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Faking feminism

I was floored when I read that a survey found 42 percent of men to have faked orgasms. Further research found several recent surveys with statistics around 20 to 25 percent.


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The New Orleans bubble

Great disasters, no matter how remote they may be, usually succeed in coaxing out at least a little sympathy from almost every person with a connection to the outside world.


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Confessions of a GTA aficionado

When you’re playing Grand Theft Auto, you can rob a house, car, or pedestrian; gun down anyone you want; solicit practitioners of the world’s oldest profession; and when all is said and...


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Bubble within a bubble

Last August, when I enrolled at Duke as a graduate student in public policy, the first thing I noticed was that Duke is an island of its own, isolated from the rest of Durham.


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Time served

Thanks to the widely publicized Alcohol Law Enforcement crackdowns, a startling number of Duke’s underage drinkers are now experiencing what it feels like to be on the wrong side of the law.