Archive for February, 2019

Journalist Julia Ioffe Discusses Modern Russia

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Ariana Howard ‘20 Staff Writer The annual Hansford M. Epes Distinguished Lecture Series honors individuals from a range of professions within the humanities field. The Series was established in 2012 in honor of Hansford Epes ‘61, who served in the Humanities program as a professor, specializing in German Studies, untilRead More

Students Question Campus Accessibility Accommodations

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Jack Dowell ‘21 Staff Writer In the leadup to the recent SGA presidential election, Elif Kaya ‘19 made a post to the unofficial Davidson Facebook group saying that “as a voter, I am looking for a specific initiative on working to accept more students with physical disabilities to Davidson.” ThoughRead More

Commission on Race and Slavery Progresses

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Betsy Sugar ‘21 Staff Writer On February 15th, President Carol Quillen sent the Davidson faculty, staff, and student community an email addressing racist material in the college’s old yearbooks. Quillen explained that “Davidson College is committed to a full understanding of the college’s history with respect to slavery and race.Read More

New Spaces Promote Inclusion, Relaxation

New Spaces Promote Inclusion, Relaxation

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Jonathan Lee ‘20 Senior Staff Writer This semester, students have made themselves at home in several new spaces around campus, benefitting from the joint efforts of peers, faculty, and administration. These additions include the Lavender Lounge, the Belk Quiet Study Space, the Nest, and Union Station. Other areas have beenRead More

Perspective: Abroad Experience Shows Need for Jewish Studies

Perspective: Abroad Experience Shows Need for Jewish Studies

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Lucy Hammet ’19 Picture by John Crawford ’20 On the first day of history class at my study abroad program in Copenhagen, Denmark, my professor asked the class to introduce ourselves and explain what we brought to the class. I found myself stumped. What did I bring to this class?Read More