Archive for February, 2016

Trying to come home: Learning how to do Davidson again

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Emma Johnson I was not ready for my first day of classes this semester – I was still waiting on two textbooks to come in, I only had a one-subject notebook for all four of my classes, and I was almost late to class because I could not find theRead More

Creating a culture of support

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Hannah Early, Melissa Funstein and Hannah Rau The men’s basketball team took to the court last Wednesday night to take on conference foe LaSalle. On most game nights, students, faculty, and citizens of Davidson flock to Belk Arena to get a peek at the team that Stephen Curry took toRead More

Lewis’s economic literacy meets McKay’s humor in “The Big Short”

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Erin Golden Staff Writer Michael Lewis and Adam McKay were an unlikely duo, much like the characters in “The Big Short.” Michael Lewis is a well-respected financial journalist and economist. Although an entertaining and compelling writer, in no way is he a comedy writer. However, Adam McKay, famous for “StepRead More

Dress rehearsal of “Eurydice” proves to be promising

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Colleen Karlovich Staff Writer The Davidson community is in for a treat this week, as the first Theatre Department performance of the 2016, “Eurydice,” opens today. It will run through Sunday, February 21. “Eurydice,” written by Sarah Ruhl, is a heart-wrenching tale of a heroine named Eurydice, who is playedRead More

Dr. Scott Boddery assesses the impact of Justice Scalia’s death

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Kate McNaughton Staff Writer On February 13, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia unexpectedly passed away. He served for nearly 30 years, and his originalist interpretation of the Constitution inspired a movement of legal thinkers. The Davidsonian spoke to Dr. Scott Boddery, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, about the repercussionsRead More