Perspectives

A Response to Feedback from “Dear Clinton Supporters…”

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Alex Sizemore – After my initial article “Dear Clinton Supporters, Now That Trump Has Won,” was published, I received feedback from students and alumni alike. I was asked to write this article two weeks before the election, as was another student in the case that Clinton had won. The ideaRead More

I’m a Christian but I’d rather read Harry Potter than decipher the Bible

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Shirley Ge – Though I should (in theory) have the rest of my life perfectly planned because I am (in theory) graduating this December, I have yet to send out one job application. Instead, all I’ve done in terms of post-grad plans is book a flight this January to spendRead More

What Now? A Response to “Dear Clinton Supporters…”

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Nicholas Trevino – Last week, Alex Sizemore wrote an especially tone-deaf article to Clinton supporters explaining why we should be happy Trump won. Sizemore failed to honestly address this community’s justified anxieties about Trump, and his article’s simplistic grasp of U.S. politics suggests that if he tried, he would notRead More

This Hope

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Carr Kinsey – Five months ago, I sat on the beach celebrating our country’s 240th birthday. I was surrounded by stunning fireworks displays and patriotic tunes; I was thankful for my country, for my friends, and for my family. Now, over five months later, I sit in reflection about thisRead More

White Students: We Don’t Have All the Answers

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Kate Hardin – During my time at Davidson, I have interacted with many students who are passionate about enacting education reform and ending segregation in schools. While these are noble goals, I often find myself questioning the approach. I feel most white Davidson students approach issues of inequality in educationRead More