Archive for April, 2016

NPHC new member presentations introduce next leaders

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Davidson is home to a variety of Greek organizations, including eating houses, fraternities, and sororities. However, several fraternities and all sororities are unique in that they are National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) organizations. This denotes these groups as being historically African-American and internationally recognized Greek sororities and fraternities. According to Davidson’sRead More

Davidson community awarded for commitment to service

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On Thursday, April 21, the Civic Engagement Council hosted their annual Celebration of Service. This year, there were a wide range of awards given to students, professors, and alumnae. As Kyle Goodfellow, the Program Coordinator for the Civic Engagement said, “Tonight’s event is a chance for us to celebrate theRead More

Jose Antonio Vargas speaks about the plight of undocumented Americans

Jose Antonio Vargas speaks about the plight of undocumented Americans

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Staff Writer AJ Naddaff Last Thursday’s lecture featured a gay, undocumented Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas.  His talk demonstrated an important step forward in the college’s history, addressing the intersectional nature of immigrants’ identities, documentation statuses, and the changing landscape of race in America. Vargas’ lecture, entitled “Define American,”Read More

College acquires new property at 210 Delburg Street

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Staff Writer AJ Naddaff In October 2014, Davidson College acquired a space unlike any other on campus: an old brick building at 210 Delburg Street. The un-renovated former textile mill with multiple massive rooms is situated directly across from the popular local restaurant Brickhouse Tavern. Property owners Bridgeport Fabrics firstRead More

Take Back the Night empowers survivors of sexual assault to share their personal stories

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Staff Writer Jacob Haythorn The night began with a packed room. Every seat and every table in the 900 Room was filled with people fitting into every possible gap around the walls and railings. The smell of pizza and the sounds of congenial conversation and laughter gave the room aRead More