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Defining Davidson: Voices from the Margins

Defining Davidson: Voices from the Margins

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This piece was inspired by Jonathan Shepard-Smith’s personal essay published in The Davidsonian on September 26th entitled “What does it mean to be Black at Davidson?” Valerie Arias ’19, Maeve Arthur ’22, Josh Lodish ’22, and Ricky Pinnock ’22 offer four additional perspectives as students who identify as minorities. BecauseRead More

Racks of bagels. Photos by Michael Hall ‘19.

Restaurant Review: The Original New York Bagels

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Michael Hall ‘19 Food critic Heading into The Original New York Bagels, I made sure to recruit a gang capable of enjoying what has become almost stigmatized by health fads for its carb-carrying capacity. This bagel-slinging deli in the Harris Teeter parking lot pays homage to the space’s former occupant,Read More

The King’s Men (and friends) plan their publication of Shakespeare’s first folio. Photo by Olivia Forrester ‘22.

Davidson’s The Book of Will: Fights, Fun and Folios

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Sebastian Sola-Sole ‘21 Theater critic Sunday afternoon, I took my seat in the Duke Family Performance Hall for this semester’s mainstage production, The Book of Will by Laura Gunderson, directed by Dr. Ann Marie Costa.  I settled in to the sound of something like Elizabethan muzak (my battle with theRead More

Crispy chicken sandwich and side salad. Photos by Michael Hall ‘19

Restaurant Review: Hello, Sailor

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Michael Hall ‘19 Food correspondent With temperatures dropping and fake furs coming out of the closets, Hello, Sailor is fighting to maintain the popularity that placed it among Bon Appetit’s Top 50 New Restaurants of 2018. A menu featuring fried catfish, calabash shrimp, and a lobster roll builds on JoeRead More

Davidson Reads: An Evening of Words and Music

Davidson Reads: An Evening of Words and Music

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Margo Parker ‘21 Humanities correspondent The acoustics in Tyler-Tallman are marvelous, but when Dr. Brenda Flanagan took the stage Tuesday night, everyone leaned in anyway. At “Davidson Reads” last Tuesday, Davidson’s resident “Renaissance woman” read from Mississippi, God Damn!, her forthcoming memoir about her time working for and with NinaRead More