Archive for September, 2018

Janet Mock Interviewed at 2018  Reynolds Lecture on Trans Activism

Janet Mock Interviewed at 2018 Reynolds Lecture on Trans Activism

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Betsy Sugar ‘21 Staff writer Janet Mock is a writer, TV host and producer, and advocate whose bestselling memoir Redefining Realness was the first autobiography written from the perspective of a trans girl.” For the past few weeks, posters with this tagline have been promoting the latest speaker for theRead More

Students  Mobilize for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Students Mobilize for Hurricane Relief Efforts

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Hope Anderson ‘22 Staff writer and web editor Hurricane Florence made landfall on the coast of North Carolina early Friday, September 14th. Since then, the storm and subsequent flooding have killed at least 42 people, according to The New York Times. Though Davidson experienced minimal flooding and power loss, manyRead More

Arianna Montero-Colbert ‘19 of Davidson’s YDSA chapter Photo by Emma Brentjens‘21

Democratic Socialism Blossoms on Campus

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Kaizad Irani ‘22 Staff writer Socialism first officially entered the American political arena back in 1912, when Socialist candidate Eugene Debs received six percent of the popular vote in the presidential election. Since then, the socialist ideology has fought an uphill battle in gaining the support of Americans, especially duringRead More

Dr. Daria Ezerova joins the Russian Studies department after completing her Ph.D. at Yale University. Photo by Elayna Daniels ‘21

Davidson Welcomes Dynamic Professor

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Julia Knoerr ‘21 Staff writer While Russian Studies professor Roman Utkin’s departure saddened many students last year, the department has responded with another vibrant force. Dr. Daria Ezerova is already starting to gain a student following with interdisciplinary course offerings on 20th century and contemporary Russian culture, literature, and film.Read More

Personal Essay: Jonathan Shepard-Smith ‘18

Personal Essay: Jonathan Shepard-Smith ‘18

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What does it mean to be Black at Davidson? There is Black, and there is Black at Davidson. The realization of blackness at Davidson is something that both occurs all at once and gradually. From the moment you step on campus, you can sense that you are blacker than you’veRead More