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Charles A. Dana Professor of English Cynthia Lewis’s latest essay, a foray into debutante society, reveals a subculture the origins of which trace to Europe. Published in the journal Southern Cultures, “Secret Sharing: Debutantes Coming Out in the American South” explores how tradition survives societal change, and what happens to tradition when its purpose becomes obscure to its practitioners.
Renato Guerrieri ’15 was enjoying a pony ride in Miletus, Turkey, last spring when fellow traveler and classmate Julia Rich ’14 snapped this photo. Miletus, formerly an important ancient Greek city, is home to well-preserved ruins, including a Temple of Apollo.
As the 447 students from the Class of 2013 readied themselves for commencement, Davidson’s 490 first-year students prepared for final exams—some set up to study on Chambers lawn, others lounged in the Adirondack chairs that decorate campus.
The Davidson community continues to grapple with a recent decision that has broad implications for the governance and perception of the college—to uphold a longstanding bylaw that places religious restrictions on who can be the college’s president.
Former Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx ’93 cleared the last hurdle on his way to serve as the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation, receiving unanimous Senate confirmation in June.
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- Viewfinder: Inside Out
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- 300 Words
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- Nature Takes Its Course
- Thinking the World
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7/29/13 •Introducing Renato Guerrieri ’15
7/29/13 •Life Goes On
7/29/13 •A Matter of Consequence
7/29/13 •Alumnus Appointed to Cabinet Post
7/29/13 •On the Ground in Somalia
7/29/13 •What’s Not to Love?
7/29/13 •Big Bang-Up Year
7/29/13 •What’s in a Name?
7/29/13 •SNAP! In Her Shoes
7/29/13 •Viewfinder: Inside Out
7/29/13 •Fond Farewell, Warm Welcome
7/29/13 •300 Words
7/29/13 •Great Expectations: Clergy Wives
7/29/13 •Nature Takes Its Course
7/29/13 •Thinking the World