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Editorial: On the rise

When the University released a mission statement entitled "Rebuilding Duke Football," composed by Director of Athletics Joe Alleva, it took the first step toward rebuilding a beleaguered program...


Column: It's about us, not Iraq

As thoughtful, scholarly students who recognize that how our country acts at home and abroad affects our American citizen identities, we have a patriotic duty to speak out against the subversion of...


Editorial: Ineffective DSG

When Duke Student Government restructured its work this year to eliminate legislators' individual projects, the idea was to organize work around a committee that could handle larger problems more...


Column: Retire mommy wars

Recently, in the waiting room of a doctor's office, I picked up a women's magazine and, to my astonishment, discovered the existence of an apparently well-known phenomenon called "the mommy wars:"...