Archive for May, 2018

Winning teams Lucid LLC (left), a company that washes buildings with drones, and NALA (right), a money transfer service for Tanzania, pose with their prize money. Photo by Emma Brentjens '21

Student Entrepreneurs Compete in 5th Annual Venture Pitch Competition Organized by the Hurt Hub

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By: Jack Dowell ’21 Staff Writer The 5th Annual Venture Fund Pitch Competition gave $12,500 to two Davidson associated startups on April 25th. This competition, organized by the Davidson Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) Hurt Hub along with a prize paid for by the Nesbit family awarded the money to NALA,Read More

EJ Canny '19 currently resides the converted lounge of Ryburn. Despite no access to natural light, his room does enjoy the benefit of a kitchen. Photo by Sarah Woods '21

Increasing Class Sizes Put Pressure on RLO Services

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By: Mary Margaret Robison ’21 Staff Writer In recent years, the Davidson incoming class size has grown steadily. This has caused a strain on Davidson’s Resident Life Office (RLO), as professional staff struggle with the question of how to keep students living on-campus for all four years. When many juniorsRead More

Davidson lacrosse starts their A-10 tournament run on Thursday against VCU. Photo by Elayna Daniels ‘21

Lacrosse Nabs A-10 Fifth Seed

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By: Coleman Richards ’19 Staff Writer The ‘Cats, after a tough 2-4 start to conference play, are playing some of their best lacrosse this season. The team has since won their final three games in conference and successfully clinched a spot in the Atlantic 10 tournament as a fifth seed.Read More

 Dr. Randy Nelson in his office, holding a framed copy of Tom Swift in the Caves of Nuclear Fire, the first book he ever checked out of the library. Photo courtesy of Elayna Daniels ‘21.

Two profiles of Professor Randy Nelson on the eve of his retirement

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FROM the EDITOR— For this week’s Living Davidson, Olivia Daniels ‘19 and Thomas Waddill ‘19 visited Dr. Randy Nelson in his office, to interview him for a profile in honor of his impending retirement. Rather than collaborate on a single piece, the writers felt best served by their respective, favoredRead More

Track & Field Gears Up for Tournament

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By: Iain Anderson ’21 Staff Writer Unlike other college sports, track and field competes in two conference championships each school year—one indoors and one outdoors. It is a unique opportunity of which the Davidson men’s and women’s teams plan to take advantage. The men’s team looks to improve on itsRead More