Archive for April, 2018

HD Mellin '20 (left) and Evan Yi '18 (right) lead a group on the Davidson Disorientation tour to inform attendees about Davidson's white supremacist past.  Photo by Elayna Daniels '21

Davidson Disorientation Emphasizes Racial Inequality in Town, on Campus

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By: Caroline Roy ’20 Staff Writer Last week, students Evan Yi ‘18 and HD Mellin ‘20 led a group of around fifty peers and faculty on a walking tour around Davidson’s campus to expose and discuss the history of white supremacy that continues to influence the college and the town.Read More

Past and present Union Board members gather in Alvarez College Union's Atrium for their reunion. Photo by Elayna Daniels '21

Union Board Welcomes Alumni to Reunion Event

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By: Jake Carver ’21 Staff Writer From April 13th to 15th, alumni and former faculty returned to Davidson for the Union Board Reunion. This event marked the third Union Board Reunion, with the others occurring in 1987 and 1997. The first coincided with the retirement of C. Shaw Smith, theRead More

Paranormal Rat-tivity: Religion Department to Recruit Exorcists for Haunted Rat Lab

Paranormal Rat-tivity: Religion Department to Recruit Exorcists for Haunted Rat Lab

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  One of Davidson’s two neuroscience rat labs reports that incidents of “supernatural rodent activity” have been increasing since the beginning of the semester. In response to the persistence of this paranormal activity, the Religion department has offered to sponsor an animal exorcist to work with the lab and helpRead More

How to Become a Second Tier- Campus Celebrity

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So you want to be famous, but you’re not a star athlete or a PCC Organization President? We at The Yowl have you covered, with our handy-dandy guide to becoming a second-tier campus celebrity. So what if you can’t shotgun a beer in 1.2 seconds flat? While the alcohol jocksRead More

The minds behind Project: Token from left to right: Nate Nido '21, Cynthia Rodriguez '20, Maurice Norman '20, and Anmar Jerjees '18 Photo by Emma Brentjens '21

Installation Depicts Marginalized Students’ Resilience

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By: Mary Margaret Robison ’21 Staff Writer Maurice Norman ’20 has been spearheading Project: Token since the beginning of this semester, and now the project has come to life with an installation behind the Black Student Coalition (BSC). Project: Token embodies ethnic resilience and advocacy through various interviews and photographsRead More