Daily Features

OPINION

Great spirits fighting mediocre minds

Humans are innately limited in their perceptions and consequential understanding of the world. Vernacular is confined to the regions we have been exposed to, and thus it is impossible to conceive that which we have not been yet exposed to. Two schools of thought have emerged to qualify the extent to which these perceptions, also known as opinions, should influence an administration’s decision-making in a healthy, prosperous democracy.

OPINION

Strapped for cash, Coach K to auction sweaty knee brace of freshman phenom

With recent changes to the Medicare structure in North Carolina and the impending repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Duke head basketball coach, cadillac owner and Just For Men's number one customer Mike Krzyzewski has announced that the team will be auctioning the sweaty knee brace of six-foot-eleven power forward Harry Giles to help him pay off his medical bills.

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Adding nuance to our remembrance

The tendency to remain at a flashcards-and-quotes level of familiarity with the life and ideology of Dr. King and other historical figures limits the ability to benefit from their teachings.

OPINION

As spring rises, AP falls

Among the new components of the Imagine Duke curriculum to be voted on by members of the Arts & Sciences Council later this semester is the elimination of Advanced Placement credit at Duke.

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Learning from life

 The patients I met during my clinical year helped me become a more proficient clinician and helped prepare me for a graduation date that draws ever closer. 

OPINION

Seeming and doing

Be someone who takes responsibility for their actions and knows that their success or failure is in their hands.