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The Perkins museum of art

It's been a hard week. For freshmen, midterms may have been the first time life at Duke stopped feeling like an extended, posh summer camp-except, of course, for everyone living in the Bell Tower.


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Questions for Miers

Harriet Miers must feel incredibly empowered. Before she even said a word, both liberals and conservatives found themselves floundering at the size-six shoes of another stealth Supreme Court nominee.


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Letting the art flow

When I asked around Thursday night to find friends to come to an art museum with me, I got some laughs. Apparently, I can be really hilarious when I want to be.


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Right to know

All powers of the University shall be vested in a Board of Trustees consisting of thirty-six elected members and the President of the University, ex officio," state the bylaws of Duke University.


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MRS: far from M.I.A.

You cannot have it all. Period. Doting parent, loving spouse, esteemed career professional? Pick one. Two, if you're willing to shirk your responsibilities and half-ass your way through life.


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Fine by me

On March 19, 2003, the day that President Bush declared war in Iraq, I was en route to Rome, Italy, accompanied by 36 classmates and my beloved high school Latin teacher, Mr.


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'Back off'

Your children will thrive here, but for them to get the good of their new life, you need to back off," commanded the newly-installed President Richard Brodhead during the 2004 Freshman Convocation.