Archive for March, 2018

Turner House Sustainability Chair Anna Ramgren '19 (L) and her Connor House counterpart Emma Wilson '18 (R) pose with soon to be donated food. Photo by Emma Brentjens '21

Eating Houses Begin Donating Food to Local Soup Kitchen

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  Drew Eastland ’21 Staff Writer Food: eaten every day, wasted every day. Davidson students are leading an effort to reduce food waste, one Patterson Court Council (PCC) meal at a time. Over the past year, Laney O’Shea ‘19 has started donating Warner Hall Eating House’s leftover meals to theRead More

Senior to Write Honors Thesis on How to Please Everyone

Senior to Write Honors Thesis on How to Please Everyone

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While the premise known in the academic circles as You Can’t Please Everyone theory (YCPE) is rarely contested, one daring Davidson student is calling it into question. Communication Studies major Francine Tuck ‘18 is writing a senior thesis that aims to challenge YCPE with a groundbreaking new hypothesis of herRead More

McKillop to Leave Davidson, Become Face of Just For Men’s New ‘Touch of Silver’ Campaign

McKillop to Leave Davidson, Become Face of Just For Men’s New ‘Touch of Silver’ Campaign

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In a nationally televised press conference this past Monday, Davidson College Athletic Director Jim Murphy announced that longtime Davidson Men’s Basketball Coach Bob McKillop will be stepping down after his 29th season. McKillop, who has a storied history as both a coach and community leader at Davidson, is in theRead More

College Initiative Seeks to Make Whites Feel Safer,  More Comfortable

College Initiative Seeks to Make Whites Feel Safer, More Comfortable

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Davidson is an inclusive community that values its ability to make students feel empowered in an academically rigorous setting. Recently, this ideal has come under attack as political institutions, news media, and college campuses across the nation have become more hostile against whites. This has only been exacerbated in recentRead More

Excerpts: When the Davidson Bubble Bursts

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Bridget Lavender ’18 When members of our community return from studying abroad, we want to hear that they loved it, and want to go back, and had the best time. For me, these things are true. For many, they are true. But, it’s important to acknowledge that abroad isn’t magicallyRead More