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New Chief Diversity Officer Will Uplift Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Arshi Husain ’26 (she/hers) Staff Writer A decade ago, Davidson students protested the lack of diversity among faculty. Sarah Welty ’13 wrote in a 2012 edition of The Davidsonian, “Public tenure records show that five of the last seven professors who received negative tenure decisions have been faculty members of color.”  This public pushback marked …

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Midterm Elections

Madeline Richard ’26 (she/hers) Staff Writer On November 8, voters across the country cast their ballots for the 2022 midterm election. The election focused on several contentious topics, including abortion rights, inflation and economic policy, climate change, and immigration.  While the Senate race remained undecided for several days, the Democrats retained control. There were many …

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Crown Town Comes to Campus

Claire Kelly (she/hers) Staff Writer Over the years Davidson has undergone many iterations of composting. Most recently, they have partnered with Crown Town, a business whose goal is to make composting easy for everyone.  The company started by biking from door-to door, picking up people’s compostable items in a bin. Today, they have grown throughout …

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Endia Beal Draws From Student Experiences Photographer Artist-in-Residence Aims to Capture Davidson

Bianca Hassan ’26 (she/her) Endia Beal is an artist, curator, and author of the monograph, ‘Performance Review’ with a background in art and art history from UNC Chapel Hill and MFA in photography from Yale University. She exposes personal experiences of marginalized communities and individuals, using them to paint a bigger picture that portrays the …

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Student Ambassadors Destigmatize Mental Health Issues

Madeline Richard ’26 (she/her) Davidson’s Mental Health Ambassadors (MHAs) are students deeply committed to raising awareness about mental health issues on Davidson’s campus. They aim to destigmatize discussions about mental health, help students in need, and create a more supportive campus environment.  According to the American Psychological Association, over 60% of college students show signs …

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Administration Maintains Wildcat Weekend Fundraising Policy

Abby Brissett ’26 (she/her) Davidson College’s Wildcat Weekend took over campus this past week, announced by the flurry of children, tailgates, and adoring parents. While many student organizations considered this the perfect opportunity for fundraising events, the college severely disagreed. Wildcat Weekend was full of performances, sports games, and special events; intentionally missing from the …

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Davidson For Ukraine Raises Awareness, Supports Refugees Organization Formed In Response to Ukraine Crisis

Sofia Cimballa ’26 (she/her) Ways to get involved with Davidson 4 Ukraine. Inforgraphic by Bailey Maierson ‘25 There are currently four households of Ukrainian refugees in the Town of Davidson. After Russia invaded, refugees had to flee and some found a new home in Davidson. The community of the Town of Davidson responded to meet …

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Storage Scholars co-founders on Shark Tank

Founders of ‘Storage Scholars’ make it to Shark Tank

By Arshi Husain ’26 (She/Her), Staff Writer Last year Davidson students saw dozens of Storage Scholars boxes stacked high and lining residential hall corridors. While the move and storage company no longer works with Davidson College, it’s left a mark on the move-in, move-out process. Sam Chason was a freshman at Wake Forest University in …

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