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What A School Year Of Intoxicated Dartmouth Students Looks Like

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Dartmouth College has received a steady flow of attention over the years to its reputation as a school where a copious amount of beer is consumed, and one where beer pong is a religion.

The Dartmouth, the student newspaper at the college, runs a blog called DartBeat. Each week, DartBeat discloses a campus blotter. The newspaper's editor cautions it shouldn't be considered comprehensive, but it does cover a pretty good share of the calls Safety & Security make in response to drunk students, and gives a peek at how frequently students end up in the hospital for intoxication.

We sorted through the ones relating to intoxication and with permission from The Dartmouth have published them all in this post below. There is a gap in December due to Dartmouth's D-Plan, which is a modified quarter system, so few people are still on campus that month.

In all, Dartmouth Safety & Security and Hanover police responded to intoxicated students on campus at least 96 times between Sept. 14, 2013 and May 18, 2014. Students were taken to Dick's House, a college-run medical services facility, for intoxication at least 66 times, and to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center 25 times.

Dartmouth's administration is undergoing an effort through committees and summits to outline a plan to address sexual assault, binge drinking and other campus climate issues.

September 14, 4:16 a.m. Mid Mass Hall S&S responded to a call about an intoxicated woman who entered another student’s room, put on clothes found in the room, and slept in the student’s bed. The woman was taken to Dick’s House for the night.

September 14, 5:24 a.m. South Main Street Hanover Police found a student stumbling on South Main Street. The student was arrested and transported to Dick’s House.

September 14, 11:26 p.m. S&S and Dartmouth EMS responded to a Good Sam call for a graduate student. The student was admitted to Dick’s House for the night.

September 15, 12:08 a.m. South Fayerweather S&S responded to a report of criminal mischief. The individual responsible was identified and taken to Dick’s House.

September 15, 1:23 a.m. North Main Street S&S officers identified an intoxicated individual on North Main Street. The individual was taken to Dick’s House.

September 15, 2:45 a.m. Fahey Hall An intoxicated individual was found in Fahey, and taken to Dick’s House. The individual ran from Dick’s House without clearance from the Dick’s House staff. S&S officers were able to relocate the individual, however the staff at Dick’s House was reluctant to readmit him because of the student’s previous behavior at the facility. Hanover Police was notified and the individual was arrested. The student was transported to Grafton County Jail for the night.

September 15, 8:07 a.m. Maxwell Apartment S&S received a report for an unresponsive male in Maxwell. The student was found leaning on a trash can. The student was responsive. The student was taken to Dick’s House and admitted.

Sept. 28, 1:35 a.m. McLane Hall Safety and Security responded with Dartmouth EMS to McLane Hall for a Good Sam call. The individual was transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for a high level of intoxication. The individual was later brought back to campus.

Sept. 28, 2:04 a.m. Bissell Hall Safety and Security responded to Bissell with Dartmouth EMS to a request for a welfare check. The individual was found to be intoxicated and was transported to Dick’s House for the night.

Sept. 28, 2:34 a.m. South St. Safety and Security responded to South St. with the Hanover Police for an intoxicated male. The individual refused to cooperate with the Hanover Police and was subsequently arrested. S&S later transported the individual to Dick’s House, where he spent the night for high levels of intoxication.

Sept. 28, 3:57 a.m. McLane Hall Safety and Security responded with Dartmouth EMS to McLane for a Good Sam call. S&S transported the individual to Dick’s House for the night.

Sept. 28, 10:44 p.m. Lord Hall Safety and Security responded to Lord for an intoxicated individual. S&S was able to locate the individual, who was transported to Dick’s House for the night.

Sept. 28 ,11:51 p.m. Fahey Hall Safety and Security responded to Fahey for an individual who was falling in and out of consciousness. The individual was found to be intoxicated and was brought to Dick’s House for the night.

Sept. 29, 12:39 a.m. Little Hall Safety and Security responded to Little for a report of two people lying on the ground. S&S officers found that one individual had been drinking but was not impaired, the individual was turned over to a friend for the night.

Sept. 27, 10:28 p.m. Berry Hall Safety and Security responded to Berry Residential Hall for a Good Sam call. The individual was transported to Dick’s House and spent the night for intoxication.

Oct. 5, 11:46 p.m. McLane Hall Safety and Security and EMS responded to McLane Hall for a report of an intoxicated male. Officers performed a quick evaluation and determined that the individual would need further care at DHMC. He was later admitted to Dick’s House.

