Posted on 06 October 2009.
The 2009 DavidsonReads community reading program presents a panel discussion Thursday night on religion and education and James McBride’s “The Color of Water.” Local Jewish, Muslim and Christian clergy will join the event, which begins at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 216 S. Main St. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Calendar, charlotte
Posted on 05 October 2009.
Public radio station WFAE-FM will host a “Public Conversations” forum tonight in Charlotte that will look at ideas for meeting the needs of area nonprofit organizations. It’s part of Charlotte Mission Possible, a media collaboration whose partners include DavidsonNews.net, WFAE, and other local media outlets. More information below … Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Nonprofit news
Posted on 03 October 2009.
The Christian education ministry of Davidson College Presbyterian Church is offering a series of short classes beginning next week designed “to encourage and enrich your life.” Also below, news about a DavidsonReads panel discussion with local clergy, the UU Fellowship meeting Sunday, a book sale at Davidson United Methodist Church, and next weekend’s Methodist church forum on “restorative justice.” Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Church news
Posted on 22 September 2009.
Jane Johnson talks to participants in a session on genealogy Sunday. (DavidsonReads photo)
Jane Johnson of Charlotte-Mecklenburg public library led a how-to session on genealogy Sunday afternoon at Davidson’s public library branch. Ms. Johnson, an information specialist at the library, talked about resources and techniques to use in putting together a family tree. Her talk was part of the DavidsonReads fall program series surrounding the community-wide read of “The Color of Water,” by James McBride. For more events in the series, see below. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Calendar
Posted on 01 September 2009.
Davidson College’s womens field hockey team started its season last weekend with a win and a loss in a pair of home games. The Wildcats fell 2-1 to Ball State on Saturday. They came back Sunday to defeat Sacred Heart, 1-0, on Finley Amato’s first career goal. Teammate and goalkeeper Christa Goeke made three saves to ensure the team’s victory.
The next two games are on the road in Washington, D.C. They’ll play Georgetown Friday at 2 p.m. and Cornell Saturday, Sept. 5, also at 2 p.m. (For a team schedule, CLICK HERE>)
Photographer Tim Cowie was at Sunday’s match against Sacred Heart and sent along this gallery of photos. Read the full story
Posted in Davidson College, News, Photos, Sports
Posted on 28 August 2009.
Madison Marcus atthe Coliseum in Rome. (Natasha Marcus photo) Click the photo to see a gallery.
What did Davidsonians do this summer? We asked you to share your summer photos, and today we offer a second gallery that takes us to Lake Ontario, Glacier National Park, and the Adriatic Sea. Read on for today’s gallery.
See the previous one from last Friday, Aug. 21.
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Posted in barbee farms, Davidson and the World, Photos
Posted on 28 August 2009.
Vincent Weir won this years cake race (Bill Giduz photo)
Davidson College’s class of 2013 fulfilled an annual tradition Wednesday afternoon with the running of the Freshman Cake Race. Residents and folks on campus baked a record 197 cakes that were given out as prizes to freshman runners who crossed the line at Richardson Stadium.
The first man across the line was Vincent Weir of Dallas, Texas, who ran 8.29 over the 1.7-mile course on campus and town streets. He was followed by Demetrios Pagonis of Westminster, Md. (8:39) and Wes Reynolds of St. Petersburg, Fla. (8:43).
Natalie Atabek of Bethesda, Md., was the first woman in 10:15, followed by Caroline Gecker of Richmond, Va. (10:31) and Elizabeth Wilbur (10:42). Read the full story
Posted in News
Posted on 27 August 2009.
Bryant Barr found his mountaintop in Bormio, Italy, in August.
Davidson College’s men’s basketball team traveled to Europe for a series of games and a bit of sightseeing this month. As we’ve reported, the team won four of six games. DavidsonNews.net asked senior Bryant Barr to reflect on the trip.
By BRYANT BARR
Almost all Davidson College students spend time abroad during their four years at school. But with basketball, we don’t have this opportunity. So in our summer trip to Italy and Slovenia, we tried to pack a semester’s worth of sightseeing and culture into two short weeks. Read the full story
Posted in barbee farms, Davidson and the World, Davidson College, Sports