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Commission on Race and Slavery Progresses

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Betsy Sugar ‘21 Staff Writer On February 15th, President Carol Quillen sent the Davidson faculty, staff, and student community an email addressing racist material in the college’s old yearbooks. Quillen explained that “Davidson College is committed to a full understanding of the college’s history with respect to slavery and race.Read More

New Spaces Promote Inclusion, Relaxation

New Spaces Promote Inclusion, Relaxation

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Jonathan Lee ‘20 Senior Staff Writer This semester, students have made themselves at home in several new spaces around campus, benefitting from the joint efforts of peers, faculty, and administration. These additions include the Lavender Lounge, the Belk Quiet Study Space, the Nest, and Union Station. Other areas have beenRead More

Charlotte Hosts NBA All-Star Weekend Post-HB2

Charlotte Hosts NBA All-Star Weekend Post-HB2

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Ben Pate ‘22 Staff Writer The NBA’s All-Star Weekend, last held in Charlotte in 1991, returned to the Queen City  this past weekend after a long hiatus, bringing with it legendary athletes, excited fans, and unfortunate memories of North Carolina’s recent political history. North Carolina’s Public Facilities Privacy and SecurityRead More

Health Concerns Prompt Investigation of NC Coal Ash

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Julia Knoerr ‘21 Senior Staff Writer While coal ash basin closure remains a pertinent topic of discussion, community members perhaps feel more direct impacts through rising health and environmental injustices across North Carolina. In particular, increasing cases of thyroid cancer and ocular melanoma in unusual populations and rates have raisedRead More

Just Admissions Questions Legacy Policy

Just Admissions Questions Legacy Policy

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Kaizad Irani ‘22 Staff Writer When looking at an application for admission, Davidson College states on its website that they engage in a “holistic review” and pay special attention to “difficulty of high school course selection” and the “breadth of extracurricular pursuits.” Some students, however, believe that another factor isRead More