Daily Features

OPINION

2016 Young Trustee endorsement policy

The Chronicle will be publishing endorsement letters for the 2016 Young Trustee elections from Monday February 1 to Monday February 8. No endorsements will be published Tuesday, February 9 or 10, the days of the election.

OPINION

Why we win the battle and lose the war

Up until the 21st century, winning a war has usually been a matter of physical strength. From the European guns used to conquer the Native Americans to the nuclear bomb dropped on Hiroshima, a clear pattern emerges: the side with better weapons, more innovative technology and greater manpower wins.

OPINION

The name of the game

This Sunday, some 189 million Americans will watch the Super Bowl. Very, very few of those people will pause their snacking and drinking and cheering to ponder how an iconic cultural spectacle ended up with such a ridiculous-sounding name. The issue is not the fact that the game is called a bowl; championship games have been called bowls since the construction of the Rose Bowl stadium in 1922.

OPINION

Un Pueblo Unido Jamás Será Vencido

As recent Latinx alumni of Duke University, we proudly support Mi Gente’s letter to the administration, “Duke without Mi Gente,” and its decision to boycott Latino Student Recruitment Weekend (LSRW). The carefully constructed demands include demands for a cultural center, a comprehensive plan to hire Latinx faculty and administrators, full funding for future recruitment weekends and public acknowledgement and apology for the lack of institutional support for Latinxs on campus.

OPINION

​You want me to park where?

For the past few weeks, many Duke students have expressed concerns over a lack of parking spaces, for commuters and non-commuters alike, particularly in the Blue Zone.

OPINION

Love is a feeling, not a game

Happy almost Valentine’s Day, Duke humans. According to Mumford and Sons, “where you invest your love, you invest your life.” I hope you have been wise with your investment.