Archive for November, 2017

The Davidson Chip

The Davidson Chip

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Sam Thomas- Why is it that the media freaked out about Trevor May, a UNC basketball player who was present in class between March Madness games? Many Davidson students have heard a similar story at one point or another about a basketball star that had similar success in the NCAARead More

Institutionalizing Empowerment: A Latina Sorority for Davidson

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Angelina Gurrola- Davidson College prides itself on its commitment to a diverse community. Whether this diversity comes from socioeconomic status, race, or nationality, Davidson preaches this commitment in its admissions, academics, and extracurriculars. However, its diversity with respect to PCC [Patterson Court Council] culture has historically been limited. Although itRead More

Presenting Visibility, Passing Blindness

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Jalin Jackson- Two weeks ago, I submitted a Perspectives piece on the history of color-blindness at Davidson College and how students and administrators have used inclusivity as an argument against the diversification of Greek life here as early as 1989. As the Latino fraternity interest group nears the end ofRead More

Patterson Court Council Votes in Favor of Latino Fraternity and Latina Sorority on Campus

Patterson Court Council Votes in Favor of Latino Fraternity and Latina Sorority on Campus

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Caroline Roy- A determined group of students achieved a long-awaited victory on the evening of Wednesday, November 1st, when the Patterson Court Council (PCC) voted in favor of bringing a Latino fraternity and Latina sorority to campus. The interest group, which includes Ruben Barajas-Ruiz ‘18, Wilson Pava ‘19, Crystal IbarraRead More

Charlotte, North Carolina: A City with One of the Lowest Economic Mobility Rates in the Nation

Charlotte, North Carolina: A City with One of the Lowest Economic Mobility Rates in the Nation

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Ethan Ehrenhaft- In 2013, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of California- Berkeley released findings from their joint Equality of Opportunity Project. The project looked at causes and potential solutions for cases of intergenerational poverty and inequality throughout the United States. Charlotte, Davidson’s most prominent urban neighbor, did notRead More