Daily Features

OPINION

If you can afford Cartier

While we can rightfully interrogate the origins of wealth, it is unconducive to disparage its recipients just for their ability to buy Canada Goose coats. Rather, we can push for awareness of these inequities.

OPINION

Adapt to survive

This is the “adaptation-level phenomenon” at work: the force that turns new and exciting into old and dull.

OPINION

Potential DSG initiative helps senators annoy strangers

“Most of us are so self-absorbed and petty that we don’t otherwise have any friends to sit with. Providing a space for us to engage with strangers in a non-threatening environment—a safe space, if you will—will be productive not only to our legislative capacities, but also to our secretly dismal levels of self-esteem.”

OPINION

Dangerous steps for democracy

The notion that because the media attacks a partisan government it is thus lacking legitimacy is a perversion of the media’s entire purpose. 

OPINION

2017 DSG endorsement policy

The Chronicle will be publishing endorsement letters for the 2017 Duke Student Government elections from Monday, Feb. 27 to Monday, March 6. The positions of president and executive vice president are available for endorsement. No endorsements will be published Tuesday, March 7 or Wednesday, March 8, the days of the election. The final deadline for endorsements will be 11:59 p.m. Sunday, March 5.

OPINION

Choosing a path

In the midst of a monsoon of midterms and papers, harried Trinity sophomores might have seen an email from the Academic Advising Center on Tuesday reminding them that in two short weeks they would be required to submit major declarations.