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Following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., nearly 1500 students occupied the main quad in the silent vigil of April 1968.
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Duke and the art of the protest

The last year has seen a wave of protests on college campuses. From Yale to Missouri, students have garnered a fair share of attention for demonstrations against institutional racism and microaggressions, prompting nationwide discussions about race, higher education and free speech.


Sydney - January 16, 2016: Birdman screens during the 2016 Sydney Festival (photo by Jamie Williams/Sydney Festival)
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Drummer Antonio Sánchez brings "Birdman" score to life

The Oscar-winning movie “Birdman” boasts leading roles played by some of the biggest names in Hollywood—yet the first voice an audience hears at the start of the film is not that of Michael Keaton or Emma Stone or Zach Galifianakis. Rather, it’s the voice of Antonio Sánchez, whose face never appears but whose hidden touch guides every scene. “I was like, ‘Oh my god, that’s my voice,’” Sánchez, who composed and recorded the score for “Birdman”—which consists almost exclusively of drums—said of seeing the movie for the first time.