Meet Stephen Childs, an incoming Southgate dorm resident from Naples, Florida. Stephen is returning to his freshman year at Duke after taking a medical leave last Fall. This interview is part of a summer blog series profiling one Class of 2018 member from each of the 13 East Campus dorms. Look out for the rest of the blogs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays leading up to Orientation Week.
Major: Biology. Might want to be a paleontologist one day.
Summer plans: Working at a golf club and volunteering five days days a week.
Favorite type of weather: "Duke in November — with the leaves falling off the trees, and it cools down at night. In the low 70s during the day and high 50s at night."
Favorite book/literary work: 'The Bro Code' by Barney Stinson and 'A Short History of Nearly Everything' by Bill Bryson.
Spirit animal: Golden retriever. "I'm very approachable and I always am smiling. If you love me I will be sure to love you back... Read more