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The number of total tents is still expected to be capped at 100 at this time to allow for students to get in to the North Carolina game via the walk-up line. 
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Back of the line

It’s a cool autumn day in K-ville. The cloudless sky is a rich Duke blue and a slight breeze tosses a few browning leaves down the sidewalk.


The view of the Supreme Court building from the top of the U.S. Capitol dome in June 2018
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A conservative's case for Jeff Flake

It’s a powerful thing to have a tangible reminder of why you believe what you believe, why you fight for what you fight for, that can serve as a source of hope in today’s overwhelmingly disenchanting political world. 


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Decoding the Kavanaugh hearing

With no clues yet as to the findings of the FBI’s probe into Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh and what its subsequent outcomes may be, we only have last Thursday’s testimony to look to for answers. 


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To study or to socialize

I’m having one of those weeks. Four midterms, classes as usual, club meetings, this column to write and the pressures of finding a summer internship looming annoyingly in the backdrop of all my thoughts. 


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The end of gun control

Although the debate over gun control flares after each school shooting or spike in crime, it is genuinely difficult to pin down the start of this societal conflict.


Shooters II has raised its entry fee for Duke students under 21.
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I want a second bar mitzvah

My bar mitzvah was an event for the ages. Picture a night at Shooters, with a greater percentage of Jews, less sexual harassment, and, of course, all attention directed solely towards me.


Bo Burnham's "Eighth Grade" follows Kayla Day on her last week of eighth grade, and doesn't shy away from showing every awkward moment of adolescence.
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'Eighth Grade' moments at Duke

This weekend, I attended a screening held by DUU Freewater Presentations of the movie Eighth Grade.  The coming-of-age film, written and directed by Bo Burnham, follows eighth grader Kayla Day as she struggles through her final week of middle school.