Archive for February, 2018

Kelley Scholars (L to R) Donal Mahoney '18, Kathleen Walsh '18, and Jessie Cohen '18 presented their theses topics in Hance Auditorium. Photo by Emma Brentjens

Kelley Program provides travel funds, mentorship to scholars

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Daniel Fleer- A small group of Davidson’s senior history majors, participating in the Kendrick Kelley Honors Program, have spent a significant portion of the last year scouring parts of the world for information about their thesis topics. They convened in Hance Auditorium on Monday to present their work to a gatheringRead More

Staff of the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement pose outside their office located on Main Street. Photo by Sarah Woods

Office of Alumni and Family Engagement rebrands name, forms new networks across the Davidson community

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Raven Hudson- The Office of Alumni and Family Engagement, which is located on Main Street to the left of the Glasgow Exit, is not on most students’ radars. Regardless, the Office plans on making several changes that it hopes will positively impact the lives of students long after they leaveRead More

Davidson celebrates decades of self-selection

Davidson celebrates decades of self-selection

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Drew Eastland- The unique Davidson tradition of self selection occurred this past weekend. Last Saturday was marked by an early morning start as current eating house members stormed into first-year halls shouting out the names of those selected to their respective organizations. The process involved thirty minutes of chaos asRead More

Use of Alternative Tobacco Products Raises Questions Across Campus

Use of Alternative Tobacco Products Raises Questions Across Campus

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Caroline Roy- As cigarette alternatives like vapes, e-cigarettes, and hookah gain popularity among college students, professors and students have begun to address the popular misconceptions and potential health risks surrounding them. Chair of the Chemistry Department Dr. Cindy Hauser has been studying the chemical makeup of hookah smoke since 2010Read More

Face (unknown date, 2017) by Scotty Poston ‘18. Printed with permission of the artist.

“The Developing Process”: Scotty Poston ‘18 talks photography

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Lucas Weals- This week I sat down at Brickhouse with Scotty Poston ‘18 to talk about his love of photography, approaching art outside of Davidson’s academics, and skateboarding. He is wearing a windbreaker with purple cuffs and sipping on a bottle of Rolling Rock. The transcript is lightly edited forRead More