Archive for February, 2019

Perspective: Early Decision Does Not Disadvantage Low-Income Students

Perspective: Early Decision Does Not Disadvantage Low-Income Students

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Marc Todd ’20 Photo by Marc Todd According to The Atlantic, the origin of early decision dates back to the late 1950s with smaller New England colleges enticing students with better admission rates in return for binding decisions to attend.  The process of applying to college has drastically evolved overRead More

Davidson Icon Returns Home for Annual Visit

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Deen Haleem ‘21  Men’s Basketball Correspondent The story is a cliché: local kid grows up, becomes a superstar, and forgets where he came from. In the NBA, this narrative has become so common that rare players like LeBron James and DeMar DeRozan are idolized for “staying loyal” to their homesRead More

Urban Bush Women

Urban Bush Women

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Lorena James ’21 Staff Writer In late February, Davidson had the great pleasure of hosting Urban Bush Women (UBW), a Brooklyn-based dance company founded in 1984. Their mission is to spread the undertold and underrepresented stories in American society.  UBW focuses on the stories of African-American women; as an African-AmericanRead More

The President’s House: A Look Inside

The President’s House: A Look Inside

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Lucas Weals ’19 Senior Art Critic Earlier this month, on an unseasonably warm Thursday, Olivia Forrester ’22 and I walked the sunny path to the President’s House on Main Street. (It’s the old pretty white one across from the Cunningham Theater building, with the  big white columns in front ofRead More

The Linden Affair: Revisiting Antisemitism on Campus

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Severine Stier ‘19 and Dahlia Krutkovich ‘21 Contributors  In the spring of 1977, Davidson College made national news. As readers skimmed The Washington Post on the morning of April 25th, they came upon what was perhaps their initial encounter with our pious, regional school.The Post detailed neither Davidson’s honor codeRead More