Archive for February, 2018

New Dating Craze: Slipping Into DMs Via Google Docs Invitation To Edit

New Dating Craze: Slipping Into DMs Via Google Docs Invitation To Edit

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First it was eHarmony, then Bumble, then Farmersonly@farmersonly.org, then Tinder, and now, the latest dating craze amongst students–slipping into those phat DMs via a Google Doc invitation to edit. Students have swapped the awkward social media direct messages of yore for the more refined, more socially fluid courtship process ofRead More

Election Results Strongly Correlated to Poster Quality

Election Results Strongly Correlated to Poster Quality

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The recently concluded SGA elections included a diverse pool of candidates vying for the hearts of their constituents. While many in the running prided themselves on the intellectual mastery of their personal statements buried deep within in the school-wide email, the war was truly won in dormitory halls based onRead More

From L to R: Sophie McHugh ‘18, Ashley Behnke ‘19, Lucas Weals ‘19, Sam Giberga ‘19, and Niara Webb ‘20. 
Photo by Chris Record (courtesy of College Communications).

Davidson Theatre Turns Melancholy into Laughter

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Katie Walsh- I came to Melancholy Play ready to feel sad—to feel, rather, pretty melancholy. That’s simple, right? You hear a play is called the “Melancholy Play” and you’re ready, as an audience member, to be emotionally distraught (or at least to seem emotionally distraught if that’s the general ethosRead More

Regular Season Momentum Propels Women’s Hoops

Regular Season Momentum Propels Women’s Hoops

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Nathan Marder- Fighting back after a tough four-game losing streak, Women’s Basketball won the final two games of their regular season, improving the team’s conference record to 7-9 from their 5-9 start and earning the ninth seed for the upcoming Atlantic 10 tournament. The Wildcats will kick off tournament playRead More

Suspending the Normal

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Madeleine Henner- On Monday, February 8, 2016 at 10:33pm, I was studying in the Davidsoniana Room when I received an invitation from Paul Brennan ‘18 to join his class “Metalinguistics and Children’s Literature: A Seminar on Amelia Bedelia,” complete with a request to post on Moodle about the assigned reading.Read More