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Outsiders’ Monologues gives voice to alienation on campus

  On Monday, April 14 in a packed C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, 11 Davidson students performed The Outsiders’ Monologues.  The monologues, submitted by students and delivered by student actors, told stories of alienation, isolation and struggle, among other themes of being an outsider on campus. Full story

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Kappas ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ to bring sexual abuse to light

  Men wearing high heels are not a common sight in the town of Davidson. This past Sunday, however, many men donned red high heels in order to raise awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault in an annual fundraiser held by the Pi Mu chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Full story

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Baseball wins seventh straight SoCon series

  Bottom of the eighth inning, game one against Samford (21-15), tied at nine, and Davidson (22-10) is up to bat. Forrest Brandt ’14 is on third, Ben Arkin ’15 on second, and Lee Miller ’15 has just been intentionally walked to load the bases, bringing catcher Daniel Gerow ‘14 to the plate. Full story

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Union board announces spring concert bands

  Tuesday, after a long and highly anticipated wait by students, the union board concert committee finally announced the details for this year’s Spring Concert for Frolics. The free concert, which will take place on Patterson Court Lawn Thursday night, April 24 at 7:00pm, will feature the bands Delta Rae, Bad Rabbits and Theophilus London, a grouping that the committee hopes will appeal to a wide range of students and their diverse musical tastes. Full story

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National CrossFit craze reaches Davidson students

  The CrossFit craze has hit Davidson College.  Both students of the college and residents of the town are flocking to Davidson CrossFit, an organization touted for its excellent instructors and efficient workout plan.   CrossFit is a worldwide athletic phenomenon that has caught on like wildfire. Full story

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The tastes of spring: Satisfy your seasonal appetites

  Still in the infant weeks of springtime, the growing heat has my stomach craving a variety of crisp ingredients. Seasonal produce items have lost their relevancy because most can be processed inorganically or carried in large cargo trucks across thousands of miles. Full story

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When Hollywood recycles: Check out these inspired remakes

  Originality figured prominently at the recent Academy Awards.  While four of the nine Best Picture nominees were adaptations of literary works (“12 Years a Slave”; “Captain Phillips”; “The Wolf of Wall Street”; “Philomena”), all nine movies represented cinematic ingenuity. Full story

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Take Back the Night is not just one night

“I didn’t think I was going to speak tonight, but here I am.” This sentence started many people’s stories at Take Back the Night, which took place April 2. As a rape and molestation survivor, as well as the president of the Rape Awareness Committee, I knew I was going to speak. Full story

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Why 100 years matters

  Rather by accident last spring, someone on staff looked up and noticed: painted in black scrawl on the wall of our Union office under “Davidsonian” is “1914,” the year of our founding. That was how we realized this year was our 100th anniversary. Eager to mark the milestone, we weren’t quite certain how to go about doing so. Full story

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Two of football’s offensive weapons go way back

  Football players Trey Huelskamp ‘15 and Garrett Diehl ‘15 go way back. Both hail from northern Virginia and played Pop Warner football together through elementary and middle school. Theirs was not just any youth football team; the Chantilly Vikings won the Metro Bowl and, with Diehl at running back and Huelskamp at tight end, were named the best team in the D. Full story

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Women’s Lacrosse takes seventh in a row

  Davidson women’s lacrosse won its sixth and seventh straight victories this past weekend. On Friday they defeated Coastal Carolina 10-9, and on Sunday afternoon in Clinton, S.C., crushed Big South opponent Presbyterian 22-3. Seven straight wins tie the school record, which they set last year. Full story