Archive for February, 2018

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Letter from the Editor: Disability tokenization in college images

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Erin Davenport Editor-in-chief Davidson prides itself on numerous recent increases in diversity, and states on its website the intention to “strive to enrich our community by attracting, supporting, and retaining students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and perspectives who bring a variety of talents, passions, and worldviews [to Davidson]”Read More

Photographs chronicling the 2018 Davidson Outdoors trip to the Rio Grande River on the US-Mexico border. Photos by Wilson Goode

Davidson Outdoors seeks to broaden inclusivity

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Zack Longboy- For Wilson Goode ’19, Davidson Outdoors (DO) trips are about more than just exploring the natural world. Goode, the current Vice President of DO, believes they are about “perspective. “ In January, Goode and a group of other trip leaders paddled the Rio Grande in tandem canoes forRead More

Editors-in-chief Mariah Clarke '18 (left) and Hayley Atkins '18 look through copies of their publication, Quips and Cranks, on 4th Union. Photo by Elayna Daniels

Quips and Cranks: The organization behind Davidson’s yearbook

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Emma Brentjens- Davidson’s yearbook Quips and Cranks is a 123 year-old tradition, dating back to 1895. It takes much hard work to make this book come together, something the editors-in-chief Hayley Atkins ‘18 and Mariah Clarke ‘18 know all too well. The pair has worked together on the yearbook forRead More

The Chamber's flag pole flies at half-staff in remembrance of the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Photo by Emma Brentjens

Impact of Parkland Shooting felt across campus, attention turned again to gun policies

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Ethan Ehrenhaft- On Thursday, February 15th, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation declaring that all flags flying over federal property and public grounds be lowered to half-staff out of respect for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida the previous day. Three staffRead More

School To Fund Multimillion Dollar Cleanup of Area Bathroom Stall in Wake of Semi-Formal

School To Fund Multimillion Dollar Cleanup of Area Bathroom Stall in Wake of Semi-Formal

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School officials announced on Monday that the college will be investing over thirty million dollars for the cleanup and subsequent renovation of the 2nd Watts men’s bathroom, following a devastating annihilation of the middle stall and left sink in the after hours of Connor Eating House’s annual spring semi-formal. InRead More