Dartmouth

crime

Canada's Prison System Can't Figure Out How to Handle This Violent Teen

He killed a man at 15. He's fought guards and bullied his fellow teen inmates. Now he's caught in a fight in Nova Scotia about where he belongs.
Katie Toth
10.24.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Man Named Grabher Just Wants His Vanity License Plate Back

The Nova Scotia Department of Transportation took his "GRABHER” plates away.
Manisha Krishnan
3.24.17
Football

No Tackling In Practice? Not a Problem in Ivy League Football

The Ivy League just finished its first season without full-contact tackling in practice. It's too soon to definitively state the new measure's effects, but other conferences are already curious.
Gregory Lee Sullivan
11.28.16
college football

Why The Ivy League's Ban On Practice Tackling Is The Future Of Football

When the Ivy League recently announced a ban on tackling during in-season practices, football purists were aghast. But the sport's long-term health depends on eliminating unnecessary hitting.
Ty Schalter
4.15.16
Space

Virtual Reality Could Provide Healthy Escape for Homesick Astronauts

Dartmouth-led researchers are testing virtual reality nature scenes in an isolated arctic base.
David Jagneaux
1.10.16
caribou

Why Giant Mosquitoes Are Suddenly Swarming Greenland

"They’re aggressive because they’re desperate."
Kendra Pierre-Louis
8.3.15
Music

Dartmouth Is Holding a Turing Test Competition for Poetry, Prose, and Beats

See if your machines can match real writers, DJs, and poets.
Clinton Nguyen
6.29.15
depression

How Your Phone Can Tell If You're Depressed

The unseen and largely unsung components of our devices are often what most accurately reflect our personal lives in bits of data.
Jordan Pearson
9.22.14
Stuff

I Ghostwrite Chinese Students' Ivy League Admissions Essays

When you think about your future multi-million dollar shipping moguls and up-and-coming diplomats, please remember a small handful of them probably received their Ivy League degrees thanks to me.
Eunice Park
8.30.14
Interviews

An Explanation From the Scientist Behind That Cat Poop Cancer Treatment

You won't ever cure your cancer by eating cat poop, if that's what you were thinking. Dr. David J. Bzik, who has worked with toxoplasma for over a decade, is more interested in other aspects of his discovery.
Mike Pearl
7.17.14