This all began so long ago, yet I remember the day vividly. It was a Thursday in late August, and the late summer sun in North Carolina was beating down on Davidson College, when my phone rang as I walked out of the Chambers Building on Davidson’s campus. I did not recognize the number so I answered as I always do to strangers, “J.D. Merrill.” It was a reporter from the Raleigh News and Observer wanting to know the student body’s reaction to the departure of Davidson College’s President, Thomas Ross, to the Office of the President at the 17-campus University of North Carolina System.
May 15th has come and gone. Anika and Kate have now graduated and after posting about their graduation experiences, will no longer post regularly on Explore.Davidson.Edu. While we at Davidson will miss them, we realize that every year college campuses send an incredible number of students off to great new opportunities once they graduate. Other students readily jump in to take on what the graduates leave behind. One of the students who decided to join Explore and step in for Kate is Mark Angel, a junior from Illinois.
World where have you gone?
Maybe a bit melodramatic but with less than a week left until finals I have made a horrid realization. I have no clue what is happening in the world. Continue reading