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Misbehaving makes history, not manners

(10/23/19 4:00am)

I would not have thought that a Daily Mail article about women’s Tinder profiles was evidence that “the entire modern world equates being well-behaved with being sheepishly reticent,” but this is the point Lizzie Bond makes in her column, “The case for well-behaved women (and men).” She argues that contrary to popular belief, good manners are not “arbitrary and antiquated—and even oppressive—standards of behavior,” but a path to virtuousness.

Bookbagging as a STEM major: what classes do I pick?

(10/23/19 4:00am)

With registration looming around the corner, the reality of having just one more semester left is starting to sink in. Bookbagging has always been a tumultuous process—full of contemplating “what-if’s” as I spend hours scrolling through DukeHub and asking for recommendations from friends. And as my time here grows closer to an end, so does the opportunity to explore freely.