The first penguin
Having stumbled out of a dorm that was not mine and into the too-bright sunlight a solid half-hour before the buses began their slog between East and West Campuses, I had no choice but to walk back...
Beyond racial barriers
This summer, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Sri Lanka for two months to do research with the Duke Global Health Institute.
The importance of social studies
Everyone knows that the only true sign of a successful night out is waking up the next day and being able to say, “I woke up like this” completely ironically and flawlessly.
Too cool for school
There are few things I enjoy more about the beginning of the school year than early move-in. It is truly a beautiful time.
Post summer blues
The first week of freshmen year is filled with beautiful and perhaps eye-opening moments of learning, wonder, revelation and awkward introductions.
Kisses at sea level
I was taught that no matter what happens, no matter what difficulties you might face in your relationships or your endeavors, you will always be alright if you have love.
Ethical disputes on ebola
The Ebola virus... has affected over 2, 615 people in various countries in Western Africa this year and continues to sweep throughout the nations with little note of medical intervention.
What Duke means to me
My first moments at Duke are documented by a blurry photo of the Keohane fire lane.
Stories that go untold
Silence is knowing something is morally unjust but lowering your head and walking the other way.
Expectation v. Reality
The following is a collection of the surprises I have encountered during my first week here at Duke.
When sitting down to write this article, I kept asking myself “what can I really tell people?” I realized it’s not about what I could say but what I could share.
Inaction = Silent Action
I have a friend who loves to debate with me about the merits of gay marriage.
This is our problem
For some reason, the nonviolent presence of a black person is considered a sufficient threat to justify the use of lethal force.