Lecture at college Wednesday on ‘The End of Sex’

Davidson College invites the public on Wednesday afternoon, March 27, to a talk titled “The End of Sex: The Future of Human Reproduction.” Stanford University professor Hank Greely, an expert in reproductive ethics and law, will present that subject beginning at 4:30 p.m. in Hance Auditorium of Chambers Building. The lecture is part of the Ethics Forum series hosted by Davidson’s Vann Center for Ethics, and there is no charge to attend. Continue Reading

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24-hour Relay for Life at Davidson raises $26,685

Cancer survivors pose for a photo as they prepare to walk the first lap of the event. (Lincoln Davidson/DavidsonNews.net)

Cancer survivors pose for a photo as they prepare to walk the first lap of the event. More photos below. (Lincoln Davidson/DavidsonNews.net)

By LINCOLN DAVIDSON
DavidsonNews.net

fundraisers bugThree hundred Davidson College students and staff walked the Davidson College track Friday, March 15, to raise money for the American Cancer Society in the college’s second annual Relay for Life. Altogether, attendees raised $26,685.

Relay for Life is a national non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society. Individuals form teams to seek sponsorship, then spend an entire night walking to raise awareness for cancer research. Continue Reading

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Davidson Family Medicine grows as an independent

Dr. Craig White

Dr. Craig White and his staff care for patients of all ages off Main Street in Davidson in a practice that takes its cue from Dr. White’s experience going to the family doctor decades ago.

By DAVID BORAKS
DavidsonNews.net

In an era of mega-healthcare mergers, health-care reform and managed care, is there room any more for a small-town doctor’s office? It’s a challenge, to be sure, but the growth of Dr. Craig White’s practice at Davidson Family Medicine suggests there is.

Dr. White is a north Mecklenburg native and Davidson College graduate, who has been a family physician in the Lake Norman area for more than two decades. Initially, he worked in big medicine, in practices that were part of the region’s two big hospital groups.   Continue Reading

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Outside reading: Rape is real, even at beloved Carolina

UNC Chapel Hill student Andrea Pino never thought she’d find herself a rape victim. As a student educator who had taught peers about violence prevention, it couldn’t happen to her, or so she thought. She writes about her situation, and the broader problem of rape on college campus, in an article on the Huffington Post titled “The “R” Word: Why Do Colleges Struggle With Talking About Rape?”

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