Can Dartmouth Rehabilitate Itself?

Banning hard liquor, the college reckons with its culture

Cheryl Senter, The New York Times, Redux

At Dartmouth College, fraternity houses like this one are the center of what some have come to see as a toxic social scene. The college’s president recently announced reforms that include a ban on hard liquor.
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It’s just past midnight on a Friday at Dartmouth College, and the revelers on Webster Avenue, aka frat row, are showing that it takes a lot to keep them from partying.

They move in packs of bulky parka silhouettes, some jogging stiffly with...

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