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A Portrait of Connie Britton and Kirsten Gillibrand as Young Roommates

As legend has it, a beautiful and noble friendship once blossomed in the halls of Dartmouth College: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Connie Britton were roommates in the '80s. Read more...

The Most Amazing Graph Of North Dakota Incomes You’ll See All Day

A colleague at Watchdog.org shared the graph below with me, which was created from Bureau of Economic Analysis data by Jason Sorens, a lecturer at Dartmouth College and an economic policy expert at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center. It shows the percentage increase in personal incomes in ever state from 2008 to 2012. And, uh,...

Connie Britton: Kirsten Gillibrand Was 'Larger Than Life Even In College'

Before Connie Britton was a major TV star and Kirsten Gillibrand was a major national political force, the two women were friends at Dartmouth College. In a HuffPost Live interview on Friday, Britton reflected on the time they spentShow More Summary

A Series of Tremendous College Traditions

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Mental Floss host John Green presents a series of 40 tremendous college traditions. These include Dartmouth College freshmen running around a bonfire, the University of Michigan’s annual “Hash Bash“,  and a lot of weird superstitions about arches.

9 Disturbing Revelations From The New Book About Fraternity Culture At Dartmouth

Last week, former Dartmouth College fraternity member Andrew Lohse released his purported tell-all memoir of his time in Greek life, charmingly titled "Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy." Lohse had previously chronicled the hazing...Show More Summary

There Are Some Major Problems With The Dartmouth Fraternity Tell-All

Dartmouth College fraternity whistleblower Andrew Lohse released his purported tell-all "Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy: A Memoir" this week, and the reviews have not been kind. The Dartmouth — the college's student newspaperShow More Summary

Andrew Lohse and the Rise of the Frat Bro Feminist

You've probably heard of Andrew Lohse, or at least about what Andrew Lohse has told you about being excessively hazed by the brothers of Sigma Chi Epsilon, the fraternity he was part of at Dartmouth College. Lohse got famous in 2012Show More Summary

Dartmouth Student Newspaper Slams Controversial Fraternity Hazing Tell-All

Former Dartmouth College student Andrew Lohse's purported fraternity hazing tell-all "Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy: A Memoir" was released this week, and is getting slammed with bad reviews — including a particularly critical...Show More Summary

Global Warming Will Have Weird Effects on Invasive Species

Rising temperatures may be seen as universally beneficial for non-native species expanding northward, but a Dartmouth College study suggests a warmer world may help some invaders but hurt others depending on how they and native enemies...Show More Summary

Denying A Young Woman The Right to Effectively Defend Herself

[guest post by Dana] (photo via Fox News) Private Ivy League school Dartmouth College made the news recently when they denied student Taylor Woolrich’s request to carry a gun on campus to defend herself against a stalker: Woolrich was 16 years old and working in a San Diego café when she says a man came […]

Gun Control Rule At Dartmouth College Bans Taylor Woolrich’s Protection From Stalker With ‘Rape Kit’

A gun control rule at Ivy League college Dartmouth is preventing student Taylor Woolrich from protecting herself with a concealed carry license even though police say she has a sexual predator who once stalked her while armed with what reports are calling a “rape kit” consisting of a slip noose, a knife, gloves and other

Climate warming may have unexpected impact on invasive species, Dartmouth study finds

Rising temperatures may be seen as universally beneficial for non-native species expanding northward, but a Dartmouth College study suggests a warmer world may help some invaders but hurt others depending on how they and native enemies...Show More Summary

NBC Highlights College Student Fighting for Right to Carry Gun on Campus

In a surprisingly favorable gun rights story on Thursday's NBC Today, correspondent and weekend Today host Erica Hill profiled Dartmouth college student Taylor Woolrich "in Washington D.C. speaking to a group that advocates for legal...Show More Summary

Teens murder Dartmouth professors for cash to start their life of crime together

IT’S HARD to imagine two people less deserving of the cruel fate meted out to them. Dartmouth College professors Half and Susanne Zantop were brilliant, accomplished and deeply loved by many.

Senate Holds Hearing Today on The Taxation of Income of U.S. Multinational Enterprises

The Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing today on The U.S. Tax Code: Love It, Leave It or Reform It!: Mihir Desai (Harvard University) Peter Merrill (PricewaterhouseCoopers) Leslie Robinson (Dartmouth College) Pascal Saint-Amans (OECD) Allan Sloan (Fortune) Robert Stack (U.S. Treasury Department) In connection with the hearing, the Joint Committee...

Women in Business Q&A: Cristina DeVito, CEO of Mudderella

Hailing from the sunny shores of New Jersey, Cristina brings a diverse background to the Mudderella team. From her days studying mechanical engineering at Dartmouth College to her time as a management consultant with Bain & Company, Cristina has never shied away from a new opportunity or challenge. Show More Summary

Infant toenails reveal in utero exposure to low-level arsenic, Dartmouth study finds

Infant toenails are a reliable way to estimate arsenic exposure before birth, a Dartmouth College study shows. The findings appear in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology. A PDF of the study is available on request. read more

An Ex-Banker's Approach To Personal Investing

By Conor Fernandez: After graduating from Dartmouth college, I moved to New York City to begin my first job as an investment banker. The money I earned went almost entirely towards rent, food and alcohol, but I still managed to contribute 5% of each paycheck into a 401(k). Show More Summary

#BringBackOurHaters: Shonda Rimes In Hot Water For Calling “Hashtag Activism” A Joke And Claps Back!

Shonda Rhimes gave a commencement speech at her alma mater Sunday and told graduates to avoid being azzholes. Shonda Rimes Says Hashtag Activism Is Not A Real Movement Via HuffPo reports: Speaking at Dartmouth College’s commencement ceremony Sunday, Rhimes joked

Shonda Rhimes Tells Dartmouth Graduates: 'Don't Be An Asshole'

Shonda Rhimes gave a commencement speech at her alma mater Sunday and told graduates to avoid being assholes. Speaking at Dartmouth College's commencement ceremony Sunday, Rhimes joked about how she got wasted the night before she graduated in 1991, unhappy that she'd be leaving her friends on campus. Show More Summary

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