Campus Confidential

Tidbits from around the College

Dig This
Anthropology Day, celebrated on campus February 16, featured a demo of how archeologists can use drones to uncover buried secrets.

Idol Worship
Brooke Bazarian ’20 of Portland, Maine, took top honors at the 10th annual Dartmouth Idol finals March 3. Comedian Rachel Dratch ’88 was on hand to emcee the event.

Athlete in Action
Olympic runner Abbey D’Agostino ’14 spoke and took questions at a February meeting of the Dartmouth Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Flag Day
The sustainability office auctioned off a Dartmouth flag that once flew over the Green. Bids opened at $50 and closed when it went to an unnamed alum for $158.

ExUBERance
Uber has finally arrived in the Upper Valley. Drivers for the transportation service have high hopes of attracting Dartmouth students.

Locker Room Talk
Locker rooms for both hockey teams were refurbished thanks to a grassroots fundraising effort by men’s coach Bob Gaudet ’81 and former women’s coach Mark Hudak, who together raised $500,000 for the project.

Animal Rights
Alpha Delta is seeking re-recognition from the College following its 2015 ban for its practice of branding members. N.H. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Bassett ’78 recused himself from the case.

Forever Green
Dartmouth ranked 10th on the Green Universities Report issued by SaveOnEnergy.com, a Texas energy consulting firm.

Spring Fever?
The D reported that home baseball games draw the fewest number of fans among sports examined in its attendance report.

No Vacancy
Approximately 56 leave-term students, who remain in Hanover to work or do research but are not enrolled, were left without spring term housing due to high enrollment and the October Morton Hall fire.

Open Your Pie Hole
Blueberry, apple or cherry? Those were the pie choices available to competitors in a late-January pie-eating contest held between house communities. Nate Grice ’16 of South House finished first. Dartmouth Dining did the baking.

Double Down
Frank Guarini ’46 pledged $10 million to the College’s off-campus and foreign study programs, adding to his 2013 commitment of $10 million.

Where’s Keggy?
Staffers at the humor magazine The Jacko confirm that Keggy the Keg, the unofficial mascot who hasn’t made any appearances lately, is ensconced in a secure, undisclosed location, nursing a damaged nose and uncertain about how College officials might react if he emerges.

Free Maps!
The Evans Map Room induced a surge in visitors when it offered a U.S. topographical maps giveaway. Freebies will be available through spring term.

Portfolio

Alumni Books
New titles from Dartmouth writers (November/December 2017)
Education for All
Baruch College president Mitchel Wallerstein ’71 offers hope for the disadvantaged.
Is This Any Way to March?

Yes, if you’re part of the Dartmouth band, which for decades has been stepping to the beat of an unabashedly irreverent tradition.

Matt Burke ’98
On coaching in the NFL

Recent Issues

Nov - Dec 2017

Nov - Dec 2017

Sep - Oct 2017

Sep - Oct 2017

Jul - Aug 2017

Jul - Aug 2017

May - Jun 2017

May - Jun 2017

Mar - Apr 2017

Mar - Apr 2017

Jan - Feb 2017

Jan - Feb 2017