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Phelps Sprinkle ‘93 shares advice for life of successful leadership

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Reid Walker Staff Writer On Monday night, Phelps Sprinkle ’93 returned to Davidson to share his experiences and thoughts on leadership. 6e lecture, titled “What Building a Tree House Taught Me about Reflective Leadership,” centered on Sprinkle’s decision to focus on building a tree house for his family before worryingRead More

2016 presidential election sparks fresh discussion of political climate on campus

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Garrett Barlow Staff Writer As candidates on the national stage prepare for the 2016 elections, citizens all over the country, including Davidson students, have begun to engage in more political thinking. The College Republicans, College Democrats, and College Libertarians are all actively voicing their opinions, and the groups disagree aboutRead More

Writers discuss truth versus fact in literary arts

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Melanie Reimer Staff Writer On Monday, four distinguished literary artists gathered to discuss the ethics of literature in an event titled The Good Writer: Literary Ethics & the Literary Artist. Located in Chambers Hance Auditorium and co-sponsored by the Vann Center for Ethics and the English Department, the panel discussionRead More

Q&A: Founding editor of “The Onion” on his career in comedy

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Scott Dikkers, founding editor of the satirical publication “The Onion,” is on campus tonight to speak in the Lilly Gallery. The Yowl, Davidson’s own satirical voice, caught up with Dikkers prior to his visit. The former editor spoke about getting into comedy, how “The Onion” became big, and why he lovesRead More

Sustainability Week to engage campus in environmental responsibility

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Steffaney Wood Senior Staff Writer Sustainability Week will take place during the last week of October and is part of an international initiative known as Campus Sustainability Month. With a focus on food and sustainability, the week features Common Hour lectures from Environmental Studies faculty, behind-the- scenes tours of VailRead More