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Young Life Engages with Local High Schoolers to Spread Mission

Young Life Engages with Local High Schoolers to Spread Mission

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Ethan Ehrenhaft – College Young Life is one of Davidson’s most active student religious organizations. According to Young Life’s website, its national mission is to “introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and [help] them grow in their faith.” College Young Life meets on campus to discuss the Bible and facilitate otherRead More

Davidson Alumna Receives $50,000 for Start-Up during Venture Fund Pitch Day Competition

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Colleen Karlovich – On February 24, 2017 in the Alvarez Student Union, five finalists competed for the opportunity of a lifetime: $50,000 awarded to fund one winner’s start-up company. Venture Fund Pitch Day, hosted by Davidson Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), is an opportunity to learn, experience, and gain public exposureRead More

Student-led Project Exposes Derogatory Language on Davidson’s Campus

Student-led Project Exposes Derogatory Language on Davidson’s Campus

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Laila King – Last week, Gloria Fortuna ‘19 displayed her project “Express Respect” from Tuesday to Thursday in the union. The project was composed of many small Post-Its. Each of these Post-Its contained a quotation that had been overheard at Davidson by Fortuna or other participating students. These overheard conversationsRead More

Young Americans for Freedom Expands Opportunities for Conservative Students of Campus

Young Americans for Freedom Expands Opportunities for Conservative Students of Campus

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Laura Dunnagan – One year after receiving their charter, members of Davidson College’s Young Americans for Freedom—better known as YAF—are celebrating their progress as a student organization. This organization seeks to promote conservatism and add to the political discourse on campus. YAF is not affiliated with any political party orRead More

Controversial Patterson Court Council Survey Evokes Strong Reactions from the Student Body

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Emma Pettit – In conjunction with the Student Activities Office, Erica Urban—Patterson Court Council Advisor—recently sent out a survey to all PCC members. The survey is designed to gain feedback on the culture of being in a fraternity, eating house, or sorority. Urban explained, “About every five years, the PCCRead More