Around the Ivies

Brown University: Over winter break, 35 students from different class years and majors at Brown opted to live in a church in downtown Providence, Rhode Island in order to focus on exploring and engaging with local service issues, the Brown Daily Herald reported. The students, who were participating in the “Winter Break Projects” run by the Swearer Center for Public Service, engaged in focused discussions on homelessness, healthcare and education, among other issues, during their time on the program.

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From the Archives: The Best of Dartmouth Overheards 2006-2014

As many of our readers already know, Dartbeat has recently taken on the hefty responsibility of compiling Dartmouth Overheards each week. So, with midterms looming far too near in our futures and the Nor’easter dipping temperatures, we’ve decided to bring some joy to campus by digging back into the archives to find some of the best Dartmouth Overheard’s The Dartmouth has published since 2006. Don’t forget to check Dartbeat each Friday for campus’s latest Overheards, and all week for exciting online content!

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Campus Blotter

Jan. 24, 12:58 p.m., Occom Pond: Safety and Security officers responded to a report of an injured member of the faculty at Occom Pond. The member of the faculty had apparently fallen while skating, and was evaluated for an elbow injury by Dartmouth EMS.

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FoCo Joe: Red Velvet Cookie Layered Cake

Courtesy of Joseph Kind, The Dartmouth Staff

Bow down to red velvet. Today in FoCo arrived a delicious new dessert option, perched alongside the pies, pastries, muffins, brownies, crumbles and countless other baked goods of yore. Red velvet — cake, to be specific.  As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to do something with it, but what can be done to augment the FoCo treat that already has everything?  How does one honorably transform an already heavy dessert flavor like red velvet?  Undoubtedly, this task is especially difficult when the red velvet is in cake form. Thus, I faced a challenge for my column this week.

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Ranking Hanover’s Best Late Night Pizza

Courtesy of Caroline Berens, The Dartmouth Staff, and Annette Denekas

Whether drunk with their floor mates or watching a late night movie with friends, nearly every Dartmouth student has picked up the phone at one point or another to order some non-DDS pizza. Each of these students — while exercising different levels of cognitive functionality — has faced the same timeless question in this moment: where should I order pizza from? Should it be the tried and true Everything But Anchovies? The beloved Ramunto’s Brick & Brew Pizzeria? Under the radar C&A’s? Even sober and fully rested, there are no easy answers.

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If Dartmouth Administrators Had Twitter

Hanlon Tweet

Here @Dartbeat, we’ve tweeted @HanlonStache enough times to realize that our esteemed President, despite having a tremendous mustache, is not in fact on twitter. So, to fill the void left by his and other administrator’s absences, we’ve imagined what the twitter profiles of President Phil Hanlon ’77, Director of GLOS Wes Schaub, Undergraduate Dean Natalie Hoyt and Provost Carolyn Dever might look like. We’ve also re-imagined the twitter of Dean of Admissions Maria Laskaris, who hasn’t used her account since 2012, when she sent a grand total of four tweets.

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