Perspectives

Let’s Brainstorm to Improve Campus Drinking Culture

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Wilson Pava- Where do we go from here? Much has been said recently about the drinking culture at Davidson and the ways that we can improve it. The forces at hand have caused serious changes to happen this year, most of them prompted by two issues. The first is theRead More

Learn to Live in Silence

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Jules Franco- Recently an unusual event occurred in one of my classes. The professor asked a question, and for at least a minute no- body attempted to answer it. The silence was striking. It was not the kind of embarrassed silence that occurs when nobody in the class has doneRead More

Davidson Must Better Integrate the Queer Community

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Stuart Till- Although there are many complex identities that students seek to discuss and understand on Davidson’s campus, one specific group that needs to be discussed in greater depth is Davidson’s queer community. Davidson’s administration continues to push for a safe and inclusive environment for all queer individuals; however, the studentRead More

A Critique of Indiscriminate Pragmatism

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Nicholas Lobo- On a typical day at Davidson, responsibilities fill my time with astonishing speed. Between allotting large chunks of the day to academic pursuits, attending various club meetings, and making time to socialize, I often feel that I’m without agency. Controlled by my Outlook calendar, I systematically rotate betweenRead More

Deferring My Dreams: How the DACA Repeal Affects Me

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Itziri Gonzalez-Barcenas- Imagine this: At just five years old, your parents bring you to a country you weren’t born into. You grow up in this new country and have little to no memories of your “home” country. After all, this is the only place you really know. You learn EnglishRead More