Living Davidson

Katie St. Clair Re-imagines Trash to Confront Perceptions of Beauty

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Deanna Grayson – “Who wouldn’t want this?” Yasemin Tekgurler ‘19 exclaims when artist and Professor of Art Katie St. Clair holds up a gnarled, mangled piece of rusty metal found alongside the train tracks near Davidson. St. Clair calls the train tracks a “space in between spaces,” referring to placesRead More

Greens, Fruits, Roots, and Beets: A Study in Seasonal Eating

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Mary Scott Manning – I will never forget the chilly day I went to a farmer’s market in November. Farmer’s markets mean all the things I love: bright, beautiful flower bouquets, yellow squash and spicy peppers and tomatoes, berries and peaches and plums. I brought $20 to splurge and aRead More

An Interview with Quinn XCII before His Set

An Interview with Quinn XCII before His Set

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Olivia Daniels and Steffaney Wood – Quinn XCII opened for Lil’ Yachty during the Union Board’s annual spring concert. We met with him prior to his performance to discuss the inspiration for his music as well as his beginnings. What follows is a lightly edited transcript from our interview withRead More

Fundraising Takes a New Form Via the Davidson Dance Marathon

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Mary Porter – On Friday, February 17th, the first student-organized Dance Marathon at Davidson was held in the Lily Gallery. I spoke with Kelly Friers ’18, Brooke Rosenbaum ’19 and Nika Fendler ’19 regarding the inspiration and purpose of the Dance Marathon, the plans for which began last May. WhatRead More

Rainclamation: Reclaiming Space and Challenging Stigma

Rainclamation: Reclaiming Space and Challenging Stigma

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Mary Porter – On February 9th, Erin Davenport ’18 and Sarah Gompper ’18 presented Rainclamation: A Disability Art Project in the Duke Dorm Lobby to over one hundred students, friends, and staff members. Supported by the Spike Grant of Davidson Arts and Creative Engagement, Erin and Sarah embarked on this projectRead More