I’m writing to express my concern that Duke has not yet signed a cooperative agreement with GoTriangle and is putting the light rail transit project at risk.
You assert that Megan Neely, the former Director of Graduate Studies in Biostatistics, who sent an email chastising students for speaking Chinese in the department building and warning them of the potential negative impacts on their futures, should not have stepped down. I strongly disagree.
The proposed Durham Orange Light Rail is vitally important to the future of our region and our state. I say this as a Person County farmer and a downtown Durham property owner.
When I read Ali Thursland's column on being financially underprivileged at Duke, I related to a lot of her struggles.
I get it. I used to complain that everyone at Duke had more money than me, too. But I still have tons of fun every weekend, even on a budget.
A few days ago, a well-intentioned university administrator sent an email to students advising them to self-censor their choice of language in public in order to maintain future opportunities.
I was amazed to read about a member of the Duke faculty criticizing some Chinese students for having a discussion in their own language while on the Duke campus.
When I first saw the title of Ali Thursland’s column on financial privilege at Duke, I was excited that someone had taken the time to address a struggle most Duke students aren’t aware of unless they’re experiencing it themselves.
On February 28, 2018, all masters students in Duke Biostatistics received an email from their director of graduate studies, Dr. Megan Neely.
As a four-time alumnus of blue tenting (in the early days of black tenting where such an endeavor involved weeks in K-Ville with no tent), I was more than a bit miffed to see the content of the trivia test given to would-be residents of K-Ville.
My name is Kim Cates and I own Shooters. I have lived in Durham all my life. I am a female entrepreneur and, under my ownership, Shooters has been a part of the Durham community for over 20 years.
Alicia Sun’s Dec. 2 column addressed a challenge faced by many of our nearly 500 public policy majors: meeting the requirements of the major while also exploring career options in other fields.
I saw that Duke Chronicle recently published the petition from a bunch of M.P.P. and M.D. students asking Price to join in on the light rail project. However, I feel that Duke Chronicle needs to give a people who oppose the current plan or at least have concerns about the current plan a voice as well.
As a Durham resident and student of the Schools of Medicine and Public Policy, I would like to call on the Duke administration to commit to supporting the Durham-Orange Light Rail. A few classmates and I wrote and delivered the following letter to President Price and Chair Bovender of the Board of Trustees with over 200 signatures from Sanford and the School of Medicine.
Duke Student Government Equity and Outreach and Durham and Regional Affairs condemns Samuel Oliver-Bruno’s deportation.
As a Durham native and Duke graduate student, I believe Duke University should support the Durham-Orange light rail.