The even scarier fact of the matter is just how out of touch older people are, particularly when it comes to handling the crisis. I think kids might have trouble taking their demands about health seriously when their generation is confident that fruit medley is a bigger concern to safety than AR-15’s, but I digress.
Chance, context, and happenstance determined the eventually permanent daily features of our campuses.
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.
Campaigning is a worthwhile action, but we should not consider it the most valuable or impactful. To do so would be to ignore the necessary and difficult community work of showing up for people consistently and reliably, and holding local officials accountable for deeply local issues.
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...