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The First Degree

What does it mean to be the first in your family to pursue a college degree? First-generation students share a basic unfamiliarity with college culture; their parents haven’t been able to tell them what it means to be a college student. They may also have troubles with academic preparation, study skills, and confidence.

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Davidson & Goliath

They spent the night before the game in the infirmary, and the snipes around town were that probably they’d have to stay there the night after the game, too.

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The Body Politic

Is anyone truly normal? In the growing field of disability studies, new questions are asked.

When Park McArthur ’06 audited Associate Professor of English Ann Fox’s Extraordinary Bodies course during her senior year, it was her first formal introduction to the area of disability studies.

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Is This the Face of Davidson?

Yes and no. The face of this college has been changing for decades, sparking a conversation about traditions, values, and identity that is challenging—but rewarding.

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