Opinion | Column

Why are the woke folk sleeping right now?

I am reminded of this line Marley roars at Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol because a few days ago I received some very bad advice. Who wants to hear a student’s views on anything outside the Duke Bubble, someone insisted, when the Duke Bubble is the only thing students really know?


The Folt in our stars

For UNC as a whole, the future is cast into uncertainty once again as the institution continues to wrestle with ongoing racial tensions.  


That's not (quite) my name

When Juliet proclaims her love for Romeo, she says, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet.”


The notorious A.O.C.

White men have been constructed in American mythology as untouched by bias, the only true arbitrators of competence and aptitude. 


Did I pick the right major?

As a Fall teaching assistant in EGR101, the new required engineering class for all first-years, the biggest question students asked me wasn’t about ...


Against censorship

For most Duke students, Thanksgiving was a much needed break from academic demands, internship applications, and general responsibilities that define ...