dartmouth-led study finds HANOVER, N.H. – Rising soil temperatures significantly...Show More Summary

Baby formula poses higher arsenic risk to newborns than breast milk

In the first U.S. study of urinary arsenic in babies, Dartmouth College researchers found that formula-fed infants had higher arsenic levels than breast-fed infants, and that breast milk itself contained very low arsenic concentrations. The findings appear Feb. 23 online in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. A PDF is available on request. read more

The brain area involved in eye movements, heading is...

An area of the brain involved in eye movements also plays an important role in establishing our direction and navigating our environment, a Dartmouth College study finds. The study appears in The Journal of Neuroscience. A PDF is available on request. read more

Clap For ‘Em: Dartmouth College Will Offer #BlackLivesMatter Course On Racial Inequality In America

Dartmouth College Announces #BlackLivesMatter Courses On Racial Inequality In America Darmouth College is taking a step in the right direction by planning to offer courses centered around educating students in racial inequality and violence in America. via Fox News Dartmouth

'Truth' in a Post-Christian West

Just last month, noted Matt Rocheleau for the Boston Globe, "Up to 64 Dartmouth College students — including some athletes — could face suspension or other disciplinary action for cheating in an ethics class this past fall." Cheating in ethics class? This speaks for itself.

Astronomical "CAT scan" reveals cavity-filled supernova interior

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Observations recorded in a study by researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian and Dartmouth College have shed light on the interior of the much-studied exploded star, Cassiopeia A. Using the astronomical equivalent of a CAT scan, the team...Show More Summary

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