Living Davidson

Anmar Jerjees '18 points out an image to the assembled crowd
Photo by Jane Campbell '18

Anmar Jerjees ‘18 presents photo series of displaced persons in Iraq

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Erin Davenport- Anmar Jerjees ‘18 opened up his Spike Grant research presentation in the Hamilton W. McKay Atrium with an exciting announcement: “I don’t know if y’all know this, but I’m actually the first student to give a presentation in this space” Jerjees said to loud cheers to the crowd.Read More

Photo courtesy of Davidson College Department of Theatre

Censorship and satire in Evgeny Shvarts’s The Dragon

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Lucas Weals- In 1930—the waxing days of Stalin’s cult of personality, the age of paranoia, in a Soviet Union haunted by ‘enemies of the people’ at their perpetual and nefarious work, spreading lies undermine the state—the playwright, poet, and novelist Mikhail Bulgakov wrote a letter to Joseph Stalin. The state’sRead More

Noah Batke ‘19, flipping through a beat-up photo album, reminisces on WALT’s heyday. Photo courtesy of Katie Walsh ‘20

Spotify May Have Killed The Radio Star, But WALT Lives

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Katie Walsh- A year ago, the lump sum of WALT Radio’s possessions—housed in their dilapidated office beneath an inch of dust—consisted of a frankly alarming number of R. Kelly vinyl albums and a handful of die-hard radio-enthusiasts. Its listeners had dwindled to the single digits. Its duct-taped insignia hung limplyRead More

The Queer, Vegan, Afro-Cubana Hip-Hop of Las Krudas

The Queer, Vegan, Afro-Cubana Hip-Hop of Las Krudas

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Vita Dadoo- Black feminism, queerness, and veganism constitute the tripartite agenda of Olivia Prendes and Odyamara Cuesta’s brand of activism. Also known as Pasa Kruda and Pelusa Kruda, respectively, Prendes and Cuesta are the founding members of the Afro-Cuban hip-hop group, Las Krudas. Brought to Davidson College by Dr. DevinRead More

The strange and lovely music of The Secret Room

The strange and lovely music of The Secret Room

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Lucas Weals- The main stage of the Duke Family Performance Hall is tonight partitioned along its midsection by a thick red curtain, spread slightly at its center by shining stanchions, a doorway-by-absence through which we enter a set. The set, like the door, is negatively defined: it is everything thatRead More