Archive for January, 2018

Letter to First-Year Women Re: Self-Selection

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Kenzie Bell- Dear First-Year Women*, January at Davidson is dominated by self-selection and rush season. For first-year women, questions about eating houses abound. How will I rank the houses? Who will I cluster with? What will I feel on self-selection day? When I was a first-year, conversations about eating housesRead More

Letter to the Davidson Community Re: Orange Out

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Sam Thomas- Dear Reader, There’s not much that I can say that hasn’t been said already. Andrea Robinson is just a model human being. Kind words and donations from the basket- ball community and the greater Davidson community cannot do justice to her character. The only thing that I canRead More

Health Education Center by Erin Gross '18

Campus Pregnancy and Abortion Access Brought to Light by Student Groups, Health Center

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Ethan Ehrenhaft- 2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the momentous Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade , which legalized women’s right to abortion while granting states certain regulatory powers. To commemorate the landmark case and raise awareness for abortion, the student group Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PGGA) hosted “Roe v.Read More

First-year Collaboratory participants applied to the program's limited spots during the summer of 2017 and developed close relationships with one another and faculty members. Photo by Suzanne Churchill

New Class Structure Offers First-Years Experiments in Learning

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Mary Margaret Robison- In the past year, a new program for first-year students has revolutionized interdisciplinary learning. The Collaboratory program combines intimate student-faculty relationships with classroom innovation to give students an intellectual community that crafts success. In its inaugural run last semester, fifteen students participated in the program, along withRead More

During Davidson's most recent snow day, havoc broke out in the E.H. Little Library when a printer burst into flames after internal malfunctions; no one was injured in this incident. Photo by Ian Hicks

Flaming Printer Ignites Reevaluation of E.H. Little Library’s Fire Precautions

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Jack Dowell- At 11:30 am on January 18th in the E.H. Little Library, during one of Davidson’s few snow days, Ian Hicks ‘17 was alerted by a student that “the printer is smoking.” Despite the lack of fire alarms going off, when the Research, Teaching, and Collections Assistant reached theRead More