Oct. 5, 12:25 a.m. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Safety and Security transported a male student from Dick’s House to DHMC for treatment of injured knuckles. The individual had punched something. Officers noticed the individual had a strong odor of alcohol so the individual was taken back to Dick’s House, where he was admitted for the night.

Oct. 5, 1:52 a.m. Russell Sage Safety and Security responded with Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services to a call from Russell Sage for an intoxicated male. The male was evaluated and transported to Dick’s House, and was admitted for the night.

Oct. 5, 4:26 a.m. Park St. Safety and Security officers at the Hanover Inn responded to Park Street where a female student was intoxicated. Paramedics evaluated her and she was transported to Dick’s House, where she was admitted.

Oct. 6, 1:36 a.m. Routine Safety and Security officers observed an individual showing signs of intoxication who was being carried by two other individuals. The individual was not a Dartmouth student, so Safety and Security requested an ambulance and the individual was transported to DHMC.

Oct. 6, 2:20 a.m. Webster Ave. Safety and Security responded to a call from Hanover Police at Webster Ave., where a Hanover Police officer had observed an individual on his hands and knees vomiting. The individual was given the option to go to either Dick’s House or DHMC, but the individual tried to run away. At that time, he was arrested and transported to DHMC.

Oct. 6, 3:09 a.m. The Green Safety and Security received a call from Hanover Police requesting an officer meet them at the Green, where Hanover Police turned over a male Dartmouth student whom they had observed showing signs of significant intoxication. The individual was transported to Dick’s House. After evaluation, he was transported to DHMC for further treatment. He eventually returned to Dick’s House.

Oct. 20, 12:32 a.m. S&S and Dartmouth EMS responded to Berry Hall for a Good Sam. The individual was intoxicated and transported to DHMC for evaluation, and was later transported back to Dick’s House where he was admitted.

Oct. 20, 1:24 a.m. S&S and Dartmouth EMS responded to a call from the Tabard coed fraternity for an intoxicated female. She was transported to Dick’s House and admitted for the night.

Oct. 26, 9:50 p.m. Alumni Hall Safety and Security officers responded to a Good Samaritan call for an intoxicated female at a party. The individual was unresponsive and was transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for further evaluation. She was eventually released.

Oct. 26, 10:15 p.m. Alumni Hall Safety and Security officers responded to another Good Samaritan call for a nonstudent visitor who was intoxicated. The visitor was transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center due to his high level of intoxication.

Oct. 26, 11:06 p.m. The Hopkins Center Safety and Security and Emergency Medical Services responded to a call from the Hopkins Center for an intoxicated female. The female was transported to Dick’s House and admitted for the night.

Oct. 26, 1:41 a.m. Collis Safety and Security and EMS responded to Collis for a report of an intoxicated male who was transported to Dick’s House due to his high levels of intoxication.

Oct. 26, 1:23 a.m. The Green Safety and Security officers noticed three males who appeared to be intoxicated while biking across the Green. Two ran away when approached, but all were identified as non-students in possession of bikes that they did not own. The individuals were given trespass letters.

Oct. 26, 2:24 a.m. Mass Row Safety and Security saw a female who appeared to be intoxicated walking down Mass Row with a sign. She admitted she had taken the sign from a fraternity, and she was then transported and admitted to Dick’s House.

Oct. 26, 3:58 a.m. Dick’s House Safety and Security officers met with two males and a female outside of Dick’s House. The two males were bringing the female to Dick’s House as a Good Sam. The female was intoxicated and uncooperative. The Hanover Police Department was called and officers transported her to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for protective custody. She was later released, but Hanover Police may charge the individual with disorderly conduct.

Oct. 25, 11:22 p.m. Tabard Safety and Security responded to a call from Tabard for an intoxicated female. She was transported to Dick’s House where she was admitted for the night.

Nov. 8, 10:12 p.m. Hanover Inn A Safety and Security officer saw what appeared to be an intoxicated female at a formal event. Hanover Fire and Police Departments responded and the female was evaluated before being transported to Dick’s House, where she was admitted and stayed for the night.

Nov. 9, 12:02 a.m. Dick’s House Safety and Security responded to the first floor of Dick’s House, where a male student was sleeping. He appeared to be intoxicated and was taken upstairs where he was evaluated and then stayed for the night.

Nov. 9, 12:43 a.m. While conducting a party check, Safety and Security came across an intoxicated female. She was evaluated by Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services and taken to Dick’s House where she spent the night.

Nov. 9, 1:28 a.m. Safety and Security received a call from a fraternity to help them shut down a party. While there, officers encountered an intoxicated male. Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services evaluated him and he was taken to Dick’s House where he spent the night.

