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November 2017

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Athletics Director Harry Sheehy wrote today to the Friends of Dartmouth Golf to reassure them that, um, the College will still have a varsity golf program going forward. As for the Hanover Country Club and…
A senior member of the faculty writes in about the suspension of the three professors in the Department of Psychology and Brain Science (PBS): It looks as if the school may have known a lot…
At this time I have no information on the out-of-state incident to which Professor Heatherton’s attorney refers in the above statement. It seems curious that the College would announce simultaneously that all three professors…
We are not the only people thinking that the Hanlon administration tried to cover up the deeds of the Psychology and Brain Science professors. The Union Leader implicitly observes that the College could well be…
The gravamen of the concerns regarding Professors Heatherton, Kelley, and Whalen might well have something to do with their research, which the NYT describes in near-titillating detail: Dr. Heatherton and Dr. Kelley were among the…

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