Dartmouth College traditions
American Ivy League college in Hanover, New Hampshire, are deeply entrenched in the student life of the institution and are well known nationally.- Dartmouth College traditions
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Private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.
Dartmouth is known for its strong undergraduate focus, Greek culture, and wide array of enduring campus traditions.
Daily student newspaper at Dartmouth College and America's oldest college newspaper.
Special editions are printed for such events as Homecoming weekend, Winter Carnival, Green Key Weekend and Commencement, and a special freshman issue is sent to the homes of all incoming students the summer before matriculation.
American singer, musician, and radio and TV personality who made a major contribution to the growth of country music after World War II.
A dance to Foley's recording of "Papa" John Gordy's song, The Salty Dog Rag, has been a tradition at Dartmouth College since 1972 where it is taught to freshmen during orientation.
Oldest and largest collegiate outing club in the United States.
By 1911, the club had decided to enhance the Field Day by inviting women, holding further social festivities, and renaming it the "Winter Carnival", an event which has been carried out every year since, excepting 1918 (due to lack of coal and wood).
Ski area in the northeastern United States, in Lyme, New Hampshire.
The Dartmouth Ski Team hosts the alpine skiing events of the Dartmouth Winter Carnival there annually.
Conservative newspaper at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.
Prior to the event, the shanties had been deemed illegal by the Hanover Police Department and the College had requested that the protesters vacate the Green prior to the traditional festivities of the Dartmouth Winter Carnival.
Host to many Greek organizations, and a significant percentage of the undergraduate student body is active in Greek life.
The Dartmouth chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha sponsors an annual step performance known as the Green Key StepShow.
Cabin complex at the base of Mount Moosilauke in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
The lodge is open from May to mid-November, with two weeks starting in the end of August reserved for the Dartmouth First-Year Trips.
American educator and physicist.
Many of the college's most cherished institutions and traditions took shape during the Nichols administration, including the Dartmouth Outing Club and Winter Carnival.
Greco-Roman-themed costume party where attendees wear a toga with sandals.
Chris Miller, who was one of the writers of Animal House, attended Dartmouth College where the toga party was a popular costume event at major fraternity parties (such as Winter Carnival and Green Key Weekend) during the late 1950s and early 1960s.