Julianna's D-PlanWhat's a D-Plan?
FallOn CampusFavorite Class: HIST 003: Europe in Medieval and Early Modern Times
My favourite part about this class was the structure of it! Three times a week, we had a large class lecture. Then, our x-hour was used for a small group discussion with our professor.
I loved how interactive this class was. Tt was a lecture based class, but we often had in-class building activities and one large project - building a cardboard chair!
Our professor made the class! Professor Tine was so enthusiastic about the content and material in this course, that it made me excited to come to class and learn eachday
I spend my first year summer at home with my family and travelling to visit old friends, new friends from Dartmouth, and extended family members. I spent a lot of my summer down south in Florida and Georgia, escaping the Canadian cold.
FallOn CampusFavorite Class: REL 60: Protestant Reformations.
Sophomore fall I was on campus taking classes and training for the upcoming Track and Field season. My favourite class was taught by 3 different professors from 3 different departments, looking at the Protestant Reformation from an art history angle, music angle, and of course religious perspective.
WinterOn CampusFavorite Class: SART 65: Architecture 1
I spent sophomore winter on campus in Hanover taking four classes and competing in our indoor track and field season. The most interesting class that I took this term was an introduction architecture class where we actually got to build things in the wood shop!
SpringOn CampusFavorite Class: REL 32.06: Jewish Views of Christianity
This spring was a busy one for me in Hanover! I competed for our school's varsity track and field team and took three classes, two of which satisfied requirements for my major. My favourite class was "Jewish Views of Christianity", which was cross-listed in the Religion, History and Jewish Studies departments.
It's my sophomore summer! However, instead of taking classes, I'm on campus interning with the Alumni Relations office. Stay tuned to my blog posts for more updates.
While fall is my favourite time at Dartmouth, I decided to spend this term abroad studying at the University of Edinburgh's New College School of Divinity. I took three classes and spent my extra time exploring Europe!
WinterOn CampusFavorite Class: GEOG 54: Geovisualization
This term I am back home in Hanover! I will be taking four classes and competing for the Dartmouth track and field team. I look forward to the beautiful Hanover winter scenery and spending some time skiing on the slopes.
SpringOn CampusFavorite Class: ENGL 55.12: Dartmouth Fictions
Spring term means the start of outdoor track and field for my team and a number of fun outdoor activities! Follow along as I take three interdisciplinary classes and continue exploring the beautiful Upper Valley.
This summer I am stepping into my new role as a Senior Fellow here at the Admissions Office. Each day, I get to speak with prospective students and their families about Dartmouth College. Don't worry though, I'll still be blogging!
My 18W Classes
The start of winter term means the beginning of three new, exciting classes. Whether you are taking a class for your major or to fulfill a graduation requirement, it is important to elect classes where you are interested in the topic.
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REL 5: Early Christianity – The New Testament
In this lecture style class, we are discussing early Christianity by studying the New Testament. We are reading early philosophers, such as Plato, to give us an understanding of how some people viewed religion at the time of the events in the New Testament. By doing a literary analysis of the New Testament, focusing on the Gospels, we are able to better understand the history of Early Christianity. I chose this class because it helps to fulfill my major and the requirements for the class are mainly papers, which I enjoy writing.
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SART 65: Architecture 1
As a Human Centered Design minor, I am interesting in studying architecture and how it pertains to design and planning. Because I need three art credits for my minor, I’ve decided to complete the three-class architecture sequence. In this class, we have several projects that help us develop our design skills. Through these projects, not only do we have the opportunity to work on our drawing and model making, we learn a computer program system that many architects utilize.
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ENGL 53.36: Game of Thrones – Re-Imagining Medieval History as an Allegory of the Present
In order to graduate, every Dartmouth student must complete a literature class (better know as a “LIT” distrib). For my LIT distrib, I’ve decided to take a class that focuses on the Game of Thrones series. While LIT classes cover many different topics and genres, I was drawn to this class because of the immense popularity of the show – one I had never watched before this past week. Our homework includes watching the TV series and reading the book the show is based on – a perfect assignment for cold Hanover nights.
Things to do at Dartmouth: Winter Edition
Baby, it's cold outside! But don't let the cold deter you from having fun on campus. Each season in Hanover is beautiful in its own way, and winter is no exception.
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Skating on Occom Pond!
Visit the Dartmouth Outing Club at the north end of the pond to rent some skates and spend the afternoon skating with friends. Make sure to check the Outing Club website before you go, to make sure it's safe to skate!
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Cross country ski around Hanover
The DOC also oversees 25 kilometers of cross country ski trails in Hanover and the surrounding area. Once again, visit the DOC House at Occom Pond to rent skis and buy a day pass.
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Hit the slopes at the Dartmouth Ski-Way!
Steeped in Dartmouth tradition, the Dartmouth Skiway is home to more than 30 national champions. Skiers of all levels can enjoy the Skiway, as lessons are also available. The Skiway is a short 30-min drive from campus and a great way to spend a weekend.
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Boloco is kind of like Chipotle and a great place to grab food if the Collis lunch line is really long. You can order burritos or bowls and they have amazing smoothies and milkshakes. Boloco offers a wide variety of different options, from gluten-free to vegetarian. My favourite order at Boloco is called "The Summer". Bonus fun fact: one of the founders went to Dartmouth!
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Molly’s is a classic Dartmouth experience. The restaurant is decorated in Ivy League memorabilia and it’s so cool to learn a little bit about Dartmouth history while you eat. Molly’s is known among students for it’s incredible Mac and Cheese. In addition, most of their ingredients are from local farms and markets. At Molly’s, I usually order the Maple Turkey Burger.
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Salt Hill Pub
Salt Hill is my first stop when I’m in need of some “comfort food.” From stew to burgers to loaded nachos, this is a great restaurant to visit when you are very hungry! They also hold weekly trivia nights, which is a fun week-night activity. I usually order the Kilkenny Sammy!