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Want to be a Fall 2019 opinion columnist?

Do you have a lot of hot takes? Do you have a lot of cold takes? Do you have any takes at all, provided they are well-written?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you should consider applying to become a Fall 2019 Opinion Columnist. We are looking for a wide array of students of different backgrounds, perspectives and interests to contribute to campus dialogue by writing bi-weekly columns in the editorial section. In exchange for a mere 800 words every two weeks, you'll get to have your finger on the pulse of Duke conversations and join the ranks of our esteemed group of talented columnists. No need to worry if you don't have any prior published writing experience—we want students who are motivated, dedicated and reliable, and we will help make sure that your writing shines.

The application is now open. Please submit the Google form by Sunday, April 28 at midnight. Contact Leah Abrams with any questions at


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