Archive for October, 2018

Local Election Coverage:  State Senate and House Candidates

Local Election Coverage: State Senate and House Candidates

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Raven Hudson ‘21 Staff writer In six days, citizens across North Carolina will cast their votes for the candidates of their choice. Since all members of the North Carolina General Assembly serve two-year terms, all 50 Senate seats and all 120 House positions are up for election in 2018, andRead More

Students Reflect Upon Dropping Eating Houses

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Jack Dowell ‘21 Staff writer Just under two thirds of women at Davidson join an eating house during their college careers, and self-selection is one of the defining social moments of spring semester. But not everyone who decides to join one of the four eating houses retains membership for theRead More

Dean Rusk: Celebrate  or Protest?

Dean Rusk: Celebrate or Protest?

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Emma Brentjens ‘21 Staff writer Estimates place the Vietnam War’s death toll at over one million casualties, including civilian and military deaths on both sides, between 1955 and 1975. Known as one of the staunchest defenders of the war, Dean Rusk ‘31, then the Secretary of State, returned to campusRead More

Deconstructing Davidson’s Endowment and Investments

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Julia Knoerr ‘21 Staff writer For many students, college finances appear convoluted and do not frequently enter daily concerns. Consequently, misconceptions often arise about differences in the college’s endowment and investments versus its budget and spending. To better understand Davidson’s investment process, The Davidsonian sat down with Ray Jacobson, ChiefRead More

On Monday evening, members of the Davidson community gathered to mourn the lives lost in Saturday’s tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA.  Photo by Elayna Daniels ‘21

Personal Essay: Carol Quillen

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  A Shared Future While at a future time, I will respond to your questions, in this column I want to recount an experience I had many years ago and that continues to challenge and inspire me. Thank you for reading. Well over a decade ago, I spent three weeksRead More