Archive for April, 2018

Economics professor Dr. Clark Ross has established a scholarship for Catholic students. Photo by Hannah Dugan '21

Dr. Clark Ross Pushes School Past Fundraising Goal

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By: Mary Margaret Robison ’21 Staff Writer Former Dean of Faculty Dr. Clark Ross, a current member of the Economics Department, has donated $3.6 million to Davidson for a need-based scholarship available to Catholic students, pushing the Game Changers campaign past its goal of $425 million over a year early.Read More

Davidson College archivists pose in the library's Rare Book Room. Their website, "Davidson College Archives & Special Collections" provides extensive college and local records to the public.  Photo by Emma Brentjens '21

Archives Expand as JEC Requirement Takes Effect

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By: Raven Hudson ’21 Staff Writer Unearthed shoes, bones, and broken pieces of ceramics do not seem particularly interesting, but these items, among other artifacts, provided poets with inspiration at last Thursday’s poetry reading in celebration of National Poetry Month. Davidson College Archives and Special Collections and the Student LibraryRead More

Exclusive: Summit CEO Discusses Outpost Future

Exclusive: Summit CEO Discusses Outpost Future

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This Tuesday, Brian Helfrich, Owner and CEO of Summit Coffee Company, contacted the Editors in Chief to announce that Summit Outpost has renewed their contract with Davidson College to remain on campus for another five years. Helfrich says the Outpost intends to “bring back the late night food business” byRead More

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