Hanover Bears: A Timeline

On May 23, 2017, New Hampshire wildlife officials announced a plan to euthanize a mother bear and three cubs following increasingly brazen behavior in Hanover neighborhoods near Dartmouth College.

This timeline put the decision, which provoked public outcry, into context by tracking several events before the announcement, including months of warnings for residents to secure bear attractants. As events continued to unfold, ultimately leading to the governor’s intervention, the timeline helped readers follow the developments. Click here to view.


Readers React as Hanover ‘Institution’ Everything But Anchovies Abruptly Closes Its Doors

Many readers were devastated in May 2017 to learn of the closing of Everything But Anchovies in Hanover after 38 years in business. Propelled by social shares from well-known Dartmouth College alumni who considered EBAs to be part of their college experience, the breaking-news scoop I discovered set a record for most hits on a single article.

I compiled a sampling of reactions on Storify (click here to view) to complement reporter Jordan Cuddemi’s story, and secured the restaurant’s well-known radio jingle to use in a video, shot by Jovelle Tamayo and edited by me.

Valley Visualized: An Interactive Comparison of Town-by-Town Data

The Valley News published the Valley Almanac in August 2016 as a handy guide to the 46 towns in the Upper Valley region of Vermont in New Hampshire. In addition to essential information about each towns such as public meeting times and names of town officials, it also included comparative statistics about the towns, which I used to build a variety of interactive charts. Click here to view.

Black Lives Matter Protest at Dartmouth College

Nearly 250 Dartmouth College students gathered in Baker-Berry Library on Nov. 12, 2015, to demonstrate in solidarity with students at the University of Missouri, where racially charged incidents and the school’s response recently led to the resignation of the university’s president. The protest continued with a march through downtown Hanover. I created a Storify (click here to view) to show (1) crowd-sourced images from the demonstration, (2) a video I recorded for the Valley News and (3) the varied public reaction.