Dartmouth College President, Sian Leah Beilock, gives a speech at commencement. Photo by Katelyn Hadley | The Dartmouth
Dartmouth College President, Sian Leah Beilock, gives a speech at commencement. Photo by Katelyn Hadley | The Dartmouth

No, I Don’t Want Your Mental Health Advocacy

The College’s “Day of Community” failed to address true student concerns.


On May 23, the Dartmouth administration paid a company more than $8,500 to host a “Day for Community” in the Hinman Forum in the Rockefeller Center. Attendees were encouraged to write reflections suggesting how to rebuild our community and received a free burrito catered by Boloco. That same day, Dartmouth Student Government separately hosted a mental wellness event at Collis Common Ground, where they distributed free journals and desserts. DSG had previously discussed programming “related to engaging in dialogue across difference and addressing wellness and providing resources” during its May 12 weekly meeting. Read more…


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