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Charlotte Hosts NBA All-Star Weekend Post-HB2

Charlotte Hosts NBA All-Star Weekend Post-HB2

Ben Pate ‘22 Staff Writer The NBA’s All-Star Weekend, last held in Charlotte in 1991, returned to the Queen City  this past weekend after a long hiatus, bringing with it legendary athletes, excited fans, and unfortunate memories of North Carolina’s recent political history. North Carolina’s Public Facilities Privacy and SecurityRead More

Health Concerns Prompt Investigation of NC Coal Ash

Julia Knoerr ‘21 Senior Staff Writer While coal ash basin closure remains a pertinent topic of discussion, community members perhaps feel more direct impacts through rising health and environmental injustices across North Carolina. In particular, increasing cases of thyroid cancer and ocular melanoma in unusual populations and rates have raisedRead More

Memory Commons Confronts Southern History

Savanna Vest ‘22 Staff Writer The Memory Commons class, an initiative of the new Interlinked Memory Studies Courses at Davidson, took a fully funded study trip to Montgomery, Alabama, to examine “sites of memory” within the United States. The Memory Commons is a new academic format this spring semester thatRead More

Just Admissions Questions Legacy Policy

Just Admissions Questions Legacy Policy

Kaizad Irani ‘22 Staff Writer When looking at an application for admission, Davidson College states on its website that they engage in a “holistic review” and pay special attention to “difficulty of high school course selection” and the “breadth of extracurricular pursuits.” Some students, however, believe that another factor isRead More

First-Generation, Low-Income  Students Need More Support

First-Generation, Low-Income Students Need More Support

Nick Nguyen ’22 It is 8:00 PM and my mom has not come home yet. I decide to start dinner while guiding my brother through his homework; my homework is not done yet. I know that it will be a late night, most likely ending at 2 AM.  I amRead More