The myth that people who use painkillers have done something wrong is a myth that keeps people addicted. It’s a myth that makes me feel shame when I take pain medicine every night. But it is just that: a myth.
The Coronavirus is a frightening disease that is pushing people’s prejudices and ignorance to the forefront. As Duke students, we should not fall under that trap.
Because sexual misconduct is tragically ongoing, there should be more talk about what to do in its wake.
“In all the time I’ve been doing this work, change feels more on the horizon than ever.”
Being an English major shouldn’t just mean we know how to read Shakespeare—we should be equipped with a deep understanding of the diverse set of human experiences through memoirs, be able to see flaws in our own communities and thought patterns through satire and fictional dystopia.
Dear Ms. Yang, Your recent column made me laugh out loud. In case it was not a spoof of PC culture run amok, please note the following...
As it stands, the University has abdicated almost all responsibility for community-building to students, as though independent houses and selective living groups are equally equipped with the resources to rise to the occasion.