Perspectives

Why Mindfullness Matters

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Natalie Skowland – It was bitterly cold around 15 with snow covering the ground. Our steps were calm, molding carefully into the snow beneath us, the silence like a soft embrace. We were a large group, perhaps 20 or 30 strong, and yet no one said a word. The onlyRead More

Popping My Personal Davidson Bubble

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Zach Miller – Considering the amount of thought I put into critiquing the Davidson Bubble, you’d think I would do more to pop it. My days here tend to fill up quickly, and the frantic pace leaves little time for the conversations I value most. Even when I stumble intoRead More

Honor is More About Fairness Than Trust

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Dr. David Perry – At Davidson, we often tie the concepts of honor and trust so closely together that I fear we miss some important distinctions between the two, and obscure the extent to which our actual practices reflect trust and whether we are according students the right amount ofRead More

Davidson Bathrooms Have Toilet Paper, Why Not Tampons Too?

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Nicholas Trevino – To confirm our community’s commitment to every student’s dignity, Davidson should provide tampons and pads in student bathroom. Since accepting women in 1972, later than many of our peer institutions, our campus has slowly accommodated to the student body’s changing needs. Toilet paper, soap, and tampons are allRead More

Welcome to Warner: in Defense of Consumption

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Madeline Newton Driscoll: Most days I avoid Warner around mealtimes. For my first three years, I just didn’t have the capacity to hear about the ways in which women’s self-policing spilled over into our eating habits. Of course, not every woman at Davidson is as primed to read into situations likeRead More