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Cameron Beach

Cameron Beach is a Trinity sophomore. Her column runs on alternate Mondays.


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I might be afraid of being alone

Maybe I’ve been so hyper-focused on creating a successful person that I don’t actually understand her; that, in many ways, I know the people around me better than I know my own self. That makes sense. If we never spend time alone, how do we know what we want, why we’re here at Duke or what really matters to us?


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Finding humility in the other blue

While it’s not wrong that Duke is known to be an intellectually demanding place, there’s something problematic that seems to accompany this notion: smarter students and harder classwork means Duke is better, we are better, and smarter is better. The “better” I’m talking about isn’t better job prospects, and it isn’t better resumes. It’s a vast, shadowy sense of superiority—never spoken, always implied—that becomes clear when you take a step back and look at campus as an outsider.


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Lost in translation

President Trump is using the power of stories to manipulate the head and the heart, proffering a fictitious and dangerous narrative of immigration. I have a different story to tell the president.


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Leverage in the health care system

If I feel this alienated by the medical system, who else feels that way? What if I spoke limited English and was trying to get help? What if I had no entrance the system other than urgent care? What if I didn’t have a car to get to the doctor’s office, and what if I couldn’t pay my copays? What if I didn’t have insurance? I realized that my panicked feeling of helplessness when I had finally exhausted my options might not be a transient feeling for others.


"Spotlight" stunned audiences last year with its depiction of the Boston Globe Spotlight team that exposed child sex abuse within the Boston Catholic Church. 
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"Spotlight" film showing to invite journalists and students Into dialogue

The DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy will bring Boston Globe reporter Matt Carroll in addition to a special screening of the Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight.” “Spotlight,” a drama following The Boston Globe’s eponymous investigative reporting team, highlights the group’s exposure of pervasive child sex abuse within the Boston Catholic Church.

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Some students have voiced concerns about the high prices for food in West Union, causing them to run out of food points more quickly than in past years.
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Some students have voiced concerns about the high prices for food in West Union, causing them to run out of food points more quickly than in past years.


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