Arts & Culture

“Gobsmacked”: A History of Darts, in Miniature

Thomas Waddill ‘19 Sports & leisure correspondent Ever since Summit Outpost hung a dartboard on their wall, I’ve become completel obsessed with the game of darts. I reached out to Thomas Waddill ‘19, a fellow enthusiast, in the hopes that he could research the history of the game and explainRead More

Science in the Soul, Humanities in the Heart

Emily Sirota ‘20 Humanities Correspondent Between which of the thee billion base pairs of our DNA can we locate the concept of “race”? The following is about the necessity of keeping science in the humanities and humanity in the sciences. Last Thursday in the Hance Auditorium in Chambers, Professor GarryRead More

Review of “Revisit: Artwork from Visiting Faculty”

Review of “Revisit: Artwork from Visiting Faculty”

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By Lucas Weals ‘19 Arts and Culture Editor On August 30, the Van Every/Smith galleries opened their first exhibition of the year, entitled Revisit: Artwork from Visiting Faculty. I went to see the work, and then I went again, because a revisit seemed apt to the subject matter. Across remarkablyRead More

An Interview with Rebecca Pempek ’20

An Interview with Rebecca Pempek ’20

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  By: Lucas Weals ’20 Arts and Culture Editor Rebecca Pempek ‘20 spent her summer at two artists’ residencies in Iceland. In June she stayed in Hrísey, in the Northern Fjords, as part of the Gramli Skóli program; in July she traveled to Stöðvarfjörður for a one-month stint at theRead More

 Dr. Randy Nelson in his office, holding a framed copy of Tom Swift in the Caves of Nuclear Fire, the first book he ever checked out of the library. Photo courtesy of Elayna Daniels ‘21.

Two profiles of Professor Randy Nelson on the eve of his retirement

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FROM the EDITOR— For this week’s Living Davidson, Olivia Daniels ‘19 and Thomas Waddill ‘19 visited Dr. Randy Nelson in his office, to interview him for a profile in honor of his impending retirement. Rather than collaborate on a single piece, the writers felt best served by their respective, favoredRead More