This new Title IX policy fails students in extraordinary ways, a failure only compounded by Duke's utter lack of effort to facilitate an engaging, robust conversation with the student body.
There is one litany that this nation knows all too well, a litany we often choose to ignore, only paying attention to it when forced. It is one that some may not even know exists, and one that others are all too familiar with.
Joe Biden was not my preferred nominee, and my sentiments are shared by many young people across the United States. But to see him talk in terms of fulfilling the demands of this moment—big, structural change—means that American progressivism might find a willing ally in the most unexpected of places.
If it's possible to see the good and the bad in Duke, to acknowledge the university’s failings while appreciating its many incredible virtues and accomplishments, then it is possible to do the same for Greek life.
It’s time for Zoom (and others) to join the ranks of America’s critical infrastructure.
I’ve cornered him into every white man’s worst nightmare: a conversation about motorcycles that turns into a conversation about race politics.
Unfortunately, our models of accountability are based within the same carceral logics that plague our criminal-(in)justice system.
Moral of the story: wear your mask. Be responsible. We are all just human. We are all facing a moral dilemma, and we know which path is right. And when in doubt, remember: we are all interconnected.
This decision was a grave mistake that seriously endangers both the Duke and Durham community.
Music offers a unique and personal sort of solace to all, regardless of how these difficult times have impacted us. Classical music should speak to us now more than ever—its works have stood the test of time, and the sentiments it evokes have resonated with generations of people—each of whom had a distinct set of hopes, dreams, struggles, and ambitions.
Horny, repressed, zit-faced, socially inept, newly independent, fresh-out-of-high-school adolescents are exhibiting bad judgement. Administration is baffled.