Archive for November, 2018

‘Cats to the polls: Severine Stier ‘19 engages with a poll volunteer prior to voting in the 2018 midterms at Davidson Town Hall on Election Day. Photo by Hannah Dugan ‘21

Midterms 2018: Davidson Votes

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Drew Eastland ‘20 Staff writer In North Carolina, the 2018 midterm elections will define the state legislative power in the coming years. In the current, sitting North Carolina General Assembly, the Republicans hold a super majority in both chambers: six seats in the Senate and four seats in the House.Read More

(L to R) Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, and Theresa May loom over Chambers. Illustration by Richard Farrell ‘22

Brexit Affects International Students

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Betsy Sugar ‘21 Staff writer On March 23, 2019, the United Kingdom will officially leave the EU, with December 31, 2020, as the goal for the last day of transition. Two years have passed since the UK first voted in a referendum to leave. The future of Brexit remains uncertainRead More

Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies

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Dahlia Krutkovich ‘21 My Russian professor, Dr. Amanda Ewington, began our first class after the shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh with a brief overview of Russian anti-Semitism. After moving through different waves of pogroms, forced resettlements, and mass-emigrations, she ended with a warning: be vigilant of aRead More

Transgender Rights

Transgender Rights

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Emma Shealy ‘22 On October 24th, the Department of Justice of the United States filed an amicus curiae brief in the case of R.G. and G. R. Funeral Homes v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a lawsuit involving a trans woman who was fired from her job after informing her bossRead More

Davidson men’s basketball scrimmages in preparation for a competitive season. Photo by Emma Brentjens ‘21

David[son] Poised to Slay Goliath: Men’s Basketball

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Deen Haleem ‘21 Men’s basketball correspondent Every basketball team has an identity. The Golden State Warriors are a Hydra: ferocious, killer from range, and able to bring in two heads for every one you cut off. The Duke Blue Devils are Goliath: big, skilled, and powerful as can be. Davidson?Read More