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Vietnam War POW Porter Halyburton ’63 gives talk about honor

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Addie Balenger Co-Editor-in-Chief “Man’s most basic need is to find a meaningful life,” Porter Halyburton ’63, U.S. Navy Commander and former Vietnam War POW, said during his lecture titled “Honor Under Pressure: Reflections of a Former POW in North Vietnam.” On Monday night, community members, faculty and students filled theRead More

Residents adjust to first semester of mixed-gender halls at Davidson

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Colleen Karlovich and Cutler Renard Staff Writers Last spring, the Residence Life Office (RLO) introduced a new option for students living on campus – mixed-gender housing. While many Davidson students have probably heard the term at least once, many students are still unclear on what it actually means for a hallRead More

College launches new fundraising campaign

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Billy Kaskay Staff Writer On Saturday, faculty, students, and alumni gathered in Duke Family Performance Hall for an introduction to Davidson’s comprehensive five-year campaign. The campaign is centered on the concept of Davidson’s “Game Changers” – alumni, faculty, staff and students who are transforming the world, setting higher standards, and solvingRead More

Sexual misconduct policy task force holds Q&A

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Lawton Kariher Staff Writer On October 28, the Sexual Misconduct Policy Task Force met in the Lilly Family Gallery for questions and feedback regarding Davidson’s current policy towards sexual misconduct. Students, faculty and staff were all present at the Q&A to try to understand the current sexual misconduct policy andRead More

“Waves III” artist visits campus

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Connor Haycox Staff Writer For many, the abstract metal sculpture of a pensive man (or possibly woman) adjacent to the flagpole is an intriguing departure from the ubiquitous straight lines and brick structures that dominate campus. What some may not know is that “Waves III” is a unique work byRead More