The traditions of Dartmouth College, an American Ivy League college in Hanover, New Hampshire, are deeply entrenched in the student life of the institution and are well-known nationally. and in his inauguration address, former College president James E. Wright said that the school is "a place that is marked by strong traditions". Some of these traditions remain supported by the administration, while others are officially discouraged.
Dartmouth functions on a quarter system, and one weekend each term is set aside as a traditional celebratory event, known on campus as "big weekends" the last of which has been canceled indefinitely and was replaced in 2006 by an event called Fieldstock.
Homecoming and Dartmouth Night
Dartmouth Night starts the college's traditional "Homecoming" weekend with an evening of speeches, a parade, and... Read More