Perspectives

Serendipitous Reunions on Parents Weekend

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Evan Bille- There were a lot of hugs and stories that I told as we walked around. I introduced my mom to friends, co-workers, and generally incredible people. By the end of it all, saying goodbye was tough. It was a typical parents weekend, but my mom and I weren’tRead More

Student Reflections on Parents Weekend

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Note from the Editor: The Perspectives section asked students to submit reflections on Parents Weekend. Responses are published below. Will Smith ’21 As the “tour guide” for my alumni parents this family weekend, I confess that I rushed the process a bit.  I eagerly walked ahead of my parents fromRead More

Our Thoughts on Abortion Protests

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Emma Granowsky, Caroline Roddey, Kristen Sands- Located in Charlotte, NC, A Preferred Women’s Health Center (APWHC) offers the abortion pill and in-office abortion procedures to women who have decided to terminate a pregnancy. Their staff of physicians, nurses, and counselors are committed to offering the highest quality of individualized supportiveRead More

Davidson’s Invisibility Problem

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Quinn Massengill- Have you ever been made to feel invisible before? I’m not talking about the hot-guy-never-notices-you-in-class-even-when-you-wear-your-cutest-outfit invisible (don’t we all know that feeling). I’m talking about the sort of invisible when you know that everyone you meet never thinks of you as a person, as another human being; ifRead More

In Defense of the Union Piano

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Sophie McHugh- We’ve all been there: It’s 8PM on a Thursday night and you’re grabbing a quick dinner at the Davis Café. Beef and Barley soup is on the menu–your favorite! Perfect for casually snacking on while you crank out a Moodle post about a book you didn’t read. AroundRead More