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One-on-One: Abbey D’Agostino ’14

On Sunday, former Dartmouth women’s track and cross country star and 13-time All-American runner Abbey D’Agostino ’14 earned a spot in the World Championships in Beijing. The Dartmouth sat down with her to discuss her post-graduate running career, her training plan and this most recent success.

Joe Purritano ’16 chosen in MLB draft

For any kid whose favorite scent is fresh-cut grass mixed with a newly opened package of Big League Chew gum, whose idol is Benny “the Jet” Rodriquez from “The Sandlot” (1993) and whose first love was his very first mitt, making it to the big leagues is the ultimate dream. For Joe Purritano ’16, Big Green Baseball’s 2014-2015 season’s deadly designated hitter and RBI leader, the Cincinnati Reds just made this coveted dream a reality.

One on One with Madison Hughes ’15

In his time away from the Dartmouth Rugby Football Club, Madison Hughes ’15 served as acting captain and played scrum half for the United States national team, the Men’s Eagles Sevens, in the HSBC World Series. For the first time, rugby sevens will be included in the Olympics with the United States officially qualifying for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Games. Hughes has been chosen once again to captain the team for the first sevens showing at the Games. With Hughes on campus to finish his degree, The Dartmouth sat down to discuss rugby, college and his future plans.


Rogerson ’89 discusses his film “Still Dreaming” (2014)

Hank Rogerson ’89 and Jilann Spitzmiller ’89 have been making films together since they met at Dartmouth over 30 years ago. Their newest documentary, “Still Dreaming” (2014) chronicles a group of elderly actors living at a home for retired Broadway performers who put on Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The film will screen at the Hopkins Center this Friday followed by a question and answer session with Rogerson and Spitzmiller.

Drake, Bjork top best albums so far

As spring term comes to a close and summer is now in sight, it’s hard to believe that we are nearly halfway through 2015. It seems like just yesterday music blogs, radio stations and television specials were reflecting on 2014 and releasing their “Best Of” lists. Now that June is officially upon us, it’s already time to start reflecting on some of the top albums released so far in 2015.

The Mirror

Editor’s Note

Although we pride ourselves on being the most social Ivy, I feel as though Dartmouth students often take it for granted how hard it is to make friends and how important it is to keep them. If you don’t make a conscious effort to prioritize friends, you run the risk of losing them.

An Open Reflection: Commemorating the Lives and Impacts of Blaine Steinberg and Torin Tucker

As the members of the Class of 2015 prepare today to embark on the rest of their lives — jobs, service opportunities, enrollments in continuing education in high-up and far-off places — two seats are left vacant, filled only by the flowers in honor of the memories of Blaine Steinberg ’15 and Torin Tucker ’15. But their roles in this community can be described as anything but empty.