It is more important than ever to mobilize the student body to engage in their communities with the same ferocity with which they post on social media.
The Duke University Honor Council is pleased to formally endorse Drew Flanagan for Duke Student Government president.
The progress flowed faster than you can say “Milton Friedman is kinda the GOAT fr.”
For the people that chase after a profession out of pure passion regardless of the salary, I applaud you and I respect you immensely. But I’ve stopped pretending that I am one of those and I’ve stopped feeling guilty for what happiness looks like for me.
I’ve come to realize that task forces are like rabbits—you put two of them in a room for long enough, and soon enough there are 10.
I joined not as an experienced actress or confident storyteller or believer in my own worth, but quite the opposite. It was a selflessly selfish endeavor: I wanted to bring life to someone else’s words in hopes that it would help me find my own. Just for fun, I reasoned, not recognizing at the time how much this show would come to mean to me, and what it can mean to you.
When people questioned athletes like Gu deciding to represent China, comparing her to athletes like Chen who continue to represent the U.S., whether I agree with their decision or not, I do acknowledge the risk and courage it took to make either decision.
The denial phase begins where everyone begins at Duke: orientation week, better known as O-week. Nothing makes it easier to avoid confronting the gigantic life shift that is college like no work and all play for a whole week...but denial never lasts forever.
Y*** Class of 2021. A t-shirt that means the mythic gates have opened to me! But I will never pass through to Elysium.