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Gnomies Take the Stage

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Posts! / Thursday: Artistic Gnomies

Prelude to Everything Else Gnomies: ECR Chen ‘20, Tarek Ziad ’20 Mom and Son find themselves in their beach home in Cannon Beach, Oregon one late-autumn afternoon. After having lost significant others, they share intimate, awkward, and relatable stories for the first time, finding a way on. Predicating its affective qualities through the poetics of movement, song, and design, the play explores the intricacies of the love—romantic and familial—that the characters hold for each other. […]

Our First Gnominated Gnomie: Hudson Walberg ’19

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Posts! / Tuesday: A Gnotable Gnomie!

Hudson Walberg ’19 is the first Gnotable Gnomie chosen not by this college employee, but by the people of Davenport college! He received not one, but two nominations, because of how important he is to the Davenport community! Hudson, in the words of Cody Clements ’19, is “the reigning DCC President and does so much for the D’port community. He’s just an all-around awesome guy.”  He’s more than just a hard-working Dporter though, as Chaney […]

Tresa Joseph and Megan Rasmussen ’18: Gnomies-in-Chief

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Posts! / Tuesday: A Gnotable Gnomie!

Tresa Joseph and Megan Rasmussen are Davenport seniors who have been beloved and active members of the Davenport community since their freshman year.  Joseph is a political science major interested in criminal justice reform, and Rasmussen is a psychology major on the women’s volleyball team. They recently ended their tenure as joint presidents of Davenport College Council, but not before throwing one last Louisiana Soiree.  The Louisiana Soiree was their well-loved invention, and the Mardi […]

Enjoy some Company this weekend!

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Posts! / Thursday: Artistic Gnomies / Uncategorized

Company: A Senior Project in Theater Studies for Joshua Toro Josh Toro ’18 will be putting up his senior project this weekend! Come support this Davenport senior by watching a great piece of theater. Featured Gnomies: Josh Toro ’18, Anelisa Fergus ’19, Jamie Cleron ‘21, Samantha White ‘21 Over a series of dinner parties, first dates, and thoughtful conversations, Robert attempts to understand the pros and cons of marriage from his diverse and frequently hilarious […]

Otelia Cromwell Portrait Unveiling + Mellon Forums

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Friday: What's Going On in Dport / Posts!

Otelia Cromwell Portrait Unveiling On Monday evening, Head of College John Witt unveiled the portrait of Otelia Cromwell, the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. at Yale. The portrait was created by Davenport Graduate Affiliate Kenturah Davis, MFA ’18. It’s an amazing work of art, ingeniously crafted out of Cromwell’s own words. Davis used the text of Cromwell’s letter to her father about her time at Yale, her bond with her family, and her endeavors as […]

The Shows Must Go On!

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Posts! / Thursday: Artistic Gnomies

In the Heights Featured Gnomies: Isabel Mendia ’18, Eva Branson ‘18, Cara Washington ‘18, Sara Speller ’19 The winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, In the Heights tells the hopeful story of the tight-knit community of Washington Heights— first generation college students, hairdressers, bodega owners and more— as they navigate the changing landscape of their neighborhood and the summer heat. A collaboration between Pulitzer prize winners Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes, […]

Two Weeks of Mellon Forums

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Friday: What's Going On in Dport / Posts!

Mellon Forum: Sara Meyers & Cassie Lignelli Davenport seniors Sara Meyers and Cassie Lignelli presented on their senior projects last week. Sara, a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology major, presented on her Cas-9 and CRISPR research. She explained the implications this research could have for chemotherapy down the line. Sara also walked us through some examples of trial & error involved in this research and what she learned each step of the way. Cassie, an Anthropology […]

David Shimer ’18: A Journalist Gnomie

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Posts! / Tuesday: A Gnotable Gnomie!

David Shimer is a proud senior of Davenport College. He will be graduating in May with a B.A. and an M.A in History. David, named a Marshall Scholar earlier this year, will continue growing his collection of diplomas by crossing the pond to pursue an M.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford University in the fall. David is also a Harry S. Truman Scholar. During the 2016 election cycle, he interned for Hillary Clinton’s campaign policy […]