From a Peasant to a Prince: Anmar’s Story

Written by Jordan Siskind-Weiss. If I mess up here, I’m letting my many selves down; all of the past Anmars. The one who survived and surpassed. The Anmar who went from being in a gang, to being a star student. Who didn’t sleep through his junior … [Read more...]

The Perfect Façade

The Perfect Façade

An anonymous story, written by Bo Herlin. Every week, I meet with a small circle of fellow students. We gather in the counseling center, each of us hoping to share the load our bereavement, to find meaning in our collective hurt. In a stroke of … [Read more...]

“It Takes Some Cold to Know the Sun”

“It Takes Some Cold to Know the Sun”

An anonymous story. Roughly 40 million Americans, eighteen and older, are affected by anxiety disorders. Mental health is a huge problem, even on Davidson’s campus, and it’s not talked about. If I could, I would tell my story to everybody because … [Read more...]

An Unspoken Issue

An Unspoken Issue

An anonymous story, written by Brianna Green. Little did I know that, in joining a campus sprawling with individuals that seemed to have attained the ideal balance of being good students and supportive friends and romantic partners, I was now … [Read more...]

Lucky

An anonymous story, written by Summer Abiad Sometimes, I just have a great day. Most of my days are pretty great. I am at this amazing school, and I have the best of friends. But sometimes I take it all in, and all of a sudden my day isn’t great … [Read more...]

An Efficient Obsession

An Anonymous Story, written by Rosie Major Efficiency really drives me. It is essentially perfectionism to me. Perfectionism is not how can I do every single thing as perfectly as possible, but rather how can I be as efficient as possible and get … [Read more...]