Perspectives

Take Your Latin Honors to LinkedIn

Comments are Disabled

Olivia Daniels ’19, Daisy Jones ’19, Severine Stier ’19, and Emma Tayloe ’19 Much of what comprised Davidson’s 2018 graduation ceremony came as no surprise: the sea of middle-aged bodies shifting in flimsy, black folding chairs, the impending destruction of the meticulously maintained lawn, and President Carol Quillen’s overzealous callRead More

Gender Inclusive Housing Should Always Be Offered

Gender Inclusive Housing Should Always Be Offered

Comments are Disabled

Raven Hudson ’21 Photo by Olivia Forrester ’22 The housing lottery process has been going on for the past few weeks, as signalled by many a frantic Facebook post by rising seniors looking for a fourth apartment mate. There’s a quality to the procedure that’s kind of like house shopping.Read More

How to Acknowledge Davidson’s Queer History

How to Acknowledge Davidson’s Queer History

Comments are Disabled

Taylor Drake ’21 Photo by Phelps Moore ’22 There were a multitude of audience reactions to the drag show hosted by Union Board and Queers & Allies (Q&A) two weeks ago. Exuberant hoots, hollers, and “YASSSSS HONNEYY”’s as the Queens and Kings graced the runway in the 900 Room; collectiveRead More

Jalin Jackson ’19: Should Free Speech or Davidson Whiteness Be Our Focus?

Jalin Jackson ’19: Should Free Speech or Davidson Whiteness Be Our Focus?

Comments are Disabled

Jalin Jackson ’19 (Response to Lizzie Kane ’22) Photo courtesy of Jalin Jackson Should free speech or Davidson whiteness be our focus? Is free speech an issue at Davidson? Some white people often respond to this with predictable perspectives.  One person may agree that free speech at Davidson College isRead More

Cathy Xu ’21: Support the Asian-American Initiative

Cathy Xu ’21: Support the Asian-American Initiative

Comments are Disabled

Cathy Xu ’21 Photo by Katharine Cabot ’22 While Davidson College has a 5.2 percent Asian student population—congruent with America’s 5.8 percent Asian population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau—and offers East Asian, South Asian, and even Chinese Studies, an important distinction between Asian and Asian-American needs to be made.Read More