The Duke Administration already feels that we students are too unqualified and biased to select the next Young Trustee by coming together, so let’s prove them wrong by uniting against injustice and unfairness when we see it.
The slate of finalists that we as a committee agreed upon reflect members of the Duke community that are passionate about the institution and committed to serving the university.
For an American company that claims to care about American citizens, Smithfield’s actions in North Carolina scream the contrary.
Administrators should consult those affected by their decisions – namely Duke students.
If the relationship between a university and its students is purely economic, then I’m becoming increasingly unsure of what I or Duke bring to the table. Are we both as valuable as we’re portraying ourselves to be?
March 2020 witnessed the loss not only of loved ones and stability, but also of what would never be...It made us confront mortality at large as well as the fragility of our individual lives. It made us look inward for a strength that could no longer be obtained from the proximity of others. It gave us no other option but to assess our existence thus far in this world and feel the equally painful and inspiring dissonance between who we are and who we want to be.
While the decision is looming in the coming weeks, members of the YTNC who have a conflict of interest and personal relationship with Shrey or another finalist should come forward and drop their vote.
University campuses across the country, including Yale and the UC system, have had accessible AGBs for years, yet at Duke, access to AGBs remains a major challenge.
The greatest lesson I’ve learned in my entire life is that no one cares about me.