I read and appreciated Quinn Edwards’ (P’22) excellent response to the Editorial Board’s spiteful, unproductive, and inconclusive March 29 rant about something-or-other pertaining to the unfortunate state of the Democratic primary.
My phone vibrates. It’s an incoming call from my mom. I pick up and before she can even say hi, I whisper hurriedly, “Sorry, I can’t talk right now. I’m in the library because I have a midterm tomorrow. Can I call you back later?”
One week of the year dedicated to providing a shaky education to those within Greek organizations who choose to attend doesn’t exonerate the patriarchal system foundational to Greek life of the harm it causes within its community and in Duke at large.
The Chronicle, along with The New York Times and other major news outlets, has reported on the United Methodist Church (UMC)’s vote during a February 26th special session of the General Conference to tighten its ban on LGBTQ clergy and same-gender marriage.
LGBTQ+ folks deserve acceptance and although religion isn't at always the only place they can find it, faith should be accessible to any and all who seek it out.
I’ve recently been the unwilling participant in a (not-so) mysterious game against myself. The game, which has lasted a few weeks now, is simple: at every moment I am equally as likely to sob as I am to emit a (loud) cross between a chuckle and a cackle.
Self-deprecation aside, it seems that acceptance rates among elite universities have come to represent a reverse phallic measuring contest among the ivied, with a 4 percent acceptance rate somehow more able to satisfy than an inadequate 7 percent.
While it may be too late for the Ethnicity, Race & Migration program at Yale, it is our obligation to continue to fight for fair faculty treatment and review for those who take on the extra labor of supporting the most vulnerable and underserved students.