Perspectives

A Perspective on Perspectives

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Kayla Edwards – At some point during my college search process, I learned that the most relevant information about a school’s student body could be found in the student newspaper. So, shortly after committing to Davidson, I read every Davidsonian perspectives piece available online. While my obsessive consumption of articlesRead More

Go. Fight. Run.

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Andrea Lytle Peet – Look up from what you’re reading. Right now. See the people around you? They could be your lifelong friends – even if you haven’t met them yet. Is this just an alumna musing nostalgically about her time at Davidson (gulp) 14+ years ago? Yep. But “lifelong”Read More

Labels: Reclaiming My Identity

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Gabriella Phillips – Note from the author: My story mentions emotional abuse, so be aware if that’s something that’s triggering for you In November 2016, I legally changed my last name. To many friends and relatives, this action seemed like a defiant “f**k you” to Jeff, my biological father, aRead More

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