Archive for October, 2017

The strange and lovely music of The Secret Room

The strange and lovely music of The Secret Room

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Lucas Weals- The main stage of the Duke Family Performance Hall is tonight partitioned along its midsection by a thick red curtain, spread slightly at its center by shining stanchions, a doorway-by-absence through which we enter a set. The set, like the door, is negatively defined: it is everything thatRead More

College Community Welcomes Byron McCrae as Dean of Students

College Community Welcomes Byron McCrae as Dean of Students

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Aidan Peterson- In May of 2017, Davidson College announced Byron P. McCrae as the new Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students. He replaced Tom Shandley, who retired after serving in the position for twenty-four years. McCrae comes to Davidson with extensive experience in student life within theRead More

The students who took part in the early summer trip to Austria visited the United Nations Office in Vienna with their professors. Photo by Caroline Roddey

Students Trade Chambers for International Learning Experiences

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Drew Eastland- About 80% of the student body studies abroad at some point in their Davidson careers. The typical study abroad program at Davidson encompasses a full semester; however, shorter study trips involving Davidson faculty and students have been growing in popularity. On these trips, Davidson professors are able toRead More

Flickerball championships quickly approaching

Flickerball championships quickly approaching

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Wes Kerr- For first-year students here at Davidson, the words Sunday afternoon and flickerball are essentially synonymous.  Despite fatigue from a grueling academic week (and possibly a late Saturday night), the Wildcats’ finest intramural athletes head out to the IMACs each weekend with intensity and excitement.  It is rare toRead More

Sarah Sears ’18 reflects on athletic career

Sarah Sears ’18 reflects on athletic career

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Sam Thomas- Davidson – We’re just trying to keep getting better. You’ve probably heard the phrase before. Press conferences are filled with the phrase. Yet, in cross country and track and field “better” is a measurable, unavoidable dimension of performance. For Sarah Sears, a five-time Atlantic 10 podium finisher andRead More