Archive for October, 2015

Field hockey on path toward postseason in bounce-back year

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Ian Roberton Staff Writer While its season has certainly not been defined by overwhelming consistency, as evidenced by its 8-8 record, women’s field hockey has won when it matters most. With a 5-2 record in Atlantic 10 play and just one remaining conference match against UMass, the Wildcats are secondRead More

Swimming sweeps Georgetown as freshmen blossom

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Isaac Mervis Staff Writer This past weekend at Charles A. Cannon Pool, Davidson’s men’s and women’s swim teams swept the Georgetown Hoyas with scores of 171-127 and 166-132, respectively. The teams were led by Luke Burton ’16 and Elise Lankiewicz ’17, who both went undefeated on the day. Burton furtheredRead More

The Onion Founder Not Satirist; Actually Prophet

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Since its founding in 1989, “The Onion” has been touted as “America’s Finest News Source,” a tagline widely understood—at least until recently—to be a joke. Recently, however, mounting evidence has begun to suggest that the headlines of this fake news outlet may contain more truth than anyone had previously imagined.Read More

Student Finds Photo of Self in 1972 Yearbook

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It’s been said that everything happens for a reason. In the case of Patrick Brennan ‘19, perhaps that’s true. If Brennan hadn’t been assigned an ungodly amount of philosophy homework, he wouldn’t have been hankering down in the Union. If he hadn’t been in the Union, he wouldn’t have becomeRead More

Davidson Fun Inflation Lowest In The Nation

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In a recent report by “U.S. News and World Report,” Davidson College was rated the lowest in the nation for fun inflation. Davidson has finally beat out institutions such as West Point and the Eastern Piedmont Penitentiary for having the least amount of all-American fun. This new ranking is aRead More