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Work and madness

Before deciding what—or whom—to do with your time on earth, you ought to see statistics that relate lifetime happiness to job choice.


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Support Duke's troops

We should support our troops, now more than ever. I have been away from Duke for almost a year now. I do not miss President Richard Brodhead, Larry Moneta or John Burness.


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I am

Imagine if we all had tags attached to ourselves that would sum us up in one phrase.


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Seeing red

It’s 2 a.m. Tuesday morning. I’m flipping nervously between CNN, MSNBC and Fox as I try to keep track of endless maps and electoral vote tallies.


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The case for Kerry

It’s a peculiar science, the study of what makes a good President. Some of our brightest, like Jimmy Carter, have struggled mightily when thrust into the highest office.


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The case for Bush

Someone will make history today. No matter who wins this election, history will be made as different statistics and superstitions point to both candidates in this election.