It’s time for Duke to give its student body a more accurate reflection of reality and stop using fear as a control tactic. America is moving on from the pandemania, and Duke should too.
In 2020, we titled our send-home paper Resilient, and we were right. Sure, times are unprecedented, but the ability of the Duke community to adapt, to graduate, to triumph, to come together, to be resilient, no matter the circumstances—that is precedented.
But we now have the power to reach audiences beyond what we could have imagined 10 years ago. To be anything but ordinary.
We continue to pay the same tuition as domestic students ($50,000 or more) while taking already taxing online classes in different time zones than our domestic peers. If we don’t, guess what? We lose our visa.
Our program touches every single undergraduate student at Duke. It is too important to jeopardize.
We, faculty from 19 colleges and universities across North Carolina, are writing to strongly condemn Israeli attacks on historic Palestine.
To succeed in research, one must learn to fail with grace.
Stories. The last four years of Duke and Zoom University can be summed up in this one word that always has and always will drive my love for people, places, the unpredictability of life and everything in between.
If you have love, perfection is overrated anyways.
At the end of every volume, The Chronicle invites graduating staff to write senior columns reflecting on their times in the 301 Flowers office. Read what they had to say about the office squirrels, Gilmore Girls and climbing on rooftops—and a whole lot more.
Written as gerunds to communicate their ongoing and perpetual nature, these categories overlap and fracture into smaller ones and so are inexhaustive, but nevertheless serve to illustrate the story of the past few years.