For the first time, Latinx organizations at Duke have all united to further the interests of the Latinx community. These “demands” serve as accountability for the many times Latinx students tirelessly advocated for a more equitable campus. They are hardly demands, they are a plea for the respect and acknowledgement of marginalized students.
Duke is allowing high-risk activities but then barring until January 18 the main reason students are here on campus – which is to engage in the very low-risk activity of attending in-person class. How does this make sense?
Is the safety of those around you worth standing room at a game?
Given that Stuart’s association with Duke later in life was entirely voluntary and unofficial, his physical presence on campus solidified him in our minds as a sort of intellectual par excellence.
The numerous talented students and faculty that spoke at our recent Speak Out event demonstrate the far-reaching relevance and potential of a disability studies and health humanities education, from medicine to engineering to the arts. These collective perspectives cannot be overlooked.
Rather than waste time debating a veto for SSI recognition, we urge DSG to join the 30 US colleges and universities whose student governments have adopted the International Holocaust Rememberence Allience working definition of antisemitism.
Is advocating for marginalized communities an interest of yours or necessary for your survival on campus?
The development of health humanities and disability studies as areas of study is a key step in the process to bridge the gaps set by a strictly scientific, biomedical view of illness, health and disability.
Due to the lack of a Native Studies Program at Duke University, both Native students and the entire student body are barred from fully learning the history of the land that they call home.
Duke University has taken little initiative to support Indigenous students.
I encourage you to contact your school's President and insist they join other school Presidents in putting pressure on Biden and his staff to evacuate academic support employees.
I was so excited for our relationship to evolve from mentor/mentee to friendship. I was so excited to be able to catch up with you in another city many years down the road. I was so excited to see your Facebook updates of a wedding, of kids, of a family.
You could always go to DJ for advice on anything—he always had the bigger picture in mind.