Campus Blotter

Oct. 30, 2:18 p.m., Kemeny Hall: Safety and Security officers and the Hanover Fire Department responded to a cigarette disposal unit that was on fire. The officers extinguished the fire, and Hanover Fire determined that the incident was caused by paper in the cigarette disposal unit.

Oct. 31, 1:32 a.m., McLane Hall: Safety and Security officers, Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services, the Hanover Fire Department and the Hanover Police Department gave medical assistance to an intoxicated student. The student was admitted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for further evaluation.
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7 Spooky Bangers and Monster Mash-Ups


Halloween songs are like horror movies. There are some great ones, some okay ones and some that are so bad it’s scaaaary. With so many options out there, you may be overwhelmed by choices as you assemble a playlist for your Halloween party. I’ve assembled a few songs with a spooky vibe that aren’t so mainstream (I’m a Halloween hipster) that you might want to listen to during your party.
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9 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes your Non-Dartmouth Friends Won’t Understand


Overheard ‘19: “I’m so stressed!
Other ’19: “Why? What’s wrong?”
‘19: “I have a paper due tomorrow and a midterm on Wednesday. But that’s fine. I’m stressing about my Halloween costume. It might not come on time!”

If you are Overheard ’19, don’t stress. Dartbeat’s got you on the costume front. Why not use one of these Dart-themed ideas?
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Ghosts At Dartmouth

Courtesy of Will Peisch, The Dartmouth Staff

Halloween — the day on which some believe spirits walk the earth again to perform their unfinished business — is only days away. As it turns out, Dartmouth has a fairly extensive history with ghosts, as I discovered looking through the special collections at Rauner this past weekend. Not only was I able to say the sentence “yes, I’d like to see the Ghost File,” with a straight face, but I was able to collect information on a few Dartmouth ghosts to share with you all. Here’s what the Ghost File had to offer.
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The Chicken Baby of Halloween


Why did the baby cross the road? … BECAUSE HE WAS A CHICKEN!

This year was my first Dartmouth Halloweekend and it was very interesting to say the least. Some people dressed up all week — that’s too much of a time commitment for me to even wrap my head around. It took every ounce of my creativity to come up with one very hackneyed costume, so major props to those who banged out two-plus costumes last weekend (especially the guy that showed up to class as Super Mario! Oh, and the ’18s who went out in 30-degree weather wearing nothing but diapers.)

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