The image of a bumbling, reluctant empire and the United States’ propensity for historical amnesia are especially dangerous in combination with the veneer of plausible deniability offered to universities by programs like AGS and H4D.
For Duke students today who struggle against what Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. called the three evils of society—racism, poverty, and militarism—the anti-war movement at Duke in the late 1960s and early 1970s is proof that fellow Duke students dared to imagine a different society.
Students might not be allowed to keep pets, but hidden in the nooks and crannies of West Campus, some feline residents call Duke home.
Just 20 minutes off West Campus lies a forest clearing and an open sky filled with hundreds of stars for those visiting the Duke Observatory to explore.
A student-organized task force is examining the viability of an Asian American studies program at Duke.