Perspectives

Blowing bubbles: What this  summer taught me about Davidson

Blowing bubbles: What this summer taught me about Davidson

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We’ve all heard quite a bit about the Real World.  For some of us, like myself, this phrase hints at the disconnect between the world I inhabit and the strange and faraway world of tax returns, mortgages, and, of course, doing your own laundry (sorry Classes of ’16 and beyond). Read More

Keeping the faith

Keeping the faith

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We live in pessimistic times. Our economy is growing and adding jobs, but consumer confidence is falling. The last few years comprise the only time in the history of public opinion in which people don’t expect to do as well as their parents. Once-vaunted pillars of our society, like newspapersRead More

Davidson, stop asking me for money

Davidson, stop asking me for money

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It did not take long for Davidson to exceed my expectations. Before first-year orientation, I never set foot on the campus, let alone in North Carolina. All I knew about the school was based on the then-horrendous website and various review sites. The website and the review sites, however, didRead More

America: Nation or name?

America: Nation or name?

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Afew days after I returned home from a six-week venture through southern Chile, I got into a debate with my older sister during dinner. I had spent my summer living with a Mapuche, or people indigenous to Chile, family and not only was I (am I) slightly oversensitive to indigenousRead More

Perspectives unveiled

Perspectives unveiled

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Since becoming Perspectives editor last year I’ve received many questions about what I do. The number of questions has only increased now that the paper is going through some drastic changes this year. Many students are wary of the editing process, and we can’t have that. Anyone can write forRead More