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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

From Hall to Hospital: A Look at the Transport System

From Hall to Hospital: A Look at the Transport System

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Eliza Patterson ‘22 Staff Writer Few people want to believe that they are going to be transported to the hospital for alcohol related reasons. Yet, since this past August, Campus Police reports that 28 calls have been made to them concerning the wellbeing of a drunk student, and 21 ofRead More