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2019 Frolics Review: Respite from School, not Sun

2019 Frolics Review: Respite from School, not Sun

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As surely as late-April graces campus with warm temperatures, abundant sunshine, and full foliage do students — drunk off a cathartic release of pent-up stress and anxiety — descend on Patterson Court to partake in the annual Spring Frolics ritual. “There’s something about springtime and Old Town Road that justRead More

Filming Southern Histories Class Documents Slavery, Memory

Filming Southern Histories Class Documents Slavery, Memory

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Ben Pate ‘22 Staff Writer When Dr. John Wertheimer of the History Department set out to create a history course based in film, he had no real idea of what to expect: “I knew nothing about film.” He quipped, “now I know very close to nothing about film.”  For theRead More

Grant Promotes Inclusivity, Diversity Within STEM

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Drew Eastland ‘21 Sports Editor On January 11th 2019, Davidson College launched the Fostering Inclusivity & Respect in Science Together (FIRST) Action Team. The FIRST Action Team started after Davidson received a one-million-dollar grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The main goal of FIRST is to foster moreRead More

Frames of Mind Art Exhibition Debuts Mental Health Project

Frames of Mind Art Exhibition Debuts Mental Health Project

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Ariana Howard ‘20  Staff Writer This Thursday, the Frames of Mind art exhibition, engineered by Henry Stockwell ’19, will be launched. The Frames of Mind project is about the intersection between mental health and art.  The exhibition was first presented two years ago by the Davidson Health Advisors, who wantedRead More

Africana Studies Department at Crossroads after Faculty Turnover

Africana Studies Department at Crossroads after Faculty Turnover

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Jonathan Lee ‘20 Senior Staff Writer Nearing its fifth anniversary at Davidson, the Africana Studies Department is in a state of flux. While maintaining strong student interest, the department will find itself short-staffed next year according to some majors, prospective majors, and Africana faculty. They also question the long-term futureRead More