Perspectives

Perspectives: The Final Days of Spring 2018

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FROM the EDITOR—For this semester’s final issue of The Davidsonian, the Perspective section asked students to submit short pieces about something Davidson needs to consider before the school year ends.–Kayla Edwards ’20 Note: The piece by Elizabeth Miller is an online exclusive. * * * A Lukewarm Take on Community LivingRead More

The Chaplains’ Cafe

The Chaplains’ Cafe

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By: Rob Spach ’84 If you’re walking by the sculpture garden in front of the library on the next couple of Thursdays during Common Hour, you may notice signs for something called the Chaplains’ Café. This outdoor set-up with coffee and home-baked treats for passers-by was prompted by questions we’veRead More

Storytelling as Activism

Storytelling as Activism

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By: Ashley Behnke ’19 When the most popularly produced playwright of 2017-2018 offers you her script for free as part of a national campaign of theatre activism against gun violence, it’s pretty impossible to say no. Playwright Lauren Gunderson was provoked to share her piece, Natural Shocks, after seeing theRead More

Kaylen Alexis writes to Davidson students about his year in Germany.

Letter Re: Study Abroad

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By: Kaylen Alexis ’19 Dear Davidson Community, I write to you from 21A Aßmannshauser Straße in Berlin, my home away from home until the end of July. I’ve been living here in this very room since the turn of the calendar year, but I’ve been in Berlin since last August.Read More

Margaret Parker '21 writes about Project: Token and Resilience at Davidson

A Resilient Presence

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By: Margaret Parker ’21 When Maurice Norman ‘20 agreed to interview with me, he suggested that we meet at his new art installation, Project: Token. I found him sitting up against a lightpost, laptop balanced on his knees, soaking in the shade cast by the project he has devoted muchRead More