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A Brief History of Spring Frolics

A Brief History of Spring Frolics

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Ethan Ehrenhaft –  In the March 17, 1937, edition of The Davidsonian, one fateful article made use of the term “spring frolics.” It was one of the first recorded times that the words had ever been used at Davidson, and the college’s party scene would never be the same again.Read More

PCC Members Seek to Increase Inclusivity on Organizational Level

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Laura Dunnagan –  Patterson Court Council (PCC) organizations are engaging in more conversations regarding inclusivity and diversity. Warner Hall House has been encouraging its members to learn how to foster diversity. “We’ve made more of a conscious effort to be more inclusive,” said Helen Webster ‘18, President of Warner HallRead More

As Dean Shandley Retires, Community Celebrates Notable Career

As Dean Shandley Retires, Community Celebrates Notable Career

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Aidan Peterson –  On April 25, Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students Tom Shandley spoke at his last Spring Convocation. He addressed most of the graduating class of 2017, many of whom were not even alive when he came to Davidson twenty-three years ago. Students and facultyRead More

Women’s March Organizer Linda Sarsour Speaks about Activism under Trump Administration

Women’s March Organizer Linda Sarsour Speaks about Activism under Trump Administration

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Ethan Ehrenhaft – On Wednesday, April 12, Davidson College hosted speaker Linda Sarsour, one of the four co-chairs of the 2017 Women’s March on Washington. Sarsour spoke in the Duke Family Performance Hall and conducted an interview with The Davidsonian and College Communications earlier in the day, the latter ofRead More

Dutch Ambassador Visits Davidson on Public Diplomacy Trip

Dutch Ambassador Visits Davidson on Public Diplomacy Trip

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Olivia Daniels and AJ Naddaff – On April 19th, His Excellency Henne Schuwer, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United States visited Davidson. Schuwer, accompanied by Advisor for Infrastructure and Environment at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Washington D.C. Jan Peelen and Economic Minister of theRead More