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Roots of Change

When Diego* was two years old, he immigrated to the United States with his parents from Oaxaca, Mexico. When he was 12 years old, he began working in the fields of North Carolina picking...


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Editor's Note

New Year’s Eve passed weeks ago, but with this page, Towerview begins 2012. It is a middle, not a start for a magazine whose editors change by the academic calendar. Still, in this first issue of...


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Mohsen Kadivar, an Ayatollah, dissident and Iranian exile who now teaches at Duke, dedicated his first book to his father. “A humble teacher,” Kadivar calls him, “practicing reason, religiosity,...


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We finish October wearing masks. Cloaked in cloaks, hair under wigs, eyes canopied by false lashes. Costumed masses will parade Franklin Street, unrecognizable. On Halloween, we experience the...


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Editors' Note

The weather plans to turn cold tomorrow. By “cold,” we mean forecasts predict a drop to 56-degrees Farenheight in Durham. North Carolina routinely cushions us out of summer, remaining sultry and...


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Democratic state Sen. Dan Blue, Law ’73 and chair of the Board of Trustees, discusses creating new ways to attack poverty during the “To Right These Wrongs
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Democratic state Sen. Dan Blue, Law ’73 and chair of the Board of Trustees, discusses creating new ways to attack poverty during the “To Right These Wrongs


Jasmine Thomas led the Blue Devils to a 66-58 victory over the San Diego State Aztecs, scoring a total of 29 points.
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Jasmine Thomas led the Blue Devils to a 66-58 victory over the San Diego State Aztecs, scoring a total of 29 points.


Vice President for Student Affairs Spencer Eldred presents the resolution to support mixed-gender housing options at the DSG meeting Wednesday.
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Vice President for Student Affairs Spencer Eldred presents the resolution to support mixed-gender housing options at the DSG meeting Wednesday.


Freshman Allison Vernerey overshadowed her senior teammates with 17 points against Virginia.
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Freshman Allison Vernerey overshadowed her senior teammates with 17 points against Virginia.


Senior Lance Thomas and the rest of Duke’s interior players made key adjustments after halftime to get the win.
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Senior Lance Thomas and the rest of Duke’s interior players made key adjustments after halftime to get the win.


DSG Treasurer Sam Halls presents the SOFC Reform Commission’s findings at the DSG meeting Wednesday night. Halls proposed the creation of “bucket funds” to cover on-campus performance groups’ spending next year.
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DSG Treasurer Sam Halls presents the SOFC Reform Commission’s findings at the DSG meeting Wednesday night. Halls proposed the creation of “bucket funds” to cover on-campus performance groups’ spending next year.


New members of Delta Gamma celebrate their offers during the annual Bid Day Sunday afternoon.
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New members of Delta Gamma celebrate their offers during the annual Bid Day Sunday afternoon.


Junior guard Jasmine Thomas will have her hands full with Charlotte’s array of perimeter scorers Monday night in Cameron Indoor Stadium.
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Junior guard Jasmine Thomas will have her hands full with Charlotte’s array of perimeter scorers Monday night in Cameron Indoor Stadium.

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