At an institution like Duke, finding people like you can be hard but you are making a generational path for others by doing so. Your future descendants are thanking you right now, so seize your opportunities and make them proud.
Minorities are always being told they're asking for “too much” while simultaneously never really having their demands met. If Duke Disability Alliance would like a minor, or Asian American students on this campus want faculty support - there should be a department to support them.
If there is anything anyone fighting these issues could take away from reading this column, please know you’re not alone in this fight.