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L to R: Savannah Deal '18 as Chris Gorman; Hannah Lieberman '18 as Claire Ganz; and Theo Ebarb '18 as Lenny Ganz. Courtesy of Davidson Theatre.

Davidson Theatre’s “Rumors” : High Comedy, 80’s Style

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By: Sam Giberga ’19 Guest Contributor This past Friday I went to see Rumors. I did not, at first, intend to see Rumors that evening. I originally intended to go into Charlotte and see Ripe (it’s a band; first-years, just ask any SAE upperclassman for details). But I’d had aRead More

Views from the Ground: “IT’S OKAY TO BE-“

Views from the Ground: “IT’S OKAY TO BE-“

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Lucas Weals ’19 Living Davidson Editor On Monday, March 19, a closed Facebook group for Davidson students erupted into conversation over a slew of posters—emblazoned with the now-infamous 4chan slogan “IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE”—which had been anonymously displayed on DCPC walkway, Chambers, and Belk, and which were destroyed andRead More

From L to R: Sophie McHugh ‘18, Ashley Behnke ‘19, Lucas Weals ‘19, Sam Giberga ‘19, and Niara Webb ‘20. 
Photo by Chris Record (courtesy of College Communications).

Davidson Theatre Turns Melancholy into Laughter

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Katie Walsh- I came to Melancholy Play ready to feel sad—to feel, rather, pretty melancholy. That’s simple, right? You hear a play is called the “Melancholy Play” and you’re ready, as an audience member, to be emotionally distraught (or at least to seem emotionally distraught if that’s the general ethosRead More

“Untitled (Double Warriors)” (detail), by Jen Ray. (Photograph ©DAG and printed with permission)

Jen Ray’s Surrounded by Wolves: Reviewed

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Lucas Weals & Isabelle Sakelaris- If there is a primal scene behind Jen Ray’s Surrounded by Wolves, currently on display in the VAC’s Van Every gallery, it’s at a circus in Glasgow. A woman, skin painted brown with ochre and hair covered by a black wig, lies reclined in aRead More

George Saunders met with students in the Alumni House Sunroom 
Photo courtesy of Chris Record

On Bowling Pins and Keeping One’s Head Out of One’s Ass: An Evening with George Saunders

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Thomas Waddill- Upon learning that I’ve been invited to a Q&A session with Conarroe Lecturer George Saunders, my roommate Matt alerts me to a line that Saunders wrote in his 2015 New Yorker article, “My Writing Education: A Time Line,” in which Saunders tells us that, in 1986, “Doug [Unger]Read More