Archive for February, 2016

New student-run group advocates for Charlotte refugees

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Olive Daniels Staff Writer A recently established organization for student civil engagement, Davidson Refugee Support (DRS) seeks to promote life skills, educational opportunities, and a broader sense of unity within the Charlotte refugee community. Founded and guided by Davidson students, DRS draws from a diverse group of student leaders toRead More

Staffing shortage ends program in Madrid

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AJ Naddaff Staff Writer The office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs has decided to end the “Davidson in Madrid” program, according to Dr. Chris Alexander, head of Dean Rusk International Studies Program. The program was founded by Professors Patricio Boyer, Melissa González, Kyra Kietrys, Samuel Sánchez y Sánchez,Read More

Study: Those Who Dream Big Die Early

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In a study released this Tuesday, researchers at Stanford announced that those who give up on their dreams live 30% longer than those who pursue their aspirations to change the world. According to the study, giving in to banal dreariness and personal mediocrity can add as much as 14 yearsRead More

Police Continue Search for Davidson Student’s Self Esteem

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Police announced today that they are continuing the search for Davidson College student Brianna Liberty’s self esteem. The first year student’s self esteem was reported stolen following her poor performance on an economics final. “I was fine up until I got to Davidson. I was completely sure of myself andRead More

Gender and Sexualities Class Inspires Ten-Minute Desire to Change World

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Davidson College takes pride in its ability to shape its students into educated, innovative, and progressive leaders. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m, Patricia Ruback ‘18 exemplified this vision. Ruback reportedly remained attentive until her Gender and Sexuality (GSS) class was dismissed, citing a brief group discussion about systematic oppressionRead More