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Davidson College’s Controversial Role in Town Development

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Emma Tayloe and Anthony Ryback – Davidson College has a complicated history of developing off-campus property in the neighborhoods on the side of the railroad tracks opposite of it. In October 2014, Davidson College purchased a property across the street from Brickhouse that will soon become the Hub, a spaceRead More

Students Voice Concern with Board of Trustees’ Alleged Lack of Diversity, Transparency

Students Voice Concern with Board of Trustees’ Alleged Lack of Diversity, Transparency

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Ethan Ehrenhaft – The Davidson College Board of Trustees (BoT) is one of the most powerful bodies in the college’s administration. According to Article I of its bylaws, the “ownership, management, and control of Davidson College” falls under the responsibility of the Board. While undoubtedly important, these duties can oftenRead More

Asbestos Found to be Contaminating Areas in Town of Davidson

Asbestos Found to be Contaminating Areas in Town of Davidson

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Emma Tayloe – On Thursday, April 4th, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and local North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) hosted a community meeting to address plans for the remediation of asbestos contamination in the town of Davidson. In addition to representatives from the EPA and the DEQ,Read More

Students Approached on Campus by Suspect Pyramid Scheme, Huntersville-based Business Opportunity

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Laura Dunnagan – Over the past month, Davidson students have reported being encouraged to join an alleged pyramid scheme by two Charlotte- area entrepreneurs. The business model requires students to purchase domains in exchange for online access to items that they will then sell to family and friends, earning aboutRead More

Favianna Rodriguez Encourages Students to Incorporate Activism into Artistic Mediums

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Erin Davenport – The Center for Civic Engagement and the Bonner Scholars Program partnered to invite artist-activist Favianna Rodriguez to campus. Rodriguez is the co-founder of Culture Strike, a group created to “increase the capacity of migrants and marginalized communities to tell new stories in new ways” towards the goalRead More