Perspectives

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

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