It’s time for Duke to give its student body a more accurate reflection of reality and stop using fear as a control tactic. America is moving on from the pandemania, and Duke should too.
To succeed in research, one must learn to fail with grace.
Duke regularly ranks near the top of charts identifying trademark bullies, not as compared to other universities, but as compared to all companies doing business in the US. This is not a good look.
In this time of financial austerity during the COVID-19 pandemic, and in light of the broad support from the Press’s authors and editors, we hope that Duke will not prioritize the allocation of resources toward anti-union efforts, and instead engage in productive and collaborative discussions with DUP Workers Union representatives.
Change begins with the courage to admit the truth. It can be really hard, especially when many of us experience a lot of imposter syndrome, but it’s easier to talk about these things when you really internalize that you’re not the only one experiencing them.
As the colder months draw closer at Duke, sweatshirts emerge from hibernation, and students are awash in the bustle of the semester. All the while, something seems absent.
It was incredibly inconsiderate that our video was used, very obviously, as the face of Duke’s racial equity initiative, without any notification of such actions or proper credit where credit was due.
In pandemic times, S/U is a vitally important vessel that can provide students with sorely needed academic flexibility.