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Can a girl ask a guy out?

We're sitting on his couch and I can't stop staring. His cheekbones lie inches from my hands, and I want to touch them. It would be so easy, I think, to pull him on top of me.


Conflicted on alcohol

Alcohol awareness may no longer dominate campus discussion the way it did in past years, but the way the University addresses--or doesn't address--alcohol is intertwined with nearly every student...


Red light: Access denied

While students weren't looking, the administration made a change to the residential hall access policy, banning off-campus students from any access to on-campus dorms.


Rape's deeper problem

This weekend I was hit hard by the rape of a friend. I awakened to the reality that my world had shifted. While I complained about the usual things, too much work, Duke's lifting of the Mt.


One year later

One year ago, al Qaeda terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon, killing nearly 3,000 people, part of a horrific day that changed the face of America.