Archive for October, 2015

Review: “The Intern” challenges gender norms

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Jacob Hege Staff Writer Steered by Anne Hathaway’s sweet persona and Robert De Niro’s reserved, friendly demeanor, The Intern falls just short of a classic hit. Like many of director Nancy Meyers’ movies, the conflicts presented in “The Intern” focus around the home sphere, despite the business setting. Jules OstinRead More

Killings, Marshall crowned Homecoming king and queen

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Olive Daniels Staff Writer On Saturday, students, alumni, faculty, and fans gathered at Richardson Stadium for Davidson’s annual homecoming football game. Despite the cloudy skies and pelting rain, morale maintained its strength throughout the game. Though they played a close game, the Wildcats did not emerge ultimately victorious, losing 42-35Read More

Housing costs cause complaints

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Mary Porter Staff Writer This year, along with admitting the largest class in its history, Davidson also instituted a four-year on-campus housing requirement. According to Residence Life Office policy, and as stated by Jason Shaffer, Director of Residence Life and Associate Dean of Students, “as long as there are enoughRead More

Student-developed app makes sustainable dining interactive

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Colleen Karlovich Staff Writer Have you ever wanted to know the Commons menu right when you get out of class? Or if Carrburritos composts their scraps? What about the meal plan hours for the Davis Café? There’s an app for that! Foodscape, an iOS app created by students working withRead More

College clarifies workload expectations

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Steffaney Wood Senior Staff Writer This semester, Davidson published its expectations for students’ workloads, defining them as “at least 48 total hours of academic work each week in a fifteen-week semester” for a four-course schedule. According to Registrar Angie Dewberry, these expectations are not new, but this is the firstRead More