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As midterm elections near, professors consider students' role

Historical voting patterns predict generally low levels of participation in midterm elections among young people. And next Tuesday is unlikely to break the trend of low voter turnout, said University of New Hampshire political science professor Andrew Smith.

 

Design-your-own floors see varied success in first term

Seven weeks after the first design-your-own living learning communities took up residence across campus, participants report varying levels of engagement with their floormates, with certain floors providing more programming and a stronger sense of community.

 

Professor Q&A: Bruce Duthu

It’s an interesting convergence of cultural issues and historical factors, where the Navajo, like most tribes in the U.S., have endured and have successfully withstood pressure from external agents – missionary, federal and state actors – who work actively to stomp out any vestige of indigenous culture, including the language.

 

Students express solidarity with sexual assault survivors

 

Tuck sees 98 percent placement in 2014

 

Repairs to golf course close country club

 

Region sees spike in heroin overdoses

The Upper Valley has seen a rise in the number of heroin overdoses in the past few months, and the rise has been partly attributed to a fentanyl–laced batch of heroin being distributed throughout the area.

 

Civil rights leader Julian Bond talks social activism

Civil rights leader Julian Bond spoke about social activism and his experience leading protests during the civil rights movement during a talk on Thursday afternoon. The event, which attracted more than 200 people, was presented in conjunction with “Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties,” an exhibition featured at the Hood Museum of Art until Dec. 14.

 

Political study spurs controversy in Montana

For the past week, Dartmouth and Stanford University have been embroiled in controversy over a research project that has potentially affected Montana’s upcoming Supreme Court elections by implying the nonpartisan candidates had party affiliations.

 

Teach for America participation drops

The number of Dartmouth graduates joining Teach for America fell from 33 in 2013 to 21 in 2014, dropping the College from 8th to 12th place in the organization’s highest contributing medium-sized schools. This changes comes as the program seeks to broaden the pool of universities it draws from.

 

DHMC prepares for Ebola