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College Archives Highlight History of Student Activism

College Archives Highlight History of Student Activism

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Katherine Coetzer ‘23 Staff Writer According to a 1968 issue of The Davidsonian, on April 2nd of that year, Davidson students began picketing Ralph Johnson’s barber shop after he refused service to two black men, despite being willing to cut the hair of black Davidson College students. Over the nextRead More

“Beyond the Frats” Class Project Ignites Down-the-Hill Discourse

“Beyond the Frats” Class Project Ignites Down-the-Hill Discourse

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Caroline Roy ‘20 Et Cetera Editor When a group of four students launched a website for a project in Dr. Katie Horowitz’s Gender and Sexuality Studies 350 “Sex Radicals” course, their work sparked controversy for its title: “Burn Down the Frats.” The project —  now called “Beyond the Frats” —Read More

Campus Reacts as Record Heat Wave Hits Charlotte Area

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Cathy Xu ‘21 Staff Writer During an intense nationwide October heat wave, Charlotte reached its record temperature of 99 degrees Fahrenheit for October on the 2nd, according to The Charlotte Observer. The persistent heat has impacted various aspects of Davidson College — changing the campus landscape and environment, regressing sustainabilityRead More

Semester in Silicon Valley to Expand Upon Summer Program

Semester in Silicon Valley to Expand Upon Summer Program

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Drew Eastland ‘21 Sports Editor  Imagine waking up in your dorm room, stepping outside, and seeing a tall modern building towering above you with the bright letters U-B-E-R lining its face. As you walk to class, you pass Twitter’s headquarters, and out the window of your classroom you can seeRead More

Asian American Initiative (AAI) Releases Demands Pushing for Action

Asian American Initiative (AAI) Releases Demands Pushing for Action

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On Wednesday, October 17th, the Asian American Initiative (AAI) released their demands for more educational opportunities that focus on the lack of awareness surrounding the marginalization of Asian Americans as part of their advocacy for an Asian American Studies department on campus.  These demands include hiring Asian American specialists toRead More