The Davidsonian

Perspectives

On Davidson’s Priorities

By David Sowinski ’25 (he/they), Perspectives Editor In recent months, students have questioned and confronted the College’s priorities as they relate to student life with increasing frequency. The Perspectives section of The Davidsonian has been one of several outlets whereby students have expressed vexation, confusion, anger—as well as demanded that their concerns be heeded. Namely, …

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Mattie Baird '25

LISTENING + TALKING ≠ ACTION: We Must Rename Fagg Field!

By Mattie Baird ’25 (She/They) On March 28th, 2022, Davidson College announced the next step of its ‘Athletics Done Right: The Next Step’ project: the Coach Dave Fagg Field, named for Coach David J. Fagg ’58. The field was named after Coach Fagg ’58 because his ‘big brother’ from Phi Gamma Delta social fraternity, Peter …

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A banner of one of Moschella's quotes hangs on the second floor of union. The quote equates gender reassignments surgery to giving liposuction to a person suffering from anorexia

Students Stand in Solidarity Against Dangerous Rhetoric

Anaya Patel (Any Pronouns) Last Thursday, a group of Davidson students stood in solidarity with one another to amplify our voices and protect Davidson’s community from hate.  Davidson College’s Deliberative Citizenship Initiative (DCI) hosted a panel to deliberate on whether parents or educators should hold the right to teach children about what the forum organizers …

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