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NCAA SWIMMING:  Jan 22 Gardner-Webb at Davidson
Swim and Dive Propelled by Talented Freshmen and Strong Leadership
By Bilal Razzak ’25 (he/him) Senior Abby Francis swims in a meet against Gardner-Webb on November 5th Photo Courtesy of Tim Cowie/DavidsonPhotos.com Davidson Swim & Dive has always been a staple in the college’s rich history of Division I athletics. During the program’s tenure, they’ve been...
NCAA BASKETBALL:  Nov 25 San Francisco at Davidson
Early Season Update With Head Coach Matt McKillop
by Varun Maheshwari (he/him) Reed Bailey ’26 shoots a three in Davidson’s 89-80 win over San Francisco on November 25th Photo Courtesy Davidson Athletics Varun Maheshwari:  So I guess my first question is, we’re 6-1. We’re a very different team from last year. What can you...
Highlighting PCC Educational Aims and Service Impacts
Stella Mackler ’26 (she/hers) Staff Writer Patterson Court Council (PCC) organizations take up a majority of the social scene on Davidson’s campus, and from the outside, it may appear as though that is their only purpose. However, that is not the case. Georgia Morris ‘23 is the president of Turner...
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Women's Basketball Starts Strong
By Victor Taylor ’24 (he/him) Issy Morgan ’25 takes a shot against Duke on Saturday. Photo Courtesy Tim Cowie Davidson College Women’s Basketball has come into this season with more hype surrounding them than they have had in years. The squad is coming off an 18-15 season, the most wins in...
NCAA BASKETBALL:  NOV 13 VMI at Davidson
Player Profile: David Skogman '24
By Bilal Razzak ’25 (he/him) David Skogman ’24 handles the ball in Davidson’s 75-71 win over VMI on Sunday. Photo Courtesy Davidson Athletics With Davidson College men’s basketball enjoying one of its strongest seasons last year, expectations are high this time around. However, following...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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. ...
NCAA SWIMMING:  Jan 22 Gardner-Webb at Davidson
Swim and Dive Propelled by Talented Freshmen and Strong Leadership
By Bilal Razzak ’25 (he/him) Senior Abby Francis swims in a meet against Gardner-Webb on November 5th Photo Courtesy of Tim Cowie/DavidsonPhotos.com Davidson Swim & Dive has always been a staple in the college’s rich history of Division I athletics. During the program’s tenure, they’ve been...
NCAA BASKETBALL:  Nov 25 San Francisco at Davidson
Early Season Update With Head Coach Matt McKillop
by Varun Maheshwari (he/him) Reed Bailey ’26 shoots a three in Davidson’s 89-80 win over San Francisco on November 25th Photo Courtesy Davidson Athletics Varun Maheshwari:  So I guess my first question is, we’re 6-1. We’re a very different team from last year. What can you...
Highlighting PCC Educational Aims and Service Impacts
Stella Mackler ’26 (she/hers) Staff Writer Patterson Court Council (PCC) organizations take up a majority of the social scene on Davidson’s campus, and from the outside, it may appear as though that is their only purpose. However, that is not the case. Georgia Morris ‘23 is the president of Turner...
Issy-Morgan-111622
Women's Basketball Starts Strong
By Victor Taylor ’24 (he/him) Issy Morgan ’25 takes a shot against Duke on Saturday. Photo Courtesy Tim Cowie Davidson College Women’s Basketball has come into this season with more hype surrounding them than they have had in years. The squad is coming off an 18-15 season, the most wins in...
NCAA BASKETBALL:  NOV 13 VMI at Davidson
Player Profile: David Skogman '24
By Bilal Razzak ’25 (he/him) David Skogman ’24 handles the ball in Davidson’s 75-71 win over VMI on Sunday. Photo Courtesy Davidson Athletics With Davidson College men’s basketball enjoying one of its strongest seasons last year, expectations are high this time around. However, following...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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. ...