Archive for November, 2017

Funded in part by a Mellon grant, the Facing Our Truth production was made up of independent scenes with common themes resounding throughout the performance. Photo courtesy of Chris Record/College Communications

Facing Our Truth Communicates Racial Injustice through Theatrical Medium

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Drew Eastland- Davidson’s Theatre Department has committed itself to emphasizing the consequences of systematic racism in the United States through its recent production of Facing Our Truth. The show featured five different ten to fifteen minute scenes: “Night Vision,” “Some Other Kid,” “The Ballad of George Zimmerman,” “No More MonstersRead More

College Bookstore Considers Corporate Partners

College Bookstore Considers Corporate Partners

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Lucy Walton- Changes are being considered for the Davidson College Store. This past summer, in an attempt to maximize profits under budget constraints and serve students better, the college began looking into outsourcing operations at the bookstore. On November 7th, various companies put forth their proposals to a decision-making committee.Read More

Visibility Project Celebrates Its Second Year, Clarifies Intentions

Visibility Project Celebrates Its Second Year, Clarifies Intentions

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Ethan Ehrenhaft- For the entirety of last week, the Union Atrium played host to a display of pictures of community members, each accompanied by a short quote. The display was the work of the Visibility Project, a club officially chartered this semester and dedicated to “shed[ding] light on the intersectionRead More

Understanding Parental Leave at Davidson, in the National Sphere

Understanding Parental Leave at Davidson, in the National Sphere

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Emma Pettit- As the only country in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) without federally mandated paid parental leave and one of the only countries in the world without it, the United States leaves many states and institutions to determine appropriate policies on their own. California, New Jersey,Read More

Kellan Grady ‘21 was a national-caliber recruit in high school, and he demonstrated why with a 23-point performance in his first collegiate game. Photo by Davidson Athletics

Men’s Basketball Dominates in Home Opener

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Sam Thomas- Davidson men’s basketball is back and hit the ground running to open its season in a win against Charleston Southern last Friday night. Ten different players recorded points as compared to only one turnover committed throughout the game. After one game, the team’s assists to turnover ratio ofRead More