Perspectives

An Incomplete Guide to Responding to YAF

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Olivia Daniels and Bridget Lavender –  A provocative video released last Tuesday on the Davidson Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) Facebook page analogized GPA points and income to make an argument against wealth redistribution. We aren’t here to argue about the specifics of this video, although both of us personallyRead More

A Call for Solidarity

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Natalie Skowlund –  A town meeting in Davidson, North Carolina on April 4, 2017 addressed the presence of asbestos in parts of the Davidson community. As reported in The Davidsonian, the Environmental Protection Agency and the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality were present at the meeting in order toRead More

Singing in the Shower: Mostly a Balancing Act

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Hannah Lieberman – I am a supreme nerd when it comes to musical theatre. Well, I’m actually a nerd when it comes to most things (re: I play competitive scrabble), but musicals happen to be one of my biggest obsessions. I’ve been in musicals my whole life. My childhood wasRead More

Examining Patterson Court Service

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Bristow Richards – Patterson Court prides itself on service and philanthropy. Patterson Court Organizations (hereafter referred to as PCOs) reported some 12,000 hours of community service during the 2014-2015 school year – about 10 hours of service per member – and raised nearly $200,000 for philanthropic funds. These are impressiveRead More

Evaluating the Merits of Carolina Cup

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Katy Lawlor – I attended Carolina Cup my freshman year. Unfortunately, the buses did not arrive, so I drove and remained sober for the entire time that I was there, which was approximately five hours. So, it’s understandable that I did not enjoy myself. I decided not to attend CarolinaRead More