Archive for February, 2018

College Advising Corps provides opportunities to recent graduates

College Advising Corps provides opportunities to recent graduates

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Zach Longboy- For Thomas Hall ’16, the conversation started as it often does with one of his seniors – the kid was a strong student, pretty motivated, but completely uninterested in college or the college process. He just did not see the point. But, with the hopeful air of aRead More

After spending his first year at Davidson, Avery Kerwin '19 studied at Middlebury for two semesters before returning this fall. Photo by Elayna Daniels

Transfer students share stories of joining Davidson community

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Caroline Roy- When high school seniors decide where to go to college, they are not always deciding for the last time. The transferring process comes with its own set of doubts and adjustments, but according to some of Davidson’s transfer students, these challenges are a necessary part of improving theRead More

This semester, the Student Health Center has had its hands full with a campus wide outbreak of the flu. Photo by Erin Gross

Flu season hits Davidson early, academics and school facilities adjust accordingly

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Jonathan Lee- An abnormally high percentage of classroom desks have sat unoccupied in recent weeks as students suffering from this year’s influenza outbreak have been confined to their rooms, quarantined to prevent the virus from spreading. Though other ailments have simultaneously infiltrated campus, the student body’s sense of subdued panicRead More

Dr. Garry Bertholf presented to Davidson community members in the Spencer-Weinstein Center. Photo by Dr. Laurian Bowles

BSC leads charge to commemorate black history at Davidson

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Jake Carver- February marks Black History Month, and student organizations all over Davidson have arranged events and projects to highlight the significance African Americans have played in both Davidson and world history. The Black Student Coalition (BSC) started its celebrations with a speech from Dr. Garry Bertholf of the EnglishRead More

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Basic Painting: A Lesson in Persistence

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Haley Jobe- As a prospective Davidson student, I loved hearing about the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities students could pursue once on campus. Some students study the effects of Hookah smoke in a research lab, others build eye-marveling sculptures in the VAC, and a few students even have the opportunity to travel theRead More