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Student Unwillingly Spends 200 Dining Dollars And Maxes Out Cat Card At Union Café

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On September 18, Susanna Johnson walked away from the Union Café with a little more than she bargained for. Though she entered the eatery with the simple intention of using a meal swipe to purchase a chicken quesadilla and some snacks, Johnson exited the café with what could only beRead More

Campus Prepares To Awaken Green Day Lead Singer When September Ends

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Davidson College is abuzz with activity as it prepares for autumn. Fall festivities include Jack-O-Learning, FlickerFall and the Last Leaf Drag Race. But before we can get to those, we must inaugurate the season with a crowd favorite: the annual attempt to awaken Green Day lead singer Billie Joe ArmstrongRead More

In first for Davidson, freshmen settle in to mixed-gender halls

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Colleen Karlovich Staff Writer This fall, Davidson began a pilot program for freshmen: “gender-neutral” halls, an initiative that began approximately three years ago with an idea by Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) members. Before 2012, only Martin Court apartments and Tomlinson suites would allow a group of 4 or 5 students toRead More

Self-service laundry rooms replace Lula Bell

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Laila King Staff Writer Davidson’s iconic free full-service laundry program, centered in the Lula Bell Houston Laundry Facility, was discontinued this semester and replaced by new washers and dryers in most residence halls. Davidson had offered free full-service laundry for over 90 years, a perk that became a part ofRead More

Ambassador for women’s issues expresses hope for female leadership

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Olivia Daniels Staff Writer On Wednesday, September 16, Dr. Melanne Verveer, the US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, delivered a lecture on women and their roles in global development and foreign policy. A group of students and faculty members gathered in the Lilly Family Gallery in anticipation of  the event.Read More