Nov. 10, 1:15 a.m. Chi Gamma Epsilon Safety and Security received a Good Samaritan call for a male student at Chi Gamma Epsilon fraternity. Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services evaluated him and he was turned over to a friend.

Jan. 11, 1:04 a.m. Officers were conducting a party check at Psi Upsilon when they observed a non-student female who was highly intoxicated. The individual was turned over to Hanover Police.

Jan. 12, 1:00 a.m. Officers responded between Wheeler and Richardson to two females who were intoxicated. Neither of the females were affiliated with Dartmouth. Hanover Police responded and took them into custody.

Jan. 12, 2:24 a.m. S&S received a call from Hanover Fire Department who said that a delivery person had seen a person staggering near the Ledyard bridge. The Fire Department and S&S responded and located the student who was intoxicated and brought him to Dick’s House, where he spent the night.

Jan. 12, 2:40 a.m. S&S officers responded to Gile for an intoxicated female. She was transported to Dick’s House and admitted for the night.

Jan. 18, 2:03 a.m. Russell Sage Safety and Security responded to a complaint about a smell of marijuana. When officers investigated, they found a student and a non-student who were intoxicated and also appeared to have been smoking marijuana. Because there was a non-student involved, the police were notified and the student in charge of the room allowed a search by Hanover Police. The alcohol and drug-paraphernalia-related evidence were then confiscated. Both the student and the non-student were arrested and taken to the Hanover Police Department for processing. The student was released back to the Department of Safety and Security and admitted to Dick’s House, where he spent the night due to his high level of intoxication.

Jan. 19, 2:21 a.m. Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Safety and Security officers and Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services responded to a call about an intoxicated individual. The individual was transported to Dick’s House, where he stayed the night.

Jan. 20, 2:35 a.m. Bissell Hall Safety and Security officers responded to a call about an intoxicated individual and transported him to Dick’s House, where he was evaluated and admitted for the night.

Jan. 26, 1:26 a.m. Russell Sage: A Safety and Security officer was dispatched to Russell Sage upon receiving a report of an intoxicated male student in the Class of 2017. The student had entered another student’s room and been ushered out. He was transported to Dick’s House and admitted due to his level of intoxication.

Jan. 26, 3:37 a.m. Baker-Berry Library: Safety and Security, Hanover Police, Hanover Emergency Ambulance Service and Dartmouth EMS officers were dispatched upon receiving a report of an intoxicated student, a female in the Class of 2017. The student was taken directly to DHMC due to her level of intoxication.

Feb. 1, 1:42 a.m. Kappa Kappa Kappa Fraternity: Safety and Security, Dartmouth Emergency Medical Service, the Hanover Fire Department and Hanover Police responded to an intoxicated male member of the Class of 2016, who was transported to DHMC due to his level of intoxication. He was later transported to Dick’s House and admitted.

Feb. 1, 7:39 p.m. Thompson Arena: A Safety and Security officer was notified of an intoxicated male member of the Class of 2017. He was evaluated by Dartmouth EMS and transported to Dick’s House, where he was admitted due to his level of intoxication.

Feb. 2, 2:51 a.m. Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity: Safety and Security and Dartmouth EMS responded to an intoxicated male member of the Class of 2017. He was transported to Dick’s House, where he spent the night due to his level of intoxication.

Feb. 15, 4:03 a.m. Fahey Hall: Safety and Security officers and Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services transported an intoxicated male member of the Class of 2017 to Dick’s House, where the nurses said he would spend the night. He continued acting in a disorderly fashion, so Hanover Police arrested the student and transported him to Grafton County jail.

Feb. 15, 11:45 p.m. Collis Common Ground: A male medical student approached a Safety and Security officer to report that an intoxicated male medical student had spit beer in a woman’s face and requested the intoxicated student be removed from the event. The complainant would not give any further details about the female victim. The intoxicated male refused Safety and Security transport to Dick’s House for evaluation and became argumentative. Hanover Police was notified and turned the intoxicated male over to a friend.

Feb. 16, 4:36 a.m. Safety and Security officers and Hanover Police responded to a private residence where an intoxicated male member of the Class of 2015 was attempting to enter the house. After a short foot chase, Hanover Police arrested the male for resisting arrest. A Safety and Security officer transported him to Dick’s House. The male fled from Dick’s House. Hanover Police then took him into custody and transported him to Grafton County Jail.

March 1, 4:05 a.m. French Hall: A Safety and Security officer responded for a Good Samaritan call for a male member of the Class of 2017. The officer transported him to Dick’s House.

