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Opinion Columns


Am I safe?

If you are afraid, it’s okay and reasonable to rely on others. If you are acting as an ally due to your personal privilege to protect someone else’s security, do it every time you are presented with the opportunity and don’t expect a thank you.


Finding Duke again

If you had asked me one week ago if I was excited about coming back to Duke, I would have told you I still didn’t plan on coming back—I was clinging to fantasies of job acceptances like they were winning lottery tickets.