Daily Features

OPINION

Reflect and Engage

Seniors prepare to bid farewell to Duke, capturing snapshots of an ever-growing university whose only constant is continuous change.

OPINION

Not sure what I'm doing here

I’m not sure who was more nervous for my 1,000-yard freestyle at club swim nationals last month, me or my mom.

OPINION

Crying in public and other life lessons

I loved writing, but had zero experience in journalism. It didn’t matter, they said. I was welcome anyways. That was—and is—the beautiful thing about The Chronicle. I didn’t have to be great, I didn’t even have to be good. All I had to do was show up, determined to write, and I would have the opportunity to do so.

OPINION

A chapter in my book

“What did you learn in school today?” Prior to post-secondary education, this was the day-old question.

OPINION

Finding the forest

Every semester, I make a list of goals for myself, trying to put into writing what I want to get out of the next four months.

OPINION

Always home

I entered college with a vague understanding of what my four years would entail. I knew there would be classes and dorm rooms and that I would probably get involved with something.