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Big Green to take on Harvard Saturday in battle of Ivy titans

On Nov. 1, 1997, Dartmouth’s starting quarterback Dalyn Williams ’16 was 3 years old. Days earlier, the five-year-old Florida Marlins defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in an 11-inning classic to win the World Series in seven games. That Saturday in Hanover was also the last meeting between Harvard and Dartmouth as undefeated football teams, and was the last time the Big Green opened a season 3-0 in the Ivy League. The game ended in a 24-0 Crimson victory and ended Dartmouth’s bid for back-to-back league titles.

Men’s soccer to face Crimson at home for top spot in Ivy League

In potentially the team’s most important game of the season, men’s soccer takes on Harvard University at Burnham Field Saturday night, looking to make up for last season’s matchup. The teams are the top two in the Ivy League standings, and Dartmouth enters the competition in a much better position than last year.

Big Green Weekend Primer

This weekend is arguably the biggest of the year for Dartmouth athletics, rivaling last spring’s baseball and softball Ivy League Championship Series weekend. Four teams -— football, men’s soccer and men’s and women’s cross country — will compete for a chance at Ivy League titles this weekend, while women’s soccer and field hockey look to play their way back into the conversation. Saturday will be enormous, with 16 of Dartmouth’s 34 varsity teams taking the field. Here are a few of our picks for the weekend.

 

Arts

Wind Ensemble, Rude Mechanicals celebrate the Bard’s 450th

Music and theater will converge when the Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble and Rude Mechanicals present a joint tribute to the 450th anniversary of the Bard’s birth. Titled “Play On! Shakespeare Set to Music,” the program will splice readings of Shakespeare text with music that he inspired.

Halloween-themed film contest brings together young artists

Lights! Camera! Action! Murder? This Wednesday and Thursday, the Black Family Visual Arts Center will transform into a Halloween-themed red carpet venue to celebrate the third annual Community Access Television Halloween-o-thon.

Student Spotlight: Desmond Fambrini '16

Desmond Fambrini ’16 said he realized the significance of the performing arts in his life while he was deciding where to attend college. Having danced for more than a decade, performing with the Oakland chapter of Culture Shock Dance Troupe and participating in various national and international dance competitions, he knew that he wanted to continue to perform and sought a college that fit both his academic and creative needs. Dartmouth was and continues to be this school, he said.

 

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