Archive for May, 2019

Senior Reflections: Institutional Change is Still Needed, but Progress Has Been Made

Senior Reflections: Institutional Change is Still Needed, but Progress Has Been Made

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Osama Syed ’19 Photo by Sarah Woods ’21 I was very underwhelmed the day I found out I was admitted to Davidson. I knew little about the school and hadn’t expected to go here. It was the last QuestBridge partner school I applied to. However, the opportunity to get a high-qualityRead More

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Senior Reflections: Keep Popping Those Kernels of Knowledge

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Kaiya Carter ’19 Photo by Sarah Woods ’21 I’ve learned a lot of useless things at Davidson: how to work Pawprint, how long I can go without swiping to keep the oven on, how to craft an A- Moodle post with very little information, and which Commons door to push/pullRead More

2019 Frolics Review: Respite from School, not Sun

2019 Frolics Review: Respite from School, not Sun

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As surely as late-April graces campus with warm temperatures, abundant sunshine, and full foliage do students — drunk off a cathartic release of pent-up stress and anxiety — descend on Patterson Court to partake in the annual Spring Frolics ritual. “There’s something about springtime and Old Town Road that justRead More

Filming Southern Histories Class Documents Slavery, Memory

Filming Southern Histories Class Documents Slavery, Memory

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Ben Pate ‘22 Staff Writer When Dr. John Wertheimer of the History Department set out to create a history course based in film, he had no real idea of what to expect: “I knew nothing about film.” He quipped, “now I know very close to nothing about film.”  For theRead More

Visual Review: Brass Studio Recital

Visual Review: Brass Studio Recital

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Brass is big and loud, both visually and audibly. The instruments are heavy and cumbersome and come in all shapes and sizes. The array of sounds that can be created with them is incredible, especially when experienced live. In my pieces, I attempted to capture all that you experience whenRead More