Fearing for your own life or the life of a loved one is possibly one of the most terrifying feelings you will never want to experience.
President Price seems to have forgotten that most students at Duke do not speak broke. Therefore, I, Monday Monday, champion of the vernacular of the common (top 1%) man, have taken it upon myself to translate the announcement into more accessible language.
We had our first day of classes ripped apart by reports of a shooting less than 30 minutes from campus — a shooting that sent our brothers and sisters at UNC into lockdown.
I realized that while I felt I was being polite, I was actually apologizing for the kindness people showed me instead of appreciating it.
Duke is an elite American college and thus must be politically correct 100% of the time; this professed commitment to diversity is directly at odds with the latent goal of perpetuating the university in its intended form.
Increasing legislator pay would not prevent self-serving politicians from running for office, but it would introduce a financial incentive that would both increase the pool of candidates and provide a counterweight to the perverse incentive of special interests.
By offering a synopsis of this legislative session, we hope Duke students will recognize how the decisions being made in that building are directly impacting their lives and others around the state.
Duke University has an obligation to provide guidance and resources around reproductive health which meet nationally-accepted standards of care.