Perspectives

Empowering people to overcome food deserts near Davidson

Comments are Disabled

Alston Lee Lippert & Nicky Oyedepo “Food desert?” she asks, and as a look of confusion settled across her face I could almost picture the question mark in the middle of her furrowed brow. Before being given the chance to respond, a friend to my left laughed and attempted toRead More

“Overcommited”, or experiential learner?

Comments are Disabled

Emily Rapport At a recent Davidson Perspectives dinner, a classmate made a comment that I have heard many times before: Davidson students are overcommitted. An administrator gave this comment a standing ovation. I don’t disagree, but I also don’t think students are the problem. As a senior reflecting back onRead More

Davidson’s obligation to divest: A fight for our integrity

Comments are Disabled

Emma Taylor Integrity defines our school’s character. Unguarded computers, take-home tests and Facebook posts in class pages reporting lost $20 bills demonstrate a widespread adherence to the honor code. The need-blind admission policy and foundation of the Davidson Trust exemplify our commitment to doing the right thing, regardless of theRead More

Improving Davidson’s food waste and composting

Comments are Disabled

Jose Balcazar & Jennie Goodell Be honest, have you ever been in the Union, standing in front of the three trash cans labeled Trash, Compost, and Recyclable with a handful of trash and no idea where to put it? Don’t worry, we’ve been there too. In 2009, Davidson College builtRead More

Thank you grounds crew

Comments are Disabled

Ethan Whitener ‘Tis the season for nostalgia. Autumn always strikes a sentimental chord; as a senior this is perhaps truer than ever. Part of the draw lies with the beauty of the campus: the hardwoods change the colors of their leaves and the air crispens. Bonfires, Van Morrison, and freshly-mulledRead More