March 2, 12:11 a.m. Zeta Psi fraternity: Safety and Security officers and Hanover Police responded to a disorderly, intoxicated male member of the Class of 2016. The man assaulted a Safety and Security officer and kicked their vehicle. He was arrested by Hanover Police and will be charged with disorderly conduct, unlawful possession and intoxication and possibly simple assault. One officer was taken to the hospital for injuries. He was treated and later released.

April 12, 1:54 a.m. the Green: A Safety and Security officer observed a prospective female student staggering on the Green, and Hanover Police took the student to the police station. Her parents were notified.

April 13, 2:34 a.m. Novack Café: Safety and Security officers located two intoxicated students, who were identified by security camera, in the bathroom of Novack Café. Both were admitted to Dick’s House for their high levels of intoxication.

April 13, 2:59 a.m. Goldstein Hall: Safety and Security officers responded to a call for a violent intoxicated male in Goldstein. He was transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

April 13, 3:56 a.m. East Wheelock: Safety and Security officers assisted Hanover Police with two male students. One was transported to Dick’s House for intoxication, but he fled. Officers located him but were unable to return him to Dick’s House because of his condition. He was taken to the police station and subsequently Grafton County Jail. The other individual was sober and not retained.

April 13, 7:26 a.m. Goldstein Hall: Safety and Security officers responded to a female student found asleep under a coffee table. She was taken to Dick’s House for her high intoxication.

April 19, 2:15 a.m. Collis Center: Safety and Security officers found students holding down a heavily intoxicated male student on the patio. Hanover Police took the student into protective custody and eventually turned him over to a friend.

April 20, 2:38 a.m. McCulloch Hall: A custodian called Safety and Security about a mess in the building, but officers could not locate anyone in the immediate area when they responded. An undergraduate advisor provided the name of a student who may have become ill. Officers located the individual, who showed signs of intoxication, and he was transported to Dick’s House.

April 26, 1:30 a.m. Fayerweather cluster: Safety and Security officers and Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services responded to the Fayerweathers for an intoxicated female. She was transported to Dick’s House where she was evaluated and spent the night.

April 27, 12:35 a.m. near McLaughlin cluster: Safety and Security officers noticed four males carrying a pong table outside. Two of the males ran and the other two were identified and transported to Dick’s House, where they spent the night. The pong table had been taken from Tabard coed fraternity the previous weekend. Officers located the other two males, who had fled the scene. They were also admitted to Dick’s House due to their levels of intoxication.

April 27, 4:34 a.m. New Hampshire Hall: Safety and Security officers and Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services responded to a call about an intoxicated female. She was transported to Dick’s House and admitted for the night due to her level of intoxication.

May 2, 9:10 p.m. Hitchcock Hall: Hanover Police and Fire Department responded to a male refusing to leave his floormate’s room. The individual appeared to be under the influence of drugs. He was transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for evaluation and then sent to Dick’s House for the night.

May 3, 12:08 a.m. Russell Sage Hall: Safety and Security officers, Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services and Hanover’s emergency ambulance service responded to a highly intoxicated male. He was initially sent to DHMC for his high level of intoxication but spent the night at Dick’s House.

May 3, 1:53 a.m. Webster Avenue: Safety and Security officers were called about a highly intoxicated male. When officers arrived, Hanover Police officers were already at the scene. They transferred him to Safety and Security and he spent the night at Dick’s House.

May 3, 4:13 p.m. Bones Gate fraternity: Safety and Security and Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services responded to an unconscious male. When they arrived they found he had slipped in mud and had been unconscious for a few minutes. The individual was transported to DHMC for evaluation.

May 3, 9:34 p.m. Sigma Nu fraternity: Safety and Security officers responded to a car alarm that had been going off repeatedly. Officers located the owner of the car, who admitted to having intentionally sounded the alarm to aggravate neighbors. The male was admitted to Dick’s House for his high level of intoxication.

May 4, 1:15 a.m. Hitchcock Hall: Safety and Security officers responded to an intoxicated male. He was transported to Dick’s House for the night.

May 4, 4:39 a.m. near Kemeny Hall and Novack Café: Safety and Security officers noticed an intoxicated male between Kemeny and Novack. They evaluated the individual, and he spent the night in Dick’s House for his high level of intoxication.

May 11, 1:34 a.m. Cohen Hall: Hanover Police Department asked a Safety and Security officer to check on a female, who was found to be intoxicated. She was transported to Dick’s House where she was evaluated and admitted.

May 11, 2:37 a.m. A Hanover Police Officer observed a member of the Class of 2015 littering and later found out he had been drinking. The student was given a summons for underage possession by consumption. A Safety and Security officer transported him to Dick’s House, where he spent the night due to his level of intoxication.

