Arts & Culture

2018 Holiday Gala

2018 Holiday Gala

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A selection of performances from the 2018 Holiday Gala. All photos by Chris Record Alyssa Tirrell ‘22 Staff writer As the lights dim the voice of Christopher Gilliam echoes through the Duke Family Performance Hall, welcoming the audience to the Annual Davidson College Holiday Gala. The stage brightens, revealing aRead More

A strawberry and nutella crepe. Photo by Michael Hall ‘19

Crepes and a Haircut

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Restaurant Review: Salon Café Michael Hall ‘19 Food correspondent With sheets of rain unrelenting and sweater season in full effect, I could think of only two activities for a Friday afternoon: consuming velvety crepes and cleaning up some split ends. You’d be mistaken to think the two were mutually exclusive,Read More

Sean Sherman Commons Review

Sean Sherman Commons Review

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Michael Hall ’19 Food critic  Although Vail Commons’ Chef du Jour wields an unimaginable culinary versatility—concocting coconut curry on Monday and vegetable paella on Tuesday—they have somehow been overlooked by the James Beard Foundation, distributors of some of America’s most coveted gastronomic awards. Not overlooked, however, is Chef Sean Sherman,Read More

From the Archives

From the Archives

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Jalin Jackson ‘19 and Lucas Weals ‘19 Contributing editors If you would believe the common narrative, overt acts of racism are on the wane: no longer are confessed Klansmen marching white-robed down the street, and gone are the days of cross-burnings and Church massacres. While true and false in some regards,Read More

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