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The confidence of a mediocre white male

(11/26/19 5:00am)

My junior fall, I spent many weekend nights with my roommate working on internship applications. In our double facing main quad, we'd sit at our desks or curled up in bed, typing away at our computers, editing cover letters and resumes, filling out applications, doing coding challenges, recording video interviews, emailing recruiters, preparing for interviews, updating our internship spreadsheets—all the things that made up “recruitment.”



Key three: Duke men's basketball's Wendell Moore could emerge even further against Stephen F. Austin

(11/25/19 1:27am)

Duke returns home after capturing the 2K Empire Classic championship in New York to face a Stephen F. Austin team that has gotten off to a 4-1 start. The Blue Devils will attempt to win a seventh contest before the Thanksgiving holiday and maintain their status as the No. 1 team in the nation. The Blue Zone breaks down three keys to the game Tuesday night:




A chronic pain playlist

(11/25/19 5:00am)

I talk about my feelings a lot. I think it’s because one of the things I do best is talk to other people about their feelings. I’m a two on the enneagram, an INFJ or ENFJ (depending on the day), and a Pisces, all of which is nonsense. The point is this: if you’re having a bad day, I’m a good person to talk to. And if I’m having a bad day, I’m usually pretty willing to unpack it with you.




Ok millennial

(11/25/19 5:00am)

Anybody who has spent at least a few hours on the Internet in the last few weeks has witnessed the speedy ascent of the meme ‘OK Boomer,’ which even has its own Wikipedia page now. If you have been living under a rock, the phrase is typically used as a response by younger internet users to older Baby Boomers who engage in some form of stereotypically ‘Boomer’ behavior, or advocate for a certain set of politics that younger people have deemed as unacceptable.


Extra point vs. Wake Forest: Duke football loses fifth straight, jeopardizes bowl game eligibility

(11/24/19 5:30pm)

By sweeping its three main instate rivals—Duke, N.C. State and North Carolina—this season, Wake Forest won the Big Four title for the first time since 2007 in its 100th matchup against the Blue Devils. In the 39-27 loss, Duke likely lost its chance of playing in a third consecutive bowl game. The Blue Zone gives three key takeaways, stats and looks forward for the Blue Devils:




Five observations and more from Duke football's first half against Wake Forest

(11/24/19 2:02am)

Nearly one year ago, Duke suffered its worst loss since 1990 against Wake Forest in a rainy, muddy Wade Wallace Stadium. A rematch in Winston-Salem, N.C., is repeating itself in the skies, but Duke has held its own in a gritty, slippery ACC battle, finding itself down 13-10 at halftime. The rain element has added a certain zing to the game.