When we elected George W. Bush president, he didn't seem to be the best-qualified person we'd ever seen, but it was like, "How bad could he be?" and "Well, at least he isn't Al Gore.
War is difficult to stomach. In the past four days, at least 21 coalition fighters have been killed in the line of duty, and countless Iraqi civilians and soldiers have perished.
This column is not about war, except inasmuch as everything, anymore, seems to be about war. It may be about history or physics. I'm not really sure.
As graduation inches closer, we as seniors are acutely aware of our soon-to-be "alumni" status. Some of us greet this title with uncertainty and apprehension, others with eager anticipation.
I was amused to read Jonathan Ross's letter to the editor alongside Nick Christie's column, "Innocence Is Not Free," on Mar. 24.
Whether you are for or against the current conflict in Iraq, it is important to remember that America gives you the right to protest in exchange for certain social responsibilities as a citizen.
Nothing about the war in Iraq is easy, and it is essential that we continue to talk to each other and exercise our rights to express our opinions, beliefs and attitudes.
When I first arrived at Duke in the summer of l958, African-American students were not part of the University community.