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Rachel Chason


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Losing balance

One particularly late night in The Chronicle’s office early in the spring of my junior year, I turned to my friend Amrith, then the editor-in-chief, and asked what him what he thought about balance.


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Editors' Note

Like President Brodhead, our time at Duke is coming to an end. But although we’ve only been here for four years compared to Brodhead’s 13, we’ve nevertheless had some time to get to know this place.


Senior Policy Advisor for the Trump Campaign Stephen Miller throws up a peace sign while saying hello to the crowd, before a Donald Trump event July 28 in Cedar Rapids. Miller criticized Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton over her new slogan “stronger together,” believing that that didn’t include working class Americans.
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‘A very young person in the White House on a power trip’

When Charlie Rose asked President Donald Trump’s senior advisor Stephen Miller, Trinity ’07, about the “chaos and turmoil” that followed Trump’s executive order halting immigration, Miller responded with a line that was representative of his entire political career. “If nobody’s disagreeing with what you’re doing, then you’re probably not doing anything that really matters in the scheme of things,” Miller told Rose. Miller—an outspoken conservative activist since high school—has come under intense scrutiny in recent days for his role in drafting and implementing an executive order which includes a halt on immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries and indefinitely bans Syrian refugees.


First-year Nikhil Sridhar (top left), first-year Mitchell Siegel (top right) and grad school student Jackson Berger are among the students at Duke supporting Trump.
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Duke students for Trump?

First-year Mitchell Siegel is a typical Duke student in many ways. He’s from New York, lives in Giles residence hall and is interested in politics.


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Former Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis emphasized the importance of voting in the 2016 election, which she said is a "turning point" in American history.
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Former Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis emphasized the importance of voting in the 2016 election, which she said is a "turning point" in American history.


Admission tour groups watch last Friday’s protest on West Campus. Several tours will be given Thursday and Friday as part of Blue Devil Days.
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Admission tour groups watch last Friday’s protest on West Campus. Several tours will be given Thursday and Friday as part of Blue Devil Days.


Protestors outside Allen "checked off" their demand of amnesty for sit-in participants.
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Protestors outside Allen "checked off" their demand of amnesty for sit-in participants.

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