Archive for November, 2015

Admissions for athletes: how should they be compared to other applicants?

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Jason Feldman Co-Sports Editor Davidson is one of a kind. One would certainly be hard-pressed to find another school with a similar blend of athletics, academics and small size. As such, it leaves our athletic department in many unique situations where decisions have to be made without comparing our schoolRead More

XC puts up strong display at A-10 Championships in Richmond

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Ethan Faust Co-Sports Editor The men’s cross country team battled to a 3rd place finish at the A-10 Championships on Saturday in Richmond, with three runners earning all-conference honors. The women’s team placed 8th and were led by the sensational Caroline Yarbrough ’19, who took 3rd overall. The day beganRead More

The Davidson experience is not one size fits all

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Shane Gilbert Davidson is an amazing place, and I will always cherish my experience here, but the emotional and mental health of our student body concerns me. For example, how many times a week does a simple “how’s it going” instigate a recitation of agendas? Maybe Davidson should publish everyone’sRead More

Integrating environmental education into classroom instruction

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Rhianne Cofer & Alexander Nichols Remember being a joyful, over energetic youngster in kindergarten having your teacher discuss things ranging from the alphabet to simple addition and subtraction? If yes, you should also probably remember your teacher promoting recycling and the disposing of trash properly, right? This type of moralRead More

Newest Spielberg film tackles challenging questions

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Jacob Hege Staff Writer It’s not every day you find yourself rooting for a Soviet spy, but that’s exactly what Steven Spielberg’s most recent film, “Bridge of Spies,” will have you doing. The movie follows James Donovan (Tom Hanks), a New York insurance lawyer entrusted with the task of defending captured Russian spy Rudolf AbelRead More