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Staff of the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement pose outside their office located on Main Street. Photo by Sarah Woods

Office of Alumni and Family Engagement rebrands name, forms new networks across the Davidson community

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Raven Hudson- The Office of Alumni and Family Engagement, which is located on Main Street to the left of the Glasgow Exit, is not on most students’ radars. Regardless, the Office plans on making several changes that it hopes will positively impact the lives of students long after they leaveRead More

Davidson celebrates decades of self-selection

Davidson celebrates decades of self-selection

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Drew Eastland- The unique Davidson tradition of self selection occurred this past weekend. Last Saturday was marked by an early morning start as current eating house members stormed into first-year halls shouting out the names of those selected to their respective organizations. The process involved thirty minutes of chaos asRead More

Use of Alternative Tobacco Products Raises Questions Across Campus

Use of Alternative Tobacco Products Raises Questions Across Campus

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Caroline Roy- As cigarette alternatives like vapes, e-cigarettes, and hookah gain popularity among college students, professors and students have begun to address the popular misconceptions and potential health risks surrounding them. Chair of the Chemistry Department Dr. Cindy Hauser has been studying the chemical makeup of hookah smoke since 2010Read More

Health Education Center by Erin Gross '18

Campus Pregnancy and Abortion Access Brought to Light by Student Groups, Health Center

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Ethan Ehrenhaft- 2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the momentous Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade , which legalized women’s right to abortion while granting states certain regulatory powers. To commemorate the landmark case and raise awareness for abortion, the student group Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PGGA) hosted “Roe v.Read More

First-year Collaboratory participants applied to the program's limited spots during the summer of 2017 and developed close relationships with one another and faculty members. Photo by Suzanne Churchill

New Class Structure Offers First-Years Experiments in Learning

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Mary Margaret Robison- In the past year, a new program for first-year students has revolutionized interdisciplinary learning. The Collaboratory program combines intimate student-faculty relationships with classroom innovation to give students an intellectual community that crafts success. In its inaugural run last semester, fifteen students participated in the program, along withRead More