Davidson College http://wfae.org en With March And Petition, Davidson Students Seek Changes In Sexual Misconduct Policy http://wfae.org/post/march-and-petition-davidson-students-seek-changes-sexual-misconduct-policy <p>Students, faculty and some area residents marched across the Davidson College campusThursday morning in the latest public facet of a debate over sexual assault and the college’s sexual misconduct policy. The march, an online petition and other discussions have showed widespread support for reform among students. And in brief remarks, college President Carol Quillen called for change in how the campus addresses this devastating but often unreported crime.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 12:23:48 +0000 Jon Cox & Lincoln Davidson 50594 at http://wfae.org With March And Petition, Davidson Students Seek Changes In Sexual Misconduct Policy Open Since 1920 And Often Touted, Davidson College Laundry To Close Next Year http://wfae.org/post/open-1920-and-often-touted-davidson-college-laundry-close-next-year <p>The decision to discontinue the full-service laundry, which has been offered free to students since 1920, came in the face of declining usage by students and a need to reallocate budget funds for new programs, the college said.</p><p>Some students reacted quickly and negatively. Within 45 minutes of the announcement, more than 100 messages had been posted to <strong>Yik Yak</strong>, a smartphone app that allows users to post messages that can be seen by others in their geographic vicinity.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 14:53:50 +0000 Lincoln Davidson 50512 at http://wfae.org Open Since 1920 And Often Touted, Davidson College Laundry To Close Next Year Davidson Basketball: 'Underrated' For A Quarter Of A Century http://wfae.org/post/davidson-basketball-underrated-quarter-century <p>DAVIDSON Bob McKillop will begin his 25th season as basketball coach at Davidson on Friday night when his Wildcats play at Duke.</p><p>Most of those seasons McKillop, 63, works outside the spotlight, which is unfortunate because he loves the spotlight and looks good in it. If a white hair on his head is out of place, he probably makes it run a lap. One of the biggest surprises at a Davidson practice in Belk Arena last week was that McKillop didn’t wear a suit.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:14:31 +0000 Tom Sorensen 38890 at http://wfae.org Davidson Basketball: 'Underrated' For A Quarter Of A Century Early voting begins in city & town races http://wfae.org/post/early-voting-begins-city-town-races <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Early voting in Mecklenburg County's local elections opened last week and continues through Nov. 2. Voters will cast their ballots in races for Charlotte Mayor and City Council, Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board, small town mayors and town boards and for or against county education and local bonds. Early voting is available this coming week at the county’s Hal Marshall Annex in Charlotte, then beginning Oct. 26 at a total of 15 sites, including </span>libaries<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and government buildings. Election day is Nov. Sun, 20 Oct 2013 13:36:25 +0000 David Boraks 37619 at http://wfae.org Davidson College Announces On-Campus Pub And Coffeehouse http://wfae.org/post/davidson-college-announces-campus-pub-and-coffeehouse <p>This fall, draft beer and wine will be served on the campus of Davidson College. &nbsp;Students and administrators say it will provide a safe drinking environment for students, faculty and staff. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:57:37 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 33337 at http://wfae.org Davidson College Announces On-Campus Pub And Coffeehouse Mecklenburg County Eyes Scenic Route http://wfae.org/post/mecklenburg-county-eyes-scenic-route <p>Mecklenburg County – known for booming growth and ever-expanding freeways – is looking to get on the map for a very different kind of transportation: designation of the county's <a href="http://www.davidsonlands.org/the-dlc-supports-a-scenic-byway-for-davidson/" target="_blank">very first scenic byway</a>.</p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:49:04 +0000 Julie Rose 32729 at http://wfae.org Mecklenburg County Eyes Scenic Route JCSU Graduation Honors Andrew Young, Mayor Foxx http://wfae.org/post/jcsu-graduation-honors-andrew-young-mayor-foxx <p>College graduation season continued in the Charlotte area Sunday morning, with commencement ceremonies at&nbsp;Johnson C. Smith University and Davidson College. &nbsp;Ambassador and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young was the guest speaker at J.C. Smith’s 141st graduation, which began at 8am at the university’s Irwin Belk Complex. The university presented honorary degrees to Young and Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx.</p> Sun, 19 May 2013 13:34:15 +0000 David Boraks 27609 at http://wfae.org Davidson Confirms Move To Atlantic 10 Conference http://wfae.org/post/davidson-confirms-move-atlantic-10-conference <p>Davidson College officials confirmed Wednesday what has been rumored for weeks, that most Wildcats’ sports teams will leave the Southern Conference for the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10), beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year.</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 18:33:18 +0000 Andrew Wilkins/DavidsonNews.net 26875 at http://wfae.org Davidson Confirms Move To Atlantic 10 Conference Davidson College Project Seeks History From Under Lake Norman http://wfae.org/post/davidson-college-project-seeks-history-under-lake-norman <p>The top headline in the October 1<sup>st</sup>, 1959, Mecklenburg Gazette proclaims “Great Economic Progress is Seen.” A few days earlier, Gov. Luther Hodges visited the Catawba River to set off the first dynamite blast for construction of the Cowan’s Ford Dam – the site of a Revolutionary War battle.</p><p>The writer of the story called it the “beginning of a new era in the history of the Catawba River Valley.”</p><p>No kidding.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 06:02:28 +0000 Greg Collard 17211 at http://wfae.org Davidson College Project Seeks History From Under Lake Norman Davidson College Gets Biggest Gift Ever http://wfae.org/post/davidson-college-gets-biggest-gift-ever <p>Davidson College has received its largest gift ever, $45 million from the Duke Endowment that college officials say will be used to “transform the academic heart of the campus.” The money will pay for renovations to a half-dozen campus buildings beginning next year, as well as a new science building.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 19:16:03 +0000 David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net 13621 at http://wfae.org Davidson College Gets Biggest Gift Ever