Daily Features

OPINION

My week without health insurance

Once a month, I open my shipment of Enbrel refills and see a receipt with two numbers: Medication Cost: $3,200 Patient Responsibility: $0 That’s pretty nice.

OPINION

The importance of failure

Freshmen, as you begin the school year and start your remarkable journey here at Duke, I would like to begin with telling you all that through your Duke journey, you will most likely fail.

OPINION

Finding Cupid’s arrow, wherever it points

Each fall semester, the pleasantly warm weather and the crisp, autumn air that will hopefully soon follow complete the picture of couples on our main quad, strolling across the grass hand-in-hand.

OPINION

​Leading from behind

The school year begins with a cacophony of rhetoric, especially for the Class of 2019, whose orientation is built, in part, to inspire them grandly about what they can do at Duke.

OPINION

The fourth cup of coffee

Before campus was filled with the new semester mantra of “how was your summer?”, the tranquility of a deserted Duke was disrupted by the laughs of eight to ten year old girls.

OPINION

Just read the book

Another year, another “scandal.” I use the term loosely. If we call having a porn star a “scandal,” then this probably qualifies as well.