May 16, 4:30 p.m. Webster Avenue: Safety and Security officers working at Phi Delta Alpha fraternity’s Block Party asked an individual to dispose of an open container. The individual refused and shoved the officer when asked for identification. The individual was identified by Hanover Police and Safety and Security officers.

May 16, 7:23 p.m. Cohen Hall: Safety and Security officers and Dartmouth Emergency Medical Services responded to an intoxicated female. She was admitted to Dick’s House.

May 16, 7:39 p.m. Russell Sage Hall: Safety and Security and Dartmouth EMS responded to an unconscious intoxicated woman. She was admitted to Dick’s House.

May 16, 7:43 p.m. Gold Coast Lawn: Safety and Security officers noticed an intoxicated female at the concert near Streeter Hall. The individual was transported to Dick’s House and admitted.

May 16, 8:13 p.m. Class of 1953 Commons: Safety and Security officers responded to ’53 Commons where a male member of the Class of 2016 was passed out. He was evaluated and turned over to a sober friend.

May 16, 8:32 p.m. Fahey Hall: Safety and Security officers and the Hanover Fire Department ambulance responded for an intoxicated female. She was transported to DHMC.

May 16, 10:09 p.m. Mid-Fayerweather Hall: Safety and Security officers responded to a call regarding an individual for belligerent conduct and high level of intoxication. The individual was taken into protective custody by Hanover Police.

May 16, 10:09 p.m. McLane Hall: Safety and Security officers responded to a male member of the Class of 2017. He was transported by ambulance to DHMC due to his high level of intoxication.

May 16, 10:15 p.m. Parkhurst Hall: Officers responded for an intoxicated male behind Parkhurst. He was transported by ambulance to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

May 16, 10:18 p.m. Bissell Hall: Safety and Security officers and Dartmouth EMS responded for a female who was intoxicated. She was taken by ambulance to DHMC.

May 16, 10:40 p.m. French Hall: Safety and Security and Dartmouth EMS responded for a vomiting intoxicated female. She was taken to Dick’s House and admitted.

May 16, 10:50 p.m. Cohen Hall: Safety and Security and Dartmouth EMS responded for an intoxicated female. She was taken to Dick’s House for the night.

May 16, 10:50 p.m. Gold Coast Lawn: Safety and Security observed an intoxicated female vomiting on Gold Coast lawn. She ran away from officers and was later located behind Mid-Massachusetts Hall. She was taken to DHMC by ambulance.

May 17, 12:19 a.m. Cohen Hall: Safety and Security and Dartmouth EMS responded for an intoxicated male. He was admitted to Dick’s House. In the morning, the individual left Dick’s House but was located and returned.

May 17, 12:56 a.m. Streeter Hall: Safety and Security and Dartmouth EMS responded to a report of an intoxicated male. The individual was found and transported to DHMC.

May 17, 1:19 a.m. Maple Street: Safety and Security officers responded to a report of an intoxicated student. She was located and transported to DHMC.

May 17, 1:32 a.m. South Massachusetts Hall: Safety and Security officers and Dartmouth EMS responded for a belligerent, intoxicated male. The individual was turned over to a sober friend.

May 17, 1:49 a.m. Fahey Hall: Safety and Security officers and Dartmouth EMS responded for an intoxicated female. She was transported to Dick’s House and then DHMC.

May 17, 2:46 a.m. Kappa Delta Epsilon sorority: Safety and Security officers responded to a report of an unknown intoxicated female who would not leave the premises. The individual would not tell anyone who she was. Hanover Police identified her as member of the Class of 2012. She was taken into protective custody.

May 17, 3:26 a.m. Dick’s House: Safety and Security officers responded to Dick’s House for a male who had been brought in by a friend. He was transported to DHMC.

May 17, 5:24 a.m. Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity: Safety and Security and Dartmouth EMS responded to evaluate two students who were Good Sammed. One was turned over to a sober friend and the other was admitted to Dick’s House.

May 17, 7:52 p.m. South Main Street: The Hanover Fire Department alerted Safety and Security that a male member of the Class of 2016 had been removed from the building following a minor fire. He was intoxicated and refused to leave the building. He was later transported to Dick’s House.

May 18, 12:22 a.m. Berry Hall: Safety and Security officers responded for an intoxicated male. He was admitted to Dick’s House.

May 18, 1:00 a.m. Collis Center: Safety and Security officers in Collis saw a male who was unsteady on his feet. He was found to be intoxicated and was admitted to Dick’s House.

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