Perspectives

Outlook Invite Dates

Outlook Invite Dates

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Emilee Lord ‘19 Midterm season is winding down and we all know what that means—semi season. For those of us who have not made some pact of eternal love in the shadow of the kissing well, we’re trying to figure out who we should take. A friend? A crush? SomeoneRead More

Public Engagement

Public Engagement

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Kayla Edwards ‘20 All of my conversations about Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court have happened in private spaces: on a walk past the graveyard on campus, in a corner of Toast during Hurricane Michael, and over text after listening to the  “658: The Unhappy Deciders” episode from theRead More

RE: The Humanities

RE: The Humanities

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Sam Bock ‘21 The following article was submitted to the Perspectives section in response to last week’s article “Valuing the Western Tradition through Humanities” by Wells King ‘16 and Daniel Samet ‘16. Submit additional responses for online publication to perspectives@davidson.edu I appreciate critiques of the newfound structure and curriculum of theRead More

Discussing Our Plate

Discussing Our Plate

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Lyra Seaborn ‘22 For most first-years, the transition to college is terrifying. On one hand sits the pressure to make new friends and fit in. On the other, mountains of readings, essays, and seemingly impossible assignments. Yet for many students, the scariest place on campus is not a party or theRead More

Valuing the Western Tradition through Humanities

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The Merits of a Canonical Curriculum Wells King ‘16 and Daniel Samet ‘16 Guest contributors  Our Davidson educations are invaluable. They have gifted us with an insatiable curiosity and a foundation of knowledge on which to explore the world. One of the highlights of our formative years at Davidson wasRead More