Daily Features

OPINION

'A' for Ambition

To Bright Lights Who Are Burning Out: If you’re ambitious, as so many Duke students are, you’re often also touted as talented, determined and relentless in the pursuit of your lofty goals.

OPINION

To the sorority girl(s) I never talked to

I can’t quite imagine having the experiences where I learn the most about people—Marketplace conversations, dorm room chats, random walks around the quad—with you.

OPINION

An addy a day

It makes your heart pound vigorously, subsides any twinges of hunger, keeps your body completely awake until the drug has left your system and focuses your brain on the work in front of you.

OPINION

On searching and finding

Many of us, myself included, came to Duke with a plan for how to better our own corner of the world.

OPINION

My major academic decisions

When I first came to Duke, I knew I wanted to take the pre-medicine route. I enjoyed both sciences and the humanities and thought the path of a doctor was most suited for exploring